Registration Open for Annual NEEDTOBREATHE Classic Coming to Daniel Island on March 25

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CHARLESTON, S.C. – Registration is open for the 2019 NEEDTOBREATHE Classic, a celebrity golf tournament and musical event benefiting Charleston-based nonprofit OneWorld Health.

The seventh annual NEEDTOBREATHE Classic is set for March 25, 2019, at the Daniel Island Club. Golfers from around the country converge on the Lowcountry for a chance to hit the links with musicians, athletes and actors. The event culminates in an evening concert featuring southern rock band NEEDTOBREATHE and other musicians at the Charleston Music Farm.

Last year’s sell-out event raised more than $200,000 for OneWorld Health for its work empowering communities around the world to achieve long-term improvements in health and quality of life. The annual golf tournament was started by Commonwealth Cares Foundation, the charitable foundation of Daniel Island financial services firm Commonwealth.

“This event combines an incredible day of golf and a once-in-a-lifetime concert experience – all with the benefit of supporting an organization that is saving lives around the world,” said Britt Gilbert, founder of Commonwealth Cares Foundation. “The 2018 event sold out weeks in advance, so get signed up now or, during this holiday season, give someone the gift of an amazing experience while giving back to an important global charity.”

Choose a celebrity golf experience or a simple standard foursome – both of which include access to the after-party concert. Register by Nov. 30 for early-bird pricing. Additional discounted pricing is available in December for anyone interested surprising a loved one with a day of golf. Registration and sponsorship details are available at www.commonwealthcares.org.

In 2013, NEEDTOBREATHE partnered with Commonwealth Cares Foundation, lending its name to the annual golf tournament and adding a musical concert with the mission of raising funds and increasing awareness for OneWorld Health. NEEDTOBREATHE band members include Bear Rinehart (vocals, guitar), Bo Rinehart (guitar, vocals), Seth Bolt (bass, vocals), and Josh Lovelace (keys, vocals).

NEEDTOBREATHE, which has roots in South Carolina, is a long-time partner of OneWorld Health. One dollar from every concert ticket sold goes back to the band’s support of OneWorld Health. To date, NEEDTOBREATHE has raised over $2 million through ticket sales, fan donations and the golf tournament and helped to open two NEEDTOBREATHE Medical Centers in Tola and Jinotega, Nicaragua.

On the heels of the biggest and best-selling tour of their career, NEEDTOBREATHE will hit the road in February for their Acoustic Live Tour, this time in support of its first-ever acoustic live album, Acoustic Live Vol. 1, which is available now.

ABOUT COMMONWEALTH CARES FOUNDATION
Founded in 2007 as a 501(c)(3), Commonwealth Cares Foundation is the charitable arm of Commonwealth, a Daniel Island-based comprehensive financial services firm with a division focused on providing financial planning services to physicians and the medical community. The firm brings a values-based philosophy, offering clients independent advice through a consultative, team-oriented approach. For more information, visit commonwealthcares.org.

ABOUT NEEDTOBREATHE
NEEDTOBREATHE is a GRAMMY-nominated rock band hailing from South Carolina, comprised of brothers Bear Rinehart (vocals, guitar) and Bo Rinehart (guitar, vocals), Seth Bolt (bass, vocals), and Josh Lovelace (keys, vocals). Their most recent album H A R D L O V E released in 2016 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Albums, Top Current Albums, Top Rock Albums and Top Alternative Albums charts and #2 on the Billboard 200, their greatest debut yet. H A R D L O V E is the follow-up to 2014’s Rivers In the Wasteland, which debuted at #3 overall on the Billboard 200 and spawned the RIAA-certified Gold single “Brother (feat. Gavin DeGraw).” The hit earned the group their first GRAMMY nomination as well as a pair of Billboard Music Award nominations.

