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Learn more about our fatherhood initiatives, the people we help, the changes we’re working to make and the organizations making it possible.

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Father Focus: Terry Stacey

April 3, 2021

After beating addictions, a dad turns to A Father's Place to help put his life back together.

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Center Receives $10K Grant For Men's Health From SC Cancer Alliance

February 16, 2021

The SC Cancer Alliance has awarded the Center a $10K grant to expand the focus of its Men's Health curriculum to include a focus on prevent and healthy lifestyle choices that can reduce the risk of cancers that are prevalent in men.

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Father Focus: Demetrius Pruitt

January 29, 2021

To paraphrase Albert Einstein: if you want different results, try different approaches. Mr. Demetrius Pruitt had trouble addressing this before coming to Upstate Fatherhood Coalition.

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DJJ Youth Get A Reality Check

January 26, 2021

The Center is partnering with SC Department of Juvenile Justice to education and support to youth transitioning back to their communities.

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Student Organizes Clothing Drive

January 25, 2021

Topher Johnson, a freshman at Cardinal Newman High School, donated to us more than 183 items of men's clothing for clothing closets at our local fatherhood organizations.

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Bolton Named New Chairman of the Board of Trustees

January 22, 2021

The Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren Bolton as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Bolton has served as a member of the board since June 2015. He succeeds Tim Arnold, President & CEO, Colonial Life, who was appointed to the role in 2012.

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Statewide Men's Health Teleconference Scheduled for December

November 19, 2020

The Center, in partnership with our network of fatherhood organizations, will present a statewide teleconference for fathers, partners and stakeholders about maintaining physical and mental health during COVID times.

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Father Focus: Timothy Leary

November 11, 2020

Tim Leary, a fatherhood participant at Father to Father, Inc. in North Charleston, thought gaining a better job was his focus. That quickly changed when he suddenly found access to his children taken from him.

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The Dad Facts Campaign Phase Two

November 6, 2020

November marked the start of Phase 2 of The Dad Facts Campaign, a statewide awareness campaign to make the importance of fathers more top of mind.

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Littlejohn Presents At 2020 Kentucky Fatherhood Summit

November 6, 2020

SCCFF President Pat Littlejohn presented at the 2020 Kentucky Fatherhood Summit at the end of October.

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Center Competes in National Fundraising Challenge

November 6, 2020

The Center was selected to participate in the 2020 USA Today's "A Community Thrives" Challenge.

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Two New Positions Open at the Center

September 23, 2020

The Center is accepting resumes for two new positions.

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