Young & Free South Carolina to Host Art Show Fundraiser
(N. CHARLESTON, S.C.) – May 2, 2011 – Young & Free South Carolina, powered by South Carolina Federal Credit Union, has partnered with Water Missions International to donate a clean water purification system to a community on Lake Victoria in Africa. The campaign is called Change for Change and it targets the 25 and under crowd through several fundraising initiatives.
To date, the campaign has raised $13,000. The final fundraiser is the Change for Change Art Show.
When: Thursday, May 5, 2011, from 7:30 p.m. to midnight
Where: The Music Farm, 32 Ann Street, Charleston
Who: Everyone is welcome to join the Young & Free South Carolina Team and participating local artists—admission is free!
How: Artists of different genres have donated their work to be sold at a reasonable price. All proceeds will go to the Change for Change campaign. Live music will be provided by Meet the Sky, Heyrocco and JeffET.
More details about the art show can be found on the Young & Free SC’s Facebook page or on the Young & Free website.be sold at an affordable price. All proceeds from the donated art sale will go straight to Water Missions Intl. There will be live music from Meet the Sky and Heyrocco, drink specials, JeffET will be spinning for a couple hours, and much much more!
About Water Missions International
Water Missions International is an engineering relief and development Christian nonprofit. Its engineers, staff and volunteers design and provide sustainable, safe water solutions to disaster victims worldwide and people in 49 developing countries. Since 2001, Water Missions International has responded to the world’s largest natural disasters and daily tackles the world’s single biggest cause of illness – lack of safe water and adequate sanitation (U.N. Report, 2005) by providing safe water to more than 2 million people. Charleston, S.C.-based Water Missions International has received Charity Navigator’s top rating five years in a row. To help, visit WaterMissions.org
About South Carolina Federal
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is headquartered in North Charleston. More than 144,000 members own and belong to the not-for-profit financial cooperative, which has over $1.3 billion in assets. South Carolina Federal is a community-chartered credit union. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 17 branches, and more than 75 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown. In 2008, South Carolina Federal, for the second consecutive year, was voted one of the Best Places to Work in the state. More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at scfederal.org or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at simplecentsblog.org.