Posts made in January, 2012

Welcome New Board Members!

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The Rural Mission Board of Directors and staff welcome five new members to the Board as we also thank several members who have retired from the Board. Long time Board Vice Chairman and one of the founders of the Rural Mission, Mr. Abraham “Bill” Jenkins, Sr. retired with many dedicated years of service to the Mission.?? Please look for more on his years of giving to the Mission in a latter article. Also leaving the Board in 2011 with our sincere thanks are Attorney Joy Stoney, Mr. Andy Sarosy and Mr. E.M. Mickey Seabrook, III. Joining the Board as pictured below from left to right...

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A New Handicap Accessible Bathroom for a Disabled Veteran !

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Our special thanks to Home Depot and to Second Presbyterian Church in Charleston for providing comfort and safety to a disabled veteran, Mr. Ben McClear.?? Thank you Home Depot for your special support to veterans in need as a National priority.  

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MLK,Jr. Day of Service Blessed by the Service of Citadel cadets

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Our special thanks goes to the AmeriCorps Vista Program at The Citadel which brought to us again a great group of cadets who served with us for the MLK, Jr. Day of Service on January 16.?? Groups of Citadel cadets are also scheduled several times this winter and spring to volunteer in repairing homes.?? They always bring energy and dedication for a day of hard work.??? This partnership has brought a better life to many families as well as needed improvements to the Rural Mission campus through repairs and upgrades. Learn more about this wonderful volunteer program through AmeriCorps vista and...

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New Grants Will Help to Support Home Improvements!

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The Rural Mission is very thankful for?two new grants in January to our support of outreach housing ministry to families in need. Thank you to: The Patrick Family Foundation of Charleston for $5,000 The Post and Courier Foundation for $2,000 God Bless !

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Home Depot Grant for Disabled Veterans and Charleston's Second Presbyterian Church Provide Home Repairs for a Wadmalaw Island Senior

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p>Our deep appreciation to the Home Depot Foundation and to Second Presbyterian Church in Charleston for the support needed to replace the crumbling bathroom of Ben and Carolyn McClair of Wadmalaw Island with? new handicap accessible features and a walk in bathtub.??? The Home Depot Foundation has placed a high priority on helping disabled and needy veterans with adequate and safe housing.? Learn more at:? http://www.homedepotfoundation.org/how-we-help/grants.html Together with the generosity of Second Presbyterian Church and volunteer teams,???this diabled US Army veteran with service in...

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