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DCC Building Dedication to Roper St. Francis Phycians Endowment & the Medical Society of SC 

September 2017

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Dorchester Children's Center unveiled a large new plaque on its newest building Wednesday as a crowd of town, county and state officials applauded with praise. 

A site for abused children, the organization was in desperate need of more space back in 2014 when staff set a $2.5 million capital campaign in motion.

While some of the money is still needed, Roper St. Francis Physician’s Endowment donated $1 million, with $500,000 up front. The money came with a promise of a matching $500,000 once Children's Center officials raised the same amount, which they did in early 2017, ahead of schedule, through community pledges and donations. The gift totalled $1,000,000. 

Read More: http://www.journalscene.com/news/dorchester-children-s-center-to-dedicate-newest-building/article_9ae5b880-8e7e-11e7-a57a-53346065106c.html

Read More: http://www.journalscene.com/news/nonprofit-s-building-dedication-reveals-new-plaque/article_5d04509a-9328-11e7-b522-0711da6d5010.html


Annoucing the 15th Annual Scrumptious Summerville Kitchen Tour

August 2017

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The 15th annual Scrumptious Summerville Kitchen Tour, to benefit the Dorchester Children’s Center, has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1. This year’s route showcases nine homes and gardens along Sumter Avenue and Charleston Street in Summerville’s historic district. 

Read More: http://www.journalscene.com/community-news/kitchen-tour-scheduled-for-oct/article_b7161b00-876a-11e7-9da6-07586c88416c.html


Dorchester County Showdown to support DCC

August 2017

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Annually, the Dorchester County Showdown serves a dual purpose in that it gives anxious football fans a glimpse of what local teams will look like a week prior to the beginning of the regular season and it raises money for charity. In between quarters, event officials presented a check to Children in Crisis.

Read More: http://www.journalscene.com/sports/teams-knock-the-dust-off-at-dorchester-showdown/article_27b3bb42-7f14-11e7-b69d-93040f790ca7.html


Pinewood Prep strides to support

May 2017

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Students continue their support of Dorchester Children's Center by donating the proceeds of their annual 5K and Fun Run. 

Read More: http://www.pinewoodprep.com/support-pps/backnine.cfm


SCE&G donates to DCC

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Top left: Clarence Wright- Southern Division Manager, Top right: Scott Runyon- Manager Gas Operation, Bottom left: Kay Phillips, DCC Executive Director, Bottom Right: Keri Scougale, DCC Fund Development Director 

Read more:  http://www.journalscene.com/community-news/sce-g-donates-to-dcc/article_99d7c37e-eef2-11e6-9b7c-a39eb39b9fd7.html


Dorchester Children's Center director appointed to state board

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Dr. Kay Phillips, executive director of the Dorchester Children's Center, has been appointed to the South Carolina Joint Citizens and Legislative Committee on Children.

Read more: http://www.journalscene.com/community-news/dorchester-children-s-center-director-appointed-to-state-board/article_dcca1086-a2aa-11e6-be6b-23fa68208727.html


Giving back

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Yunior Licea Rosales, left, of Cummins Turbo, and Dan Toppin of Cummins Marine help to clear out a building at the Dorchester Children's Center. The group was doing demo work to prepare the building for a complete renovation.

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Read more: http://www.journalscene.com/news/giving-back/article_26cfc180-adb4-11e6-8af3-b7318f24566c.html


Walmart committed to giving back to the community

October 2016

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Dorchester Children's Center was pleased to be one of the two Lowcountry organizations to receive $25,000 grants from the Walmart Foundation. 

Read more:  http://www.postandcourier.com/business/wal-mart-opening-fifth-small-format-grocery-store-in-charleston/article_a84a76c0-9a12-11e6-a8c3-5bdbd592a7ba.html


Exchange Club supports children

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Read more: http://www.journalscene.com/archives/exchange-club-supports-children/article_7241d879-be98-5a18-ae85-53a66e3c8af8.html


DCC: Young offenders can be helped