Educational Event to Highlight the Complexities of the Foster Care System

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WHAT:            Greenville Women Giving will host its upcoming Education Session “Life in Limbo: Foster Care” to address the intricacies of Foster Care and the many issues and challenges around it for the child, parent and our community. Speakers are David White, CEO of Fostering Great Ideas, and Rhonda Littleton, Baptist minister and A Home for Me founder. Attendees will view “Removed”, a 12-minute video that showcases foster care through the eyes of a young girl. This educational session is the one on “Human Services”, one of the five areas that GWG grants focus on each year. Members and their guests, as well as media professionals, are encouraged to attend.

WHEN:            Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 11:30 A.M. – 1 P.M.  Lunch will be served.

WHERE:          The Kroc Center

424 Westfield Street

Greenville, SC 29601

 WHO:              Greenville Women Giving (“GWG”), a non-profit women’s collective giving organization, was created as a special initiative of the Community Foundation in 2006. GWG is committed to improving the lives of Greenville County residents by awarding high-impact grants ranging from $50,000 to $100,000 in five areas: arts and culture, education, environment, health, and human services. To date, GWG has granted more than $4.8 million to Greenville County non-profit organizations. For more information on GWG, call 864-361-1393 or visit greenvillewomengiving.org.

 RSVP:              Please contact katieb@startflourishing.com or call 864-672-9768 by January 20.

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