Some Things Just Make You Smile…

Posted by: Lila Anna Sauls

My weekend was great. Nothing in particular happened…but as my house wound down Sunday night and all seven of us prepped for the week ahead there was a sense of peace and simple happiness.  I thought of the things that had made me smile over the two days: a new shirt, surprise sno-cones with my boys, a trip to Main Street with just one of the twins, and hanging a painting I’d just bought.

Make Lunch for Our Kids This Summer!

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

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For the past 4 summers, we have committed to providing the 30+ children in our full-day, 10-week summer camp a homemade, nutritious lunch each day.  (We also provide them with a nutritious breakfast and 2 snacks a day during the summer!)

May 6th is the Day for #MidlandsGives!

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

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Hopefully you’ve heard of it by now, right?!  Midlands Gives is 24-hour online giving event designed to bring the region together to raise money and awareness for local charities. The event is being hosted by Central Carolina Community Foundation and the goal is to help nonprofits attract new donors and build online fundraising capabilities to support long-term success.


Angels Tea Silent Auction Sneak Peek #2

Posted by: Jessica Malovic

We are excited to offer the following items at the 8th Annual Angels Tea this Friday, May 2nd, 2014:

Framed photograph by local photographer, Guy White

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A basketball signed by Lady Gamecocks Coach, Dawn Staley

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A handmade basket by Helen Summer

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An original painting by local artist, Nini Ward

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A handmade canvas tote from Bella Lucca designs (perfect size for a sleepover!)

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A silver necklace from Stella & Dot

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A painting by local artist, Cathy Monetti

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Plan Toys washing machine donated by KD’s Treehouse

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Handmade hooded cape with wand & dress-up tutu dress by Judy Phipps of Personalize Boutique

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More items include: scarves from knitwits, gift baskets galore, gift certificates to local restaurants, original artwork and jewelry from local artists, USC baseball tickets & memorabilia and even a little something for the kids including summer camps and event tickets!

Tickets are limited, so get yours today, online here, or by calling 256-3999.

Special thanks to our Angels Tea Committee: Andrella Brunson, Catherine Kirkpatrick, Bonnie Smith, Anne Miller, Becca Smith Hill, Lila Anna Sauls, Beth Yon and  Katherine Yon . We appreciate all the time and effort you give to make this event such a great success!



A Thought on Children

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill


“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.”

~Lady Bird Johnson, former US First Lady


Angels Tea Auction Preview!

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

May 2nd, 2014 will mark the 8th Annual Angels Tea and Silent Auction to benefit St. Lawrence Place. Please consider joining us for an afternoon of champagne, noon tea and tasty refreshments, and silent auction with wonderful items perfect for giving (or keeping).

To purchase your ticket please click here.