Sweet & Savory 2017

Save the Date for April 27th, 2017!  SC State Museum- Planetarium Lobby, 301 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201 6:00-9:00 PM Help us celebrate 40 years of service at Sweet & Savory! Our annual chef’s competition is the only event where you can find sweet treats and savory hors d’oeurves from the Midland’s most talented chefs! Join us… Read more »

Poker Run, Walk or Crawl Benefiting Palmetto Place

Are Harley Davidson bikes your passion? Do you enjoy playing poker? Do you want to help support the kids at Palmetto Place? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, the Poker Run, Walk, or Crawl is for you! Spend Saturday, June 4th at the Thunder Tower Harley-Davidson! Registration starts at 10:00… Read more »

Sweet & Savory Chef’s Competition 2016

Thank you to everyone who was a part of Sweet & Savory. Palmetto Place depends on this fundraiser to keep our doors open and allow us to serve abused, neglected and homeless children and teens. This year we were able to raise an incredible $35,000! We wouldn’t have been able to do this without our… 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 »

Sweet & Savory Chef’s Competition March 26, 2015

Information on 2016’s Sweet & Savory Chef’s Competition is coming soon! Thank you to all who attended Sweet & Savory!  Such a wonderful and fun night! We were able to raise $27,000!! This is incredible and all thanks to the wonderful members of the community who support us. We appreciate you so much. Winners of 2015… Read more »

When Our Children Give Back

Today’s post comes from Victoria Infinger, our communications intern. “Feel what it’s like to truly starve, and I guarantee that you’ll forever think twice before wasting food.” – Criss Jami Feeding the homeless can leave a forever footprint on the hearts of those who have never seen or understood what it is like to be… Read more »

Moe’s Percent Night April 23

Students from Ridge View High School are hosting a percent night at Moe’s Southwest Grill of Sandhills on Wednesday, April 23! A percentage of the purchases will be donated to Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter. Be sure to present the flyer below when purchasing your delicious burrito or salad! If you forget the flyer that’s okay, just… Read more »

Stop by the First Citizens Café April 7-11

Next week, April 7-11, the First Citizens Café of Columbia will be donating all of its tips to Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter. The Café offers a variety of coffee beverages, pastries and healthy lunch options. Stop by for your morning coffee or on your lunch break! All of the menu options are prepared fresh daily…. Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: We Love Pancakes!

One of the great ways to volunteer here at Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter is cooking a meal for our kids. You can either prepare a meal in advance or come to our kitchen to cook. Two of our regular volunteers, Debra Branson and her husband Ron Branson, come about once a month to cook pancakes… Read more »