A Child’s Haven, Clement’s Kindness, Make-A-Wish® South Carolina and Pendleton Place receive funding for critical operations
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(Greenville, SC) TD SYNNEX Share the Magic, a charitable fundraising initiative created by Peter Larocque, President of North America for TD SYNNEX, presented checks Monday to four Upstate children’s charities. South Carolina beneficiaries of TD SYNNEX Share the Magic are: A Child’s Haven, Clement’s Kindness, Make-A-Wish South Carolina and Pendleton Place. Since its inception in 2011, TD SYNNEX Share the Magic has raised $25 million.
“It continues to amaze us, year after year, the generosity of our TD SYNNEX family and the impact these four charities have on the children and families they serve in our community,” said Larocque. “Our collective fundraising through history has exceeded $25 million across all our chapters in North America. What that money does for charities is not only essential for their operations, but it changes lives. It provides services that would otherwise not exist. It makes wishes come true. Once again, my sincerest gratitude goes out to our dedicated associates, business partners, local organizations and individuals who make this happen.”
With the help of TD SYNNEX Share the Magic:
- A Child’s Haven is exploring avenues to expand services to other locations with the goal of program replication so families all over the state have access to Therapeutic Child Care.A Child’s Haven provides healing therapy for developmentally challenged, at-risk preschoolers, while fortifying vulnerable families and strengthening the community. Using a 2-Generational approach for infants, young children, and their caregivers, A Child’s Haven works to stop debilitating cycles of trauma and adversity that directly impact a child’s health and wellness over their lifetime.
- Clement’s Kindness provides financial assistance to Upstate families impacted by pediatric cancer and other blood disorders. This year, 20% of the Share the Magic funds will support Clement’s Kindness’s endowment campaign, and the remainder will be allocated to financial assistance for families and special projects that create a sense of normalcy in a safe and healthy environment.Clement’s Kindness Fund for the Children helps address the medical, psychological, social, emotional, and financial needs of Upstate families impacted by pediatric cancer and serious blood disorders. The fund also provides financial support to the BI-LO Charities Children’s Cancer Center and the Bon Secours St. Francis Cancer Center AYA Program, which directly impacts the patients and their families.
- Make-A-Wish® South Carolina and TD SYNNEX Share the Magic have partnered for twelve years. With the support of TD SYNNEX Share the Magic, Make-A-Wish South Carolina has created hope and joy for over 480 children through their wish-granting. As one of 58 Make-A-Wish chapters across the U.S., the South Carolina chapter has been granting wishes for local children with critical illnesses since 1984, relieving trauma and stress caused by their illness. The chapter has granted more than 4,000 wishes since its incorporation and in 2024, will celebrate its 40th anniversary.
- Pendleton Place will continue its growth in 2024. Beds provided for youth aged 12-21 experiencing homelessness and foster care are increasing by 25%, which will ensure more youth affected by violence, trauma, and poverty will have access to food, rest, safety, shelter and love. Pendleton Place’s Community Youth Services has nearly doubled supported housing clients who are exiting homelessness, and its Family Resource Center (FRC) is expanding kinship caregiver supports, evidence-based parenting classes, developmental screenings and family mediation to strengthen families and reduce child abuse and neglect.Pendleton Place keeps children safe and supports families in crisis through prevention, assessment, and intervention. Its vision is a future where children and youth are safe, families of all kinds are whole, and communities are strong.
“Today’s check presentation is one of our favorite days of the year,” said Bob Stegner, Senior Vice President of Marketing for TD SYNNEX. “It is such a strong reminder of why we do what we do, and why Share the Magic is such an important part of TD SYNNEX’s fabric. We celebrate a year of planning, fundraising, and tremendous effort to support these incredible charities. And we can’t wait to kick off Share the Magic 2024.”