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DreamBee Foundation Awards SCCFF $10,000 Grant
Columbia, S.C. [August 1, 2022] – The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has received a $10,000 Educational Grant from the DreamBee Foundation to support the Reality Check curriculum. This innovative curriculum is used in 12 counties across the state and focuses on an interactive approach to teach life skills, targeting young men as they transition to adulthood.
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.
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.
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
SC Center for Fathers and Families Makes Father-Child Engagement Easy with Little Free Libraries
April 8, 2022
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.