For 21 years, Elgin Lights has brought people together to celebrate family. For the last 15 years, it’s been in honor of an 11-year-old boy who left his family far too soon. This year, they’ll honor the same boy in a new way. This year will be the first for
“Fraternities and sororities at the University of South Carolina reported raising $571,572 for charity last semester, a new report shows. USC’s 13 sororities, which have nearly twice as many people as the fraternities, did most of the heavy lifting. The sororities raised 79 percent of the money for charity and
Be the Reason Other can Shine by joining Camp Cole at the 1st Annual 5K Trail Run and Walk. All proceeds go to building Columbia’s first overnight camp and retreat center for children and adults with disabilities, illnesses, and other life challenges as well as other purpose driven groups!
By Luke Hodges Deans Fawcett is on a mission, and she isn’t the least bit intimidated by the enormity of the charitable undertaking before her. “I really haven’t felt daunted,” the Columbia native says of fundraising for Camp Cole, the future Midlands retreat center for people dealing with serious health
Everything Has A Purpose
The story of Camp Cole started a long time ago.
It goes back to a friendship. One that no one knew would be so impactful. Stacy Sawyer and Deans Fawcett were sorority sisters; both Tri Deltas at the University of South Carolina. They would both graduate, get married, and have separate lives but would always…
By Cathy Cobbs — Columbia Star The death of a child with cancer in 2004, the sudden passing of his mother in 2016 would seem to overwhelm any hopes and dreams that one might have for the future. But what has come out of this is Camp Cole, a specialty retreat