SCAGPO Charitable Projects

 

2016


 

  

 

2015


 The Chapter sponsored several Charitable Projects in 2015, including a Food Drive (March), Statewide Veteran's Toiletry Drive (May), Care Package Drive for Cancer Patients (September) and Wreaths Across America (November)

     

 

2014


 

2013


 

Let’s Pack-A-Pickup for Harvest Hope Food Bank

As part of its community services initiative, SCAGPO needs your support and participation to Pack-A-Pickup for Harvest Hope Food Bank. The event will be held at Piggly Wiggly, 4711-1 Forest Drive, Columbia SC 29206 on Saturday, March 30, 2013 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

A convenient and fun way to donate to Harvest Hope is through their on-line Virtual Food Drive. You can click and drop food items or monetary donations into a virtual grocery cart until you reach your desired donation goal. To participate in SCAGPO’s Virtual Food Drive click here: http://vad.aidmatrix.org/vadxml.cfm?driveid=5303.

Here’s How You Can Participate:

  • Volunteer to assist at the event.
  • Join us in person at the Pack-A-Pickup event on Saturday, March 30, 2013 between the hours of 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
  • Go to Harvest Hope’s Virtual Food Drive from March 1, 2013 to March 31, 2013:http://vad.aidmatrix.org/vadxml.cfm?driveid=5303.
  • Bring your donations of perishable food items to our Spring Training Seminar on March 14, 2013.


If you have questions or concerns, please contact Clarissa Belton at cbelton@sccommerce.com or (803) 737-0416.

2011


 

SCAGPO READING CHAIN
October 2011 

On October 25, 2011 SCAGPO members will lead their communities in a day to read to elementary school students. This day of literacy will be planned in regions across the state by Regional Directors and SCAGPO members in their local school Districts. The Project's managers are Clarissa Belton and Stacy Gregg.  Volunteers are encouraged to get an early start on their plans and may find helpful documents in the Project's Toolkit.

Reading Chain Documents
 
E. E. Taylor Thank You Note (pdf)
Reading Chain Final Report (pdf)

Harvest Hope Food Bank
September 2011

As part of its community services initiative, SCAGPO needs your support and participation to Pack-A-Pickup for Harvest Hope Food Bank. The event will be held at Piggly Wiggly, 4711-1 Forest Drive, Columbia SC 29206 on Saturday, September 10, 2011 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

SCAGPO’s Virtual Food Bank is also available to all members and friends from August 12, 2011 – September 12, 2011 http://vad.aidmatrix.org/vadxml.cfm?driveid=5303.

Here’s How You Can Participate:

• Volunteer to assist at the event.
• Join us in person at the Pack-A-Pickup event on Saturday, September 10, 2011 between the hours of 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
• Go online to SCAGPO’s Virtual Food Drive to make donations. (See the link above.)
• Bring your donations of perishable food items to our Fall Quarterly Training Seminar on September 8, 2011.


Muscular Dystrophy Association

July 2011

The SCAGPO Board requests you consider making a charitable contribution to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Many of us know the MDA from the Jerry's Kids telethons in our youth. This association continues to be a viable and necessary non-profit organization due to the kindness of ordinary people like you who care enough to make and keep a monetary commitment to children in special circumstances. 
To make a tax deductable contribution, please visit (SCAGPO President) Clarissa Clark's lock-up page:

https://www.joinmda.org/MyLockup/MyHomepage/tabid/219390/Participant/clclark/Default.aspx

Your receipt will be e-mailed to you soon after your donation is made. Thank you for your consideration of helping us to meet our $3,000.00 goal. Please know your kindness is appreciated. The deadline is June 15, 2011.

Pound for Pound Challenge
May 2011

The Annual Forum's Program Committee is pleased to announce a Biggest Loser Challenge to find SCAGPO's Biggest Loser. The contest will run from May until November 17, with a May 13 deadline to register on the Biggest Loser Pound for Pound Challenge website as a SCAGPO Transformers team challenge participant. For every pound lost in May, a financial contribution will be donated through their program to the Harvest Food Bank in SC. Although their Pound for Pound challenge ends May 31, 2011. SCAGPO’s challenge will end November 17, 2011.

Feeding America provides low-income individuals and families with the fuel to survive and even thrive. As the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, our network members supply food to more than 37 million Americans each year, including 14 million children and 3 million seniors. Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks support 61,000 agencies that address hunger in all of its forms. Feeding America will use the funds donated by The Pound For Pound Challenge to deliver groceries to its network of local food banks.