February 2018

On May 4, 2015, many of us in Greenville County, SC were confronted by an interactive feature in the New York Times online. The Atlas of Economic Mobility, developed through research by Raj Chetty and Nathanial Hendren, revealed that we live in one of the worst...

Since the Economy Inn was abruptly closed on Thursday, January 25th, many former residents of the Inn have been residing at Nicholtown Missionary Baptist Church.  We owe a great debt of gratitude to Pastor Darian Blue and his members for sharing hospitality with these individuals...

Our previous blog post on capital campaigns looked at the importance of volunteers and existing donors. This post looks at the critical preparation needed for success. Capital Planning Process The decision to enter a capital development process – and to continue with it – should be made...

From the Greenville Homeless Alliance Fifty community leaders gathered on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at United Ministries to discuss the immediate housing crisis caused by the condemnation of Economy Inn. An Emergency Response Team is now coordinating ongoing support for Nicholtown Missionary Baptist Church, Urban League of...