NEEDTOBREATHE, well known for the aggressive touring schedule and impressive live show, celebrated four consecutive sold-out shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, as well as sell outs at Greek Theatre (Los Angeles), Ascend Amphitheatre (Nashville), Aragon Ballroom (Chicago), Verizon Theatre (DFW) and more. NEEDTOBREATHE recently released their 4-track EP Forever On Your Side (Niles City Sound Sessions) – which includes the single “Forever On Your Side (with JOHNNYSWIM)” – and are set to debut their first-ever fully acoustic album – Acoustic Live Vol. 1 – on November 16. For more information, visit needtobreathe.com.
ABOUT ONEWORLD HEALTH
Our vision is to see impoverished communities take ownership in a sustainable healthcare model, so that they become empowered to bring about long-term change and tangible improvements in their health and quality of life. Our mission is to provide quality, affordable healthcare to people in need. We have developed a model that provides affordable health care to the communities who need it most and does not require ongoing support to keep the doors open. Each OneWorld Health medical center offers a full scope of healthcare services to the community, delivered by trained nationals and offered at a price point that is affordable to the overwhelming majority of the population. Patient fees offset the costs of running the clinic, eventually meeting or exceeding the total monthly operating costs. For more information, visit oneworldhealth.com.

Charleston Based Blackbaud and Facebook Scale Online Giving to Bolster Event Fundraising

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Leading tech companies team up to help social good organizations
extend the reach of their peer-to-peer fundraising events

Charleston, S.C. (July 26, 2018) — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced the general availability of the integration of its cloud fundraising and engagement solutions with Facebook’s fundraising solution. Blackbaud’s integration seamlessly enables the publication of Blackbaud TeamRaiser? fundraisers to Facebook, allowing event supporters to simultaneously solicit donations directly via their own social networks and their TeamRaiser webpages while helping nonprofits view and manage Facebook transactions within TeamRaiser.

Both companies announced this new capability last November, with early adopters JDRF, National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Susan G. Komen working alongside Blackbaud and Facebook.

“Blackbaud is the first and only cloud software company to leverage Facebook’s Fundraising API, which provides added value for our Luminate Online? and TeamRaiser customers,” said Mary Beth Westmoreland, chief technology officer at Blackbaud. “We understand that managing fundraising between Facebook and other nonprofit technologies can be challenging for nonprofits, especially reconciling data with existing campaigns. Through this integration, Blackbaud delivers features to give nonprofits seamless access and centralized control over their Facebook fundraising tools, driving campaign awareness, maximizing participant fundraising and maintaining momentum even after events conclude.”

Facebook expands organizations’ fundraising networks while Blackbaud optimizes their fundraising strategy—all in one purpose-built place.

Using the Facebook integration, Blackbaud customers now have a simplified way to manage, process and record Facebook donations in Blackbaud TeamRaiser. The integration helps customers:

  • Improve participant and donor experience – participants can easily reach out to friends and family to reach their goals faster, with donations being made without leaving Facebook.
  • Raise more money, more efficiently – participants can fundraise simultaneously in both Facebook and TeamRaiser; donations will sync between both.
  • Increase reach and efficiency – Facebook Fundraisers are native content and given higher priority on newsfeeds; data is automatically updated in TeamRaiser.

“We’re excited to partner with Blackbaud to help nonprofits optimize their fundraising strategies,” said Emily Dalton Smith, director, Social Good Partnerships, Facebook. “Expanding to peer-to-peer fundraising events will help people generate more impact and even further support the causes they care about.”

Early feedback indicates improved donor experience, increased dollars raised and increased efficiency in managing campaigns across platforms:

“Being able to provide our Ride For Roswell participants with the option to integrate their personal fundraising pages with Facebook Fundraisers was a game changer for our 2018 event,” said Cindy Eller, executive director at Roswell Park Alliance Foundation. “One of our new riders received more than 20 gifts through Facebook within three days of integrating her fundraising page and another received more than 50 gifts and became one of our top fundraisers. These are just two examples that proves this new option was allowing our participants to better leverage their social networks in their fundraising efforts. We are also truly pleased that Facebook donations are processed within Luminate Online and update our participants’ TeamRaiser thermometers in real time. We’re excited by the possibilities of this tool and look forward to incorporating it into our other peer-to-peer fundraising events.”

This integration addresses an important need for Blackbaud customers: an automated, cost-effective and efficient way to leverage the reach of the Facebook platform to activate fundraisers while also managing, processing, and recording those donations directly in their Blackbaud solutions. Blackbaud intends to expand integration capabilities to its entire portfolio of cloud fundraising and engagement solutions in the future.

Discover best practices and case studies of nonprofits who are successfully using Facebook Fundraisers by watching the on-demand Blackbaud webinar.

