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COLA Q+A with the women behind Camp Cole

“As we wrap up Women’s History Month, we wanted to share a Q+A we had with the women behind one of Columbia’s organizations — Camp Cole. As the team of local ladies gears up to welcome the first campers to the new facility (T-76 days away), we wanted to get to know them a little better.” Read More: https://colatoday.6amcity.com/cola-interview-camp-cole/

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Camp Cole Gears Up for Midlands Gives Day

“For us, Midlands Gives provides hope for our community members and it provides a way for them to get involved,” said Kelsey Carter with Camp Cole. “For them to give and make a meaningful gift.” Read More: https://issuu.com/columbiabuilders/docs/columbia_homes_spring_2021_final/s/11822898

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BIA Construction Team Recognized with Community Service Award

Members of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina were recognized with the REGAL Award for Community Service sponsored by The State newspaper. Camp Cole and the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina have been working together to create a safe, accessible, and inspirational gathering place where groups

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Lexington Life Magazine Highlights Camp Cole: A Place to Shine

Cole Carter was 11 years old when he was diagnosed with cancer. His big sister Kelsey, Camp Cole Founder and Executive Director, then 13, watched as the lives of her family were turned upside down in an instant. Visitors are sure to witness the spirits of Cole and Stacy shining

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Jefferson Award Honorees Create Camp Honoring Loved Ones

“Kelsey Sawyer Carter is a big sister. A title she takes seriously, and one she will always hold even with the passing of her younger brother. In 2004, 11-year-old Cole lost his battle to cancer, but his story doesn’t end there.” Read More: https://wach.com/features/jefferson-awards/jefferson-award-honorees-create-a-place-for-cancer-patients-to-shine

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The Law Office of Kenneth Berger Donates to Camp Cole

“As a law firm that serves catastrophically injured people, we believe whole-heartedly in Camp Cole’s mission and vision and the good that it will bring to the Midlands and the state of South Carolina. We are excited to see the Sawyer and Fawcett families’ dream come to fruition when they

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Midlands Gives Spotlight: Camp Cole

In 2004, at the age of 11, Cole Sawyer lost his battle with cancer. Cole was an inspiration to those around him, and a huge fan of Carolina football. Some of Cole’s most cherished memories were at summer camp, where he could truly be a kid and connect with other

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Camp Cole on List of Developments Coming to Columbia in 2020

“Local nonprofit Camp Cole – a camp and retreat for children and adults with serious illnesses, disabilities and other challenges – announced they’ll break ground on a brand-new, $10 million state-of-the-art facility in April 2020. The Camp Cole campus, being built on 40 acres off Garners Ferry Rd., will have a medical facility, cafe, gym, swimming pool, amphitheater, enough cottages

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Camp Cole begins countdown to construction for state of the art facility

“Camp Cole announced December 3 the countdown to construction for the state of the art facility for children, teens, and adults with disabilities, illnesses, and other life challenges. Camp Cole has successfully achieved the first milestone in its $10 million Shine On Capital Campaign. The organization has raised over $7

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Kappa Alpha donates to Camp Cole

“Kappa Alpha Order at the University of South Carolina held its fourth annual philanthropy event November 1 and raised $24,500 towards Camp Cole. Over the past four years combined, the event has raised over $108,000 towards the cause.” Read More: https://www.thecolumbiastar.com/articles/kappa-alpha-donates-to-camp-cole/

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Kelsey Sawyer Carter named November “Best Among Us”

“Kelsey Sawyer Carter is the co-founder and executive director of Camp Cole, a state-of-the-art facility coming to the Midlands that will allow children and adults facing serious illnesses and mental and physical challenges to enjoy one of childhood’s greatest pleasures – camp. Camp Cole was inspired by Kelsey’s younger brother,

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Two families, one dream: to shine a light for others

The Fawcetts and Sawyers came together to make Camp Cole a reality for children and adults facing serious illness and other physical or mental challenges. Read More on pages 28-29: https://issuu.com/theitem/docs/lakeside_septoct2019_web2

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Dick Dyer celebrates 50th anniversary, donates to Camp Cole

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Dick Dyer Toyota donated $100,000 to Camp Cole, a state-of-the-art facility being built in the Midlands for children and adults facing serious illness and other physical and mental health challenges. Read More: https://www.thecolumbiastar.com/articles/dick-dyer-celebrates-50th-anniversary-donates-to-camp-cole/

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