Palmetto Works thrives despite the pandemic

Palmetto Works thrives despite the pandemic

Palmetto Works summer program for kids thrived this year, thanks in part to help from students in the music program at Coastal Carolina University. The CHOPS food program also reopened in mid-September to offer fresh produce to those most in need.

Palmetto Works gets grant for feeding innvovation

Palmetto Works gets grant for feeding innvovation

Palmetto Works, our missions partner in Conway, was approved for $30,000 in seed capital from South Carolina’s Feeding Innovation Program. CHOPS Produce winning business plan includes funds to re-open the market following pandemic-related closure.

Koinoina Scholars “Made to Create”

Koinoina Scholars “Made to Create”

Stephanie Cassell, a student at Duke Divinity School, is getting field experience this summer working with Koinonia of Columbia through the South Carolina Christian Action Council. Using her interest in photography, she is teaching students how they are “made to create.”

First Freedom School at Koinonia starts today

First Freedom School at Koinonia starts today

Koinonia of Columbia is launching its first Freedom School this week. A national program sponsored through the Children’s Defense Fund, offers materials and training that help African American children better understand their heritage and culture.