Click to tweet: .@Blackbaud and @Facebook team up to help #socialgood orgs extend the reach of their P2P #fundraising events https://blkb.co/2LbOh1a

About Blackbaud
Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community—nonprofits, foundations, companies, education institutions, healthcare organizations and individual change agents—Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through cloud software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. The Blackbaud portfolio is tailored to the unique needs of vertical markets, with solutions for fundraising and CRM, marketing, advocacy, peer-to-peer fundraising, corporate social responsibility, school management, ticketing, grantmaking, financial management, payment processing, and analytics. Serving the industry for more than three decades, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit?www.blackbaud.com.

Blackbaud Media Contact
Nicole McGougan
Public Relations Manager
843.654.3307
media@blackbaud.com

Forward-looking Statements
Except for historical information, all of the statements, expectations, and assumptions contained in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Although Blackbaud attempts to be accurate in making these forward-looking statements, it is possible that future circumstances might differ from the assumptions on which such statements are based. In addition, other important factors that could cause results to differ materially include the following: general economic risks; uncertainty regarding increased business and renewals from existing customers; continued success in sales growth; management of integration of acquired companies and other risks associated with acquisitions; risks associated with successful implementation of multiple integrated software products; the ability to attract and retain key personnel; risks related to our dividend policy and share repurchase program, including potential limitations on our ability to grow and the possibility that we might discontinue payment of dividends; risks relating to restrictions imposed by the credit facility; risks associated with management of growth; lengthy sales and implementation cycles, particularly in larger organization; technological changes that make our products and services less competitive; and the other risk factors set forth from time to time in the SEC filings for Blackbaud, copies of which are available free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or upon request from Blackbaud’s investor relations department. All Blackbaud product names appearing herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Blackbaud, Inc.

Andrew Pinckney Inn Collects School Supplies for Teachers’ Supply Closet

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Andrew Pinckney Inn is partnering with the Teachers’ Supply Closet (TSC) to help get school supplies to local children for the 2017 school year. Now through Labor Day they will be collecting new or gently used school/office supplies in our lobby at 40 Pinckney Street. As a way to say thank you to our guests for supporting our cause, if you bring in at least three supplies we will offer one free night of valet parking during your stay*.

Teachers’ Supply Closet eliminates the need for teachers to pay for the products. They are a nonprofit affiliate of the national Kids In Need Foundation that provides free school supplies to teachers in Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley Counties who work at schools where at least 81% of the students are on the free or reduced meals program. In 2016 they provided 27,550 children with free school supplies.

Top 5 Needs: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
-Composition Notebooks
-Copy Paper
-Kleenex
-Hand Sanitizer ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?.
-Glue Sticks

Other Wish List Needs:
-Pencils
-Pink Erasers
-Washable Markers
-Pocket Folders
-Scissors
-Crayons

Drop Off Location:
Andrew Pinckney Inn
40 Pinckney Street, Charleston, SC

*Free valet parking is to be used during your current visit only and it is nontransferable. Good for one night only of parking, in exchange for a minimum of three separate school supplies.

Teacher Supplies Closet Mission: To serve children in the Tri-County area in meeting their educational and creative needs by providing free supplies donated by businesses and individuals.

Historic Charleston Trivia Hunt Benefits Children Battling Cancer

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Historic Charleston Trivia Hunt Benefits Children Battling Cancer

Proceeds of ticket sales will go to non-profit Camp Happy Days to help children battling cancer

Charleston, SC– Local Charleston businesses, Traveling Ink, GievBee Texting System and Palmetto Carriage Work have partnered together to start an exciting, ongoing fundraiser for South Carolina non-profit, Camp Happy Days. Charleston Trivia Hunt is a fun and informative way to learn more about Charleston during self-guided tours of downtown areas.

The Trivia Hunts combine the fun of a scavenger hunt, the challenge of trivia, and the flexibility of a self-guided walking tour of Charleston. Historic homes, churches, gardens, and more serve as the backdrop as hunters answer trivia questions that guide them from one stop to the next. Multiple choice trivia questions are sent directly to the hunter’s mobile phone. They then use GPS or a search engine to help direct them to the site of the next question.

