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Governor Proclaims June 2022 as Fathers Matters Month, Littlejohn Receives Order of the Palmetto

Columbia, S.C. [June 1, 2022] The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families (the Center) was issued a proclamation on June 1, 2022, by Governor Henry McMaster stating that June of 2022 will be known as Fathers Matter Month, in recognition of the 20-year impact of the Center with fatherhood initiatives and advocacy in the state of South Carolina.

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Karriem Edwards Named Incoming President for SC Center for Fathers and Families

Columbia, S.C. [May 3, 2022] The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families (the Center) has announced Karriem Edwards as incoming president. Edwards will take over for retiring president, Patricia Littlejohn, this summer.

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families President Announces Retirement

April 11, 2022

Patricia Littlejohn to Retire After 20 Years Championing the Importance of Fatherhood

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SC Center for Fathers and Families Makes Father-Child Engagement Easy with Little Free Libraries

April 8, 2022 

The initiative promotes the importance of fathers’ role in their children’s education.

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SC Center for Fathers and Families Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Literacy Project

March 2, 2022

This initiative promotes the importance of fathers’ role in their children’s education.

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A Father’s Place Receives 25k Grant from One SC Fund for COVID-19 Response

May 21, 2020

CONWAY, SC – A Father’s Place (AFP) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from The One SC Fund: COVID-19 Response, a fund housed at Central Carolina Community Foundation. 

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Generous $35K Grant from Perdue Foundation Helps Put Fathers To Work in the Pee Dee

October 29, 2019

FLORENCE, SC – A $35,000 grant from the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation has helped Man 2 Man Fatherhood Initiative put fathers to work in the Pee Dee over the last year. The Foundation’s funding supports the fatherhood program’s Employability Bootcamp, which provides skills assessment, education and training for fathers to gain employment or advance to higher-wage careers.

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families Partners with Men's Wearhouse for Annual Suit Drive

June 11, 2019

Men’s Wearhouse Encourage Columbia Residents to Donate Gently Used Professional Attire
to Benefit Americans Reentering the Workforce

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families Launches 2nd Annual “Reel Connection” Father’s Day Campaign with Bassmaster Davy Hite

May 30, 2019

National Champion and ESPN2 Host Helps Center Promote Quality Time With Kids Through Fishing

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families to Release 2018 Impact Report in State House Press Conference

February 26, 2019

In 2018, SCCFF helped more fathers reconnect with their children in its efforts to reduce poverty in SC.

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