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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - GRAMMY Award-Winning musician Darius Rucker challenged South Carolinians to raise as much money as possible to the Lowcountry Food Bank.
In the challenge, Darius Rucker announced he is going to donate $50,000 to the Lowcountry Food Bank, as well as match all donations to the food bank up to $50,000.
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The challenge came during the live broadcast, “Singing for their Supper,” an initiative of Gray Television, parent company for Live 5 WCSC.
The special is airing from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday night.
Performers for the special include Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Kristian Bush of Sugarland, Ken Block & Drew Copeland of Sister Hazel, Edwin McCain, Patrick Davis, Josh Kelley, Joe Stevenson, Shawn Mullins, Chris Barron of Spin Doctors, Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket, and Scotty McCreery.
Gray Television and its participating stations are collectively donating more than $100,000 for hunger relief and local COVID-19 response efforts.
On Thursday, Live 5 WCSC was one of nine Lowcountry broadcasters who joined forces to support the Lowcountry Food Bank reach a $50,000 goal. As of Saturday, donations stood at more than $210,000.
The donations are going to a new initiative called Fueled by Fresh, Lowcountry Food Bank spokesperson Brenda Shaw said.
“We are purchasing prepackaged boxes of produce, and then we have volunteers that are packing disaster relief boxes of staple food,” Shaw said. “A family we’ll get two boxes of food. Hopefully it will last them about a week.”
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Philanthropic Placemaking at the Lowcountry Food Bank
As the reality of stay-at-home orders and business closures unfolded in the spring of 2020, Heurista made a decision: if one of our nonprofit clients asked us to complete a project, we’d do it even if it meant our team would need to travel. We completed many amazing projects over the course of the year, but none as large or as surprising as the work we did for the Lowcountry Food Bank.
In 2018, Heurista began talking with the Lowcountry Food Bank assuming that we’d be focused on donor and sponsor recognition. A tour of the Charleston, South Carolina facility led to the request for a full recommendations report to identify opportunities for philanthropic placemaking. That report had one overarching theme: make the facility itself an experience of Lowcountry Food Bank brand for the thousands of volunteers, sponsors, donors, and staff who work in the space in the course of a year. The recommendations were well received, but as often happens, our friends in the Lowcountry were quiet for a good long while. When they came to life about the project, however, they came on big! Instead of choosing one or two of the projects we’d recommended, they selected five areas to improve – the lobby, development hallway, Chef Carter BackPack Buddies Room, the newly named Smith Volunteer Break Room, and the adjacent area in the warehouse. As the work unfolded, a donor recognition display, the Staff Break Room, and Community Conference Room were added to the project list. Installations in those spaces were completed in late 2020 and they went so well, we’ll be expanding the program into more spaces in the coming year.
The graphic themes created for the building – a new color palette, a colorful fruit and vegetable-based pattern, and a plank wood pattern have become standards in the print and online branding for the Lowcountry Food Bank.
Here’s a showcase of the work installed in 2020. We’ll post an update when the new pieces go in in 2021!
First impressions are important, and it’s no different at a food bank. Clients, community supporters, and staff all enter through the lobby making it the highest traffic area in the facility. A feature wall was constructed from new and reclaimed lumber from the wooden pallets that are elemental in moving large quantities of food.
The Community Room is the hub of communication at Lowcountry Food Bank and is used by staff, volunteers and visiting groups. This is where ideas are born, collaborated on, and eventually make their way to service for the community. This is why CEO Pat Walker wanted the mission to be front and center when people enter the room. In conjunction with mission-focused photography, there are two whiteboards at the head of the room—one with their motto, FEED. ADVOCATE. EMPOWER, and another with a map of the 10 counties served by the Lowcountry Food Bank.
Donor recognition was given a new home in a philanthropy center — a versatile display space for listing donors alongside the key accomplishments made possible by their giving. This display allows for a wider representation of the support and resources it takes to feed a region and provides increased capacity as the roster of donors grows.
Chef Carter BackPack Buddies Room
From volunteer orientation to the packing of backpacks for children in the community, the Chef Carter BackPack Buddies Room is a working space for volunteers and staff. This room revisits the service area map to orient volunteers to the 10 counties served by this facility, and has a narrative piece of recognition about Chef Carter and his support of their childhood hunger programs.
Smith Family Volunteer Center
Located in the warehouse, the Smith Family Volunteer Center is where much of the work is done to get food processed, organized, and ready for distribution. Inside the volunteer break room we implemented a magnetic board for the volunteer name badges, a neat and orderly message board, and a vinyl stripe repeating the veggie and fruit pattern found throughout the building. With the addition of a digital screen for broadcasting news and celebrating accomplishments the space allows learning while on break.
One of the goals was to improve the storytelling about donors to help educate all audiences about the importance of financial support of the Lowcountry Food Bank. In addition to honoring donors who’ve made major gifts, naming opportunities should also provide mission-critical information and motivate additional giving.
The Lowcountry Food Bank employs over 70 staff members. Using similar pieces as in the volunteer breakroom, the staff breakroom has communication spaces specific to internal news and updates.
Written By Anne Manner-McLarty
Anne Manner-McLarty is the managing editor of the Journal of Donor Relations and Stewardship and the founder and lead strategist of Heurista. Founded in 2011, Heurista is the leading resource for consulting specific to donor relations and stewardship, with particular expertise in the donor recognition program design and implementation.
Recognition, Storytelling, BrandingAnne Manner-McLartydonor recognition, environmental graphics
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To lead the fight against hunger in our community.
The Lowcountry Food Bank serves the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina. A member of the Feeding America network, LCFB procures, collects and inspects food from manufacturers, food distributors, the government, retail partners, wholesalers, farmers, and individuals, then distributes this food to a local network of community partners including food pantries, on-site meal providers, afterschool programs, low-income senior centers and shelters. Additional food, including fresh produce from small local farmers, is purchased for distribution. Now operating in its 37th year, the LCFB is located in the 60,000-square-foot Paul Hulsey Community Food and Nutrition Center in Charleston, the 20,000-square-foot Food Lion Feeds Regional Food Center in Myrtle Beach and the 9,000-square-foot Beaufort Regional Food Center in Yemassee. The LCFB has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator based on its financial health, efficiency and capacity, and 97 percent of the LCFB’s charitable dollars are spent on programs and services.
WHOM IT HELPS
Each year, the LCFB partners with nearly 300 nonprofit and faith-based organizations to distribute over 32 million pounds of food to more than 200,000 food-insecure children, seniors, veterans and adults. The LCFB’s services include child, veteran, and senior hunger-relief programs, nutrition education, and fresh produce distributions.
HOW TO HELP
The LCFB is always in need of monetary donations and volunteers to help pack food for distribution to the community. With your support, thousands of less fortunate people will gain access to nutritious food and hope for a better future. A gift amount of $100 provides 600 meals for children, seniors and families in need.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT LOWCOUNTRY FOOD BANK: Visit lowcountryfoodbank.org or call 843-589-4118