After seeing a need in her community, twenty years ago a Midlands woman launched a Girl Scout troop. Ten years later, Sheila Brown launched a second troop, and to date, she still leads them both and has had an impact on more than 1,000 young women.
“I was looking at WIS TV one night when you all were doing a section on the Mungo Foundation and how they recognize someone in the community, and I said to myself George How fits that bill,” said Richie Eisenman, the board president at the non-profit Sharing God’s Love.
After changing his lifestyle and being cleared of diabetes, James Anderson has been affecting the lives of every person who walks into his fitness classes at the Drew Wellness Center for the last 5 years.
Over the last five years, our Community Builder series in partnership with Mungo Homes has put a spotlight on nearly 100 unsung heroes across the Midlands proving that age is just a number and that anyone can truly make a difference.
Veterans who visit the Dorn VA say there is an iconic voice that calls to remind them of their doctor’s appointments, and it belongs to a volunteer who has been making hundreds of calls daily for more than eight years.
Hundreds of people packed out the USC Alumni Center to honor the United Way's Humanitarian of the Year Mac Bennett just last week. However, in a surprise twist, Bennett was one of many who made sure another Columbia man was also recognized that evening.
Saluda Shoals Park is in the midst of fundraising to build a universally inclusive playground, and one Midlands family has been the driving force behind the effort and has already raised thousands to support it.
Columbia, SC (WIS) - The holidays are a time for reunions and inside Northwood Baptist Church there’s a special one. “They went out of their way, not just for us, for a lot of folks in the community,” said Kimberly Mayze, sitting next to her husband Sam. The Mayzes used to live in
On this Thanksgiving, we're giving thanks for the many people who came together to help those impacted by last month's historic floods. That includes a Midlands woman who made it her mission to get help to those whose homes were literally underwater.