Charleston based Camp Happy Days offers support to South Carolina children battling cancer and their families by providing free year-round programs and services. “We are excited to partner with these local Charleston businesses to give people a fun tour of Charleston while helping to spread awareness about our programs,” says Cindy Johnson, Executive Director of Camp Happy Days.

Every year, Camp Happy Days hosts their staple, annual summer camp where kids discover the power within themselves, as they share life-changing experience with kids just like them who are battling cancer. What cancer takes away, Camp Happy Days helps give back.

Visitors to The Holy City and locals looking to learn more about their beloved city can use Traveling Ink as a guide through Charleston. If you’re looking to take part in a traveling ink Trivia Hunt, text the word “EXPLORE” to the number (843) 940-8882 to sign up for a hunt right from your phone.

For more information on the Trivia Hunt and Camp Happy Days, please go to Traveling Ink’s Charleston attractions page at, CampHappyDays.org/Trivia-Hunt.

Charleston Based Nectar Sunglasses Team Up with The Bee Cause to Help Repopulate Honeybee Hives

Press Release:? Quality eyewear maker, Nectar Sunglasses is partnering with The Bee Cause to help repopulate honeybee hives. This stems from the concern in recent years about the rapid decrease in honeybee population in the United States and the rest of the world. In response, Nectar is donating a portion of each sunglasses order to The Bee Cause.

Quality eyewear maker, Nectar Sunglasses is partnering with The Bee Cause to help repopulate honeybee hives. This stems from the concern in recent years about the rapid decrease in honeybee population in the United States and the rest of the world. In response, Nectar is donating a portion of each sunglasses order to The Bee Cause.

The main aim of the partnership is to build 1,000 observational bee hives in schools around the world. Each new hive will house 10,000 bees and will help educate children on the importance of bees The hives will also allow them to safely investigate thriving bee communities. So far, the partnership has succeeded in repopulating over 430,000 bees.

As part of the campaign, Nectar Sunglasses have set up an ‘initiative’ page within their site, which contains an eye-catching infographic. The infographic specifically highlights the rapid decrease in the number of bee hives living in the United States. In 2015, there were only 2 million hives present in the US, compared to 4 million in 1975.

In addition, the infographic put together by Nectar Sunglasses contains an assortment of fascinating facts on the importance and effects of pollination by bees. These include the value of bee pollination to the U.S. economy, the fact that one third of the world’s food supply are reliant on bees for pollination, and that 75% of flowering plant species need a pollinator to reproduce. The campaign page also underlines the causes of honeybee decline.

What makes Nectar Sunglasses unique from the competition is that they make quality eyewear for less than $50. Founded by two friends in 2012, the company prides itself in breaking all the rules and offer products, which come in unique color combinations and styles made for risk takers, freethinkers, and those who want to experience true freedom.

Moreover, all sunglasses sold through Nectar’s site are made from durable polycarbonate material to make them sturdy and resist impact from any extreme activity. The products also feature Euphoric HD polarized lenses, which not only filters out harmful rays but also prevents the glare, which bounces off water and snow from hitting the eyes.

People can view Nectar’s unique range of sunglasses at www.nectarsunglasses.com

Contact Information:

461 A Fleming Rd

Charleston, SC 29412

(843) 795-0914

Website: http://www.nectarsunglasses.com

 

 

Camp Happy Days Supports Local Children Battling Pediatric Cancer

Camp Happy Days Supports Local Children Battling Pediatric Cancer

Camp Happy Days assists the Brown family throughout the year.
Charleston, SC – Everyday 43 children are diagnosed with cancer. Camp Happy Days?(CHD), a local Charleston nonprofit has devoted its purpose to providing services to children battling cancer?and their families throughout the state of South Carolina with cost free year-round programs and activities.

Cherelle Brown and her family have been actively involved with Camp Happy Days since learning of the organization three years ago.??Brown noted that Camp Happy Days has given her family the understanding to know they are not alone. According to Brown, Camp Happy Days has not only helped Adrianna (age 9) come out of her shell but her and her husband find it easier to communicate with others about what Adrianna and their family are going through?—?stating that CHD has been a tremendous resource for parents to connect with one another and have a weight lifted off their shoulders.

