Making Music Matter

Join us at the First Annual Making Music Matter Benefit Concert!   Meet us at Hemingway’s Music Pub for this free event on Sunday, April 17th from 2-10 PM. Stop in for a bit or stay all evening. There are multiples ways you can donate to the shelter: have a drink, order a meal, tip the… Read more »

A new year, a new Palmetto Place

Update, Feb. 11, 2016: As we hope you all know, Palmetto Place has big plans for expansion. For too many months, we’ve had to turn away between 15 and 20 children in need. We just don’t have the space. In 2015 we launched our capital campaign, Saving More Children, in an effort to add more beds… Read more »

Palmetto Place Believes in Making a Change on #GivingTuesday

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Palmetto Place would like… Read more »

September is Hunger Action Month

Did you know that 1 in 6 people struggle to get enough to eat? What about the fact that food insecurities are particularly harmful to children? Many people think hunger is directly influenced by poverty. Although related, food insecurity and poverty are not the same. Poverty in the United States is only one of many… Read more »

Golf Tournament & Silent Auction October 18 & 19

Join us Sunday, October 18, 2015 for our Tournament Party & Silent Auction at The Windermere Club in Blythewood, SC (1101 Longtown Road East)! We will have a great silent auction, hors d’eouvres, music by the Three Peace Band and much more. Our annual golf tournament follows on Monday, October 19. To register a golf team, click… Read more »

Yoga Reaches Out

Yoga Reaches Out Yogathons throughout the U.S. benefit the empowerment and well-being of the world’s children. Yoga Reaches Out South Carolina is hosting a yogathon on Sunday, October 11 at the Columbia Convention Center. All proceeds from the event are being donated to Palmetto Place and Achieve Columbia. We are hopoing to have about 500… Read more »

May is National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections. During National Foster Care Month, we renew our commitment to ensuring a bright future… Read more »

Midlands Gives – Thank you!

Thank you Midlands! With your help, we raised more than $9,600 on Midlands Gives Day! Midlands Gives is Central Carolina Community Foundation’s online resource that connects donors with nonprofit organizations like us. Midlands Gives is 24 hours of unprecedented giving and a way to join with thousands of others to stand together for the Midlands…. Read more »

Junior Woman’s Club Baubles and Bubbles, April 9

The Junior Woman’s Club of Columbia will present their annual Baubles & Bubbles ladies night out benefiting Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter on Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6-9 pm at Seawell’s on Rosewood Dr. The gala will feature a grand Silent Auction of more than 100 items and a Champagne Diamond Drop for a chance to… Read more »