News & Success Stories


2021 Ruth Nicholson Award – Lesa Kastler

The Ruth Nicholson Award is the highest honor presented by the Community Foundation each year and honors the volunteer who has made significant contributions to the Greenville community through volunteer work for the Community Foundation or to one of its projects, programs, or areas...
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Sarah’s Story

Amanda had spent a year trying different ways to help her four-year-old foster daughter, Sarah, when Amanda was referred to A Child’s Haven (ACH). She came into the intake with high hopes that ACH could set her little girl on...
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Post merger, TD Synnex CEO reaffirms company’s commitment to Greenville

TD Synnex CEO Rich Hume promised “no dramatic changes” as Synnex and Tech Data merge. Photo by Evan Peter Smith Post merger, TD Synnex CEO reaffirms company’s commitment to Greenville Evan Peter Smith, September 3, 2021 The ink is now...
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Cameron’s Story

Cameron’s first three years were tough. After his parents divorced, Cameron lived between two different homes with no consistent routine. Cameron’s pediatrician noticed a few developmental delays and was concerned. The pediatrician knew about the divorce and asked if Cameron...
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A CHILD’S HAVEN: Creating Therapeutic Environments for Children and Families Affected by Trauma

Five Forks Neighbors Charity Spotlight article written by Shanna Walker. Published July 2021 A Child’s Haven (ACH) is a Greenville based, non-profit organization that treats children with developmental delays as a result of limited resources, abuse, or neglect. They also...
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A Child’s Haven teams up with Paws2Care

Since April, ACH and Paws2Care have been partnering to bring this additional service twice a month to children who have experienced trauma. Pet therapy is known to provide stress relief, improve self-esteem, and decrease depression in children with social-emotional and...
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Julia’s Success Story

Four year old Julia and her mother, Meredith, came to ACH after Julia was expelled from her daycare. During Julia’s assessment, our Child and Family Therapist learned that Meredith recently divorced Julia’s father after experiencing domestic violence. The therapist also...
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Naomi and Justin’s Story

Naomi was two years old and Justin was only six months old when the Department of Social Services (DSS) removed them from their biological parent’s custody because of a child neglect incident. Naomi’s foster mother referred her for treatment at...
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Foodies For Futures WSSL Radio Interview

Our second annual Foodies For Futures fundraiser event is coming up on June 17th! Development and Communications Specialist, Emily Harper, recently had a radio interview with Bill Ellis from WSSL 100.5. The interview ran on three iHeart Radio stations (100.5,...
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