Pattison’s Academy is an education and rehabilitation academy for children with disabilities and their families in the Tri-County area. After the governor ordered schools to be closed, the teachers and therapists had to figure out a new way to help the students.
The Coastal Community Foundation and its partners said Tuesday that an effort to boost their COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund exceeded its original goal by $200,000.
Blackbaud founder Tony Bakker, his wife, Linda, and their two children, James Bakker and Katy Bakker McKee, pledged Tuesday to match donations of up to $500,000 to the COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund through April 20.
As the seriousness of the coronavirus sinks in and our government on all levels continues to consider what steps are needed, we all can take a step back and ask what we can do as individuals to help.
The COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund hopes to sustain South Carolina’s coastal counties and beyond by providing additional resources to respond to coronavirus’ impacts to the state.
Today’s political and social climate makes it more important than ever to ensure our work helps, not hinders, efforts to make significant progress to mitigate inequity. As such, we’ve committed to championing transparency and accessibility.