• No More Lies & Bruises Event A Success

    by  • March 18, 2014 • 0 Comments

    The event “No More Lies and Bruises” took place on March 14, 2014. At the event, musician Josh Owens debuted a beautiful song about the horrible consequences of domestic violence. Watch a video of the event below, and get a download of the live debut of “Lies and Bruises” HERE.

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    Homeless Point-In-Time Count in the Upstate

    by  • January 16, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Each year, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires a count of homeless individuals across the nation. The resulting data allows the government to assess local service providers’ funding needs.  On January 23th, 2014, the Upstate Homeless Coalition will coordinate a street and shelter count of homeless individuals in 13 counties across...

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    The Mayor’s 5K Walk/Run for Homeless Awareness

    by  • November 15, 2013 • 0 Comments

      Join the Mayor, Meg’s House, and umbrella programs Hope and GAMES as they work to bring awareness to the homeless population in Greenwood. We’ll be giving out shirts, trophies, and gift bags. Plus, there’s a chance to win free food from uptown restaurants like TW Boon’s, Howard’s, and Buffalo Grill — just for...

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    A Message From The Executive Director – Spring 2013

    by  • April 30, 2013 • 0 Comments

    This past year at Meg’s House has been challenging and extremely rewarding. Meg’s House provides services and programs to meet the critical needs of victims of domestic violence and their dependent children. Additionally, Meg’s House has umbrella  programs that serve homeless families and chronically homeless and disabled individuals. Our vision is to be a...

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    Haircuts for Hope

    by  • April 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Greenwood, SC – This week, clients of Project Hope got treated to a day at the salon, through an effort between Meg’s House and Cypress Hair and Nail Studio. The clients – homeless individuals with disabilities – were given new haircuts and had their nails painted, and left feeling fresh and rejuvenated. Employee Sara...

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    HUD Funding Opportunity – Now Open!

    by  • November 20, 2012 • 0 Comments

      The 2012 HUD Continuum of Care competition for the funding of homeless programs is now open. 501(c)(3) organizations and units of local government are eligible to apply. All new programs must be for permanent housing for chronically homeless persons/families. The project can be for one year. The total amount available is $301,991. Applications...

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    Meg’s House Partners with Allstate

    by  • June 6, 2012 • 0 Comments

    The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault received a grant to cover expenses related to Allstate’s Financial Management Curriculum. They chose 5 member programs around the state, with MEG’s House being one of them. Allstate puts it best when they say, “Moving Ahead Through Financial Management Curriculum helps survivors of domestic violence...

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    The GAMES Program Breaks Cycles of Abuse

    by  • May 24, 2012 • 1 Comment

    After a childhood of physical and sexual abuse, Paula (name changed for confidentiality) was left emotionally broken and unable to trust anyone. For many years, she attempted to seek help, but her cries were unheard. Although her mother was present throughout her childhood, she was emotionally distant due to the stress of living with an...

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    Shelter for the Strong-Hearted

    by  • May 9, 2012 • 0 Comments

    by Stacie Smith, DV Counselor/ Volunteer Coordinator As the newest staff member at MEG’s House, I was asked to write an article about my experiences since coming on board in September of last year. When I think back over the many faces of the women and children who have come and gone from MEG’s since...

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    A Message from the Executive Director

    by  • February 8, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Dear Friends, I want to begin by saying thank you for making 2014 another year in which Meg’s House was in a position to provide much needed services for domestic violence victims in our community. The dedicated staff has done an outstanding job responding to the needs of those we serve. In addition, we...

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