A Zip Line Adventure

On Tuesday our teen house was invited to The Gorge in North Carolina with Generation Next SC and got to experience something truly thrilling; zooming along 11 zip lines spanning 1.25 miles, and descending more than 1100 vertical feet. America’s steepest and fastest zip line canopy tour begins on the rim of the Green River… Read more »

April Needs List

April is here and we are so excited! We’re got a lot going on this month from Easter to Sweet & Savory and all kinds of fun activities in between. Now that spring has sprung our teen house is getting ready for a deep spring cleaning. They need your help collecting cleaning supplies before the… Read more »

National Professional Social Worker Month at Palmetto Place

The month of March may conjure up thoughts of Spring, St. Patrick’s Day and other cheerful feelings. However, the month of march is also a time of admiration and praise for the thousands of social workers across the United States and beyond. Working in the social services sector is no easy task, it involves confronting… Read more »

Palmetto Place Celebrates March Madness

Spring is finally here and the teens at Palmetto Place could not be more excited! It might be the promise that spring break is around the corner and warmer weather is on its way, it might be the fact that our local college teams are in the NCAA Playoffs. For those who love basketball, spring… Read more »

March Needs

The first day of spring is right around the corner and our kids can’t wait for warmer weather to do more activities outside! In the meantime, here are some of the supplies we’ll need this month. Children’s Shelter: Net for the basketball hoop Bookshelves- we could use at least one more End tables/night stands Laundry… Read more »

February Needs

Last month we didn’t have much on our needs list- the donations we received in November and December had completely filled our storage spaces! But, we use more than 25 rolls of paper towel 5 gallons of laundry detergent each week! In January we used a good bit on the items that were donated in… Read more »

Local Walmart Store Funds Palmetto Place

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, we wouldn’t be able to give children and teens a safe, loving home without the support of the community behind us. We are incredibly thankful for Walmart #4506, or as most of us know it, the Walmart on Killian Rd here in Columbia. For the second… Read more »

New Year Resolutions

Every year January rolls around. It’s nature’s reset button on life, a chance to put the last year behind you and start the new year off right. One of our favorite things about January is making resolutions with the kids. They are so young, full of hope, and their resolutions are inspiring, so we wanted… Read more »

A Farewell from Erin

I am sitting at a coffee shop this morning for the peace and quiet that is needed to write this heartfelt thank you and farewell. It is a Wednesday, the day I am at our teen house early to see the teens each week before they head off to school.   One young lady wanted… Read more »