Funds for Programs to Improve the Health of South Carolina Mothers and Infants

South Carolina Chapter of the March of Dimes: Community Awards Program
The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. The South Carolina Chapter of the March of Dimes provides grants each year through the Community Awards Program, which supports community-based initiatives that respond to the health concerns of pregnant women and infants throughout the state. Grants of up to $3,000 are provided to nonprofit organizations and government agencies that address the priority areas for South Carolina’s March of Dimes. The application deadline is June 15, 2018. Visit the March of Dimes website to review the priority areas and application guidelines.

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Summer Camp for Teens offers Team Building and Job Interview Skills Training

OPENING DOORS TEEN WORKSHOP

Opening Doors gives teens an opportunity to provide community service during the summer. The program is designed to develop teen character and self-worth, while preparing them for future job interviews. A mock interview and suggestions on resume preparation are part of the program. Teens also participate in hands-on service learning projects, field trips, educational workshops, and a team building camping experience in Midland County. The 6-week summer workshop program meets at Bethel AME Church.

Ages: 12 – 16

Registration: May 11, 2018

Fee: $30 per week

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Mon – Thu

Location: Bethel AME Church

819 Woodrow Street, Columbia, SC 29205

Information: 864-349-9754

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