“It’s just safe. You worry when your kids are at school, anytime that they aren’t with you. For the first time, and every year since, when Adrianna is?at camp,?I can be calm, I don’t worry, I don’t call. When they are at Camp Happy Days, I know they are safe- it’s truly the only time I am not worried about my children when they are away. Camp Happy Days has been a lifeline for my family and is one of the best things to happen to us during this difficult time.” (Brown).

Each year, Adrianna brings her little sister Bentyana 7, to camp with her. Camp Happy Days promotes siblings to attend camp together, as a time to bond and learn that they are not alone. Brown says her daughters’ bonds are unbreakable and that Bentyana is so protective of her big sister, offering help wherever they go.

Camp Happy Days raises all of the funds each year to support families like the Browns. One of Camp Happy Days largest fundraising event for children battling cancer is coming up in November. The Camp Happy Days Heroes of Hope Gala?on Friday, November 4th at the Memminger Auditorium is a fundraiser and celebration of the 27th Anniversary of the Cabooty Party which was started by Allan Cabading, a childhood cancer survivor, longtime volunteer and supporter! The event directly benefits children battling cancer and their families. The evening is the biggest fundraiser of the year for CHD, and includes a dinner, open bar, live band, and a silent and live auction. The event begins at 7pm, VIP Early Check-in and Auction Previews are available at 6:30. Tickets will be $100 per person until October 21st. Please go to?http://www.camphappydays.org/gala/?for additional details.

Wine Tasting Wednesday Wars: Profit vs. Charity – A Charleston Dilemma

Tomorrow two of Charleston’s newer establishments are having Wednesday Wine Events:? Mercantile and Mash and The Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl.? One is offering the event for profit, while the other is partnering with a local non-profit organization.

Let us look at the differences in offerings.? Maybe this is a metaphor for distinct differences in Charleston’s culture and economic separation.

Mercantile and Mash is from 6 PM – 7 PM – Tickets are $25.00 plus tax (4 Wines)

The Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl is from 6 PM – 8 PM – Tickets are $5.00 with $3.00 going to the Florence Crittenton Program and 5 Wines

 

Sometimes these are the trials and tribulations we have to deal with in Charleston

Wine Tasting to Benefit Florence Crittenton!

Wednesday, August 3rd from 6-8 pm at
The Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl

The Eclectic Cafe?is a new?vinyl emporium, coffee shop, bistro café, newstand and wine &?craft beer?bar in the?Cannonborough-Elliotborough neighborhood of downtown?Charleston.

Eclectic Cafe will be having a Wine Tasting this Wednesday, August 3rd from 6-8pm to benefit Florence Crittenton!

Come sip for a good cause – Only $5 to try 5?wines!
$3 of every wine tasting purchase?goes to FCP.

Thank you?Mr. Garrett Garnos & Friends at The Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl?for being a wonderful community partner!

Summer Reds Wine Social Tomorrow – Mercantile and Mash

Wednesday, August 3

6?to 7?p.m.

 

Discover the best red wines to cope with the summer heat at Mercantile and Mash’s next wine social!

Vonda Freeman, wine director, will lead a tasting of the following red wines perfect for summer sippin’:

Domaine du Prieure Bourgogne Rouge, France
Point North Pinot Noir, Oregon
Domaine Rimbert “Cousin Oscar,” Languedoc, France
Marcel Lapierre “Raisins Gaulois,” Beaujolais, France

Tickets are $25 per person plus tax

We sold out last time, so click here for tickets and more information!

 

North Charleston Based Water Mission receives a four-star rating from Charity Navigator for 10 consecutive years

Media Release:? Ten Years Running

Water Mission, based in North Charleston, SC has received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator for 10 consecutive years! This distinction is awarded to less than 1% of charities around the world.

“Our latest rating strengthens our leadership as a Christian engineering organization at the forefront of delivering sustainable solutions in the global water crisis.” – George Greene, IV, president and CEO, Water Mission

Thank you for your support as we steward your gifts to have lasting impact around the world.

Our Story

In 1998, our founders, Molly and George Greene, were operating an environmental engineering company in Charleston, South Carolina when they heard about the devastation in Honduras caused by Hurricane Mitch. After receiving a request for multiple water treatment systems in Honduras, and being unable to find existing systems that would work, George and his team of engineers took action to build such a system – and thus the idea for Water Missions International was born.

