Had it not been for her son-in-law’s suspicions, an 87-year-old Rowan County woman might have gotten scammed out of all the money she had. It’s another example of someone saying they are with a popular sweepstakes but are really targeting the elderly in a scam.
MotorWorks, a brewery in Bradenton, partnered with Manatee County Animal Services to begin printing adoptable pets on beer cans to raise awareness about animal adoption and one of the first dog’s they printed was a pup named, “Day-Day.”
Kathryn Sanyal teaches gifted and talented third through fifth grade students at Springfield Elementary in Charleston. Her class is known as SAIL, which stands for Students Actively Involved In Learning. To challenge them beyond the books, these students plant a garden.
Darius Rucker is one of six people being honored in March for outstanding achievement as an educator or a South Carolina Public School graduate, according to the South Carolina Foundation for Educational Leadership.
From calculators to frogs, requests from teachers on the Donors Choose website in December had a little bit of everything. From December 3, which was National Giving Tuesday, through the end of December, your contributions funded four projects.
For 9-year-old Michael his dog, Tido, was his best friend. But earlier this year, Tido passed away and for Christmas Michael was asking Santa for a new dog, but Santa wasn’t going to be able to make this happen.
Last week, dance teacher Laura Kogan needed $588 to complete a request on the Donors Choose website for some standard costumes students could wear during their performances. Now, she needs $350 to purchase them.
As Summerville High dance teachers prepare for future productions, their students need costumes that can be worn for different types of performances. They are trained in ballet, modern and lyrical dancing.
From early learners to high school students, your generosity has touched the lives of students of all ages and all subjects. As Classroom Champions, you've donated $2971 to nine classrooms from Georgetown to Ridgeville already this school year.
Gwendolyn Brown teaches third through fifth grade students at North Charleston Elementary School. All of her students are autistic.Some have limited verbal communication. Some are non-verbal. But all are eager to learn, and Brown says that's why sensory exploration is crucial.
Consultants with SC Works and their partnering agencies will be taking your phone calls, answering these questions on Thursday, from 4 p.m to 6:30 p.m. Look for the number to call on Live 5 News when the phone bank opens.
Melissa Chastain teaches third grade at Plantersville Elementary. Her students are eager learners. She says like many children their age, they learn more effectively when given the opportunity to use their hands.