When the Greenes arrived in Honduras, they were shocked by what they found. The river that flowed through a nearby village was the color of chocolate milk, deep brown with toxins, bacteria and hopelessness. The residents of the village referred to it as the “River of Death” – no one survived once they drank from that river. As one of the newly built water systems became operational, the local villagers were still terrified to drink any water from the river – whether it was clear or not. So Molly and George placed their own lips to the hose and drank the newly purified water. With that action, Molly and George bridged the final gap and the villagers swarmed forward to drink the water.

In the aftermath of their Honduras trip, Molly and George discovered the sad truth about the global water crisis – that billions are forced to drink dirty water every day. In 2001, the Greenes took action to combat this reality and founded Water Mission.

Water Mission Financial and Rating Report

Water Mission Official Website

 

 

 

Folly Association of Business (FAB) Gives Back to Local Charities

Press Release:? FAB Gives Back

The Folly Association of Business to donate to Folly Beach charities

Charleston, SC – The Folly Association of Business (FAB) will be donating a portion of the proceeds from their 2016 Festivals to several local Folly Beach charities at their next meeting on Thursday, June 9th.? Although FAB has always donated to local charities, this will be the first time that they have donated to charities based on their volunteer hours at the Folly Festivals.

Christine Wilkerson, Head of the Festival Volunteer Committee, talked about the impact that this program had on both the Festivals and the Folly charities that were selected:

“By recruiting volunteer representatives to help with the festivals, we received?enthusiastic, responsible and reliable people. It’s a benefit for us and an opportunity for them to earn some serious money for their charity.? We could not have been happier with the results and look forward to working with all these great people again at future festivals.”

FAB President, Lewis Dodson had this to say about the joint venture, “We are so grateful for all the volunteers and to be able to continue to give back to our community! Each of these charities is doing great things on our island and we hope that we can continue to support each other through programs like this.”

The following charities will be presented with donations at the Folly Association of Business meeting Thursday:

Folly Anglers $1,075
Folly Angels $600
Surfer’s Healing $1,215
Begin with Books $125

As part of their effort to give back, the Folly Association of Business will also be presenting The City of Folly Beach with a check for $6,000 at the city’s June 14th meeting. This money will be put directly towards Center Street Beautification, particularly the Engraved Brick Project.

FAB will be presenting each of the four charities with checks on June 9th at 6:30pm at the Tides Hotel on Center Street. They will be presenting the FAB donation to the city at City Council meeting at 7pm at Folly Beach Hall.

If you would to learn more about any of these FAB projects or about getting your Folly Beach charity involved for 2017 please contact Lindsey Chambers, FAB Secretary, at secretary4fab@gmail.com.

SOL Southwest Kitchen & Tequila Bar Raises Almost $1,400 for the Local Ronald McDonald House

Media Press Release:

This past Holiday season, SOL Southwest Kitchen & Tequila Bar paired up with local charity chapter Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of Charleston to raise money to support countless House initiatives through the restaurant’s Kitchen Karma program. Since its inception in 2013, SOL had donated over $22,000 to local charities.

On Wednesday, February 3, SOL presented a check totaling ?$1,398 to the Ronald McDonald House in Charleston, who’s mission for over 35 years has been to provide a safe haven for families with children who are receiving extensive medical treatment at nearby Hospitals.

“We are humbled that our guests helped us raise more than $1,300 for this incredible organization that allows families to stay together during a difficult time,” said David Clark, owner of SOL.

Through its Kitchen Karma program, SOL partners with?a?local charity organization for a period of five?to eight weeks?to raise funds for that?organization of choice.? SOL chooses?a featured dish and cocktail and?$1 proceeds from every featured item purchased?within that fundraising period go directly to that organization. The featured items from?the?RMH of Charleston partnership?included?the?Steak Skewers and the seasonal Cranberry Spice Margarita.

Now through March 6, the Kitchen Karma program will partner with HALOS, a local organization that provides comprehensive services for more than 700 kinship families in which grandparents and other relatives have stepped in to raise children so they will not have to enter foster care.

$1 proceeds from the Tuna Lollipops Appetizer and the Blood Orange Margarita will be donated to HALOS.

For more information on?SOL?Southwest Kitchen & Tequila Bar?and the Kitchen Karma program, please visit SOLMtPleasant.com.