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CEO Angela McDuffie Named ILOC 2022-2023 Fellow

May 23, 2022

MFC CEO Angela McDuffie Named ILOC 2022-2023 Fellow. The Investing in Leaders of Color Fellowship is a one-year leadership and capacity-building initiative to acknowledge and support the work of twelve leaders of color who serve communities of color throughout the Carolinas. Co-designed by participating foundations and an initial group of six participating fellows, this initiative intentionally invests in nonprofit leaders of color to build a broader ecosystem of support for leaders. https://ilocfellowship.org/meet-the-fellows/

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2022 Daddy & Me 5k Registration Now Open

January 31, 2022

The Daddy and Me 5K will be held on Saturday, June 18th @ 8:00 am. This very important event raises over $20,000 for programs and services that provide holistic support for fathers and supports at-risk youth programs to encourage positive choices. Register Today! https://thedaddyme5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=14225

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HDR & Save the Children Invest in MFC Sumter!

January 24, 2022

HDR granted $40,000 for the Sumter Site to build a Dad’s Den. This is a special place for fathers and their children! Much like our Dad’s Den at the Richland Site, Sumter will have a space for dads to gather, for father-child activities and to have access to the internet and laptops for homework help and job applications. The project will be completed by June!

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Father Focus-Tracey Morant

January 20, 2022

Tracey Morant, 49, came to Midlands Fatherhood Coalition (MFC) to learn how to have an improved relationship with his children. Mr. Morant has two 11-year-old twin sons- Ezra and Eli. The first step for Tracey was to seek court-ordered visitation. Mr. Morant had his twin boys for the entire summer!  This was such as special time of bonding for him and his sons! He got to enjoy a father-child activity at a Columbia Fireflies game.

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MFC Hosts Sumter Career Fair Sponsored by T-Mobile

September 1, 2021

MFC-Sumter set to host Sumter Career Fair Sponsored by T-Mobile. Alice Drive Baptist Church September 24th 2021 10AM-1PM Free Event Confirmed Employers: Meritor, TransAmerica, Pilgrim's Pride, Santa Cruz Nutritionals, Sumter County Sheriff's Office, Maysteel, Midlands Fatherhood Coalition.

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Daddy & Me 5k Sponsors Announced

June 7, 2021

A special thanks to this amazing group of sponsors; because of their generosity, the 2021 Daddy & Me 5K will be a phenomenal event!

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MFC to Host 2021 Daddy and Me 5K

May 19, 2021

On June 19th, 2021, Midlands Fatherhood Coalition (MFC) will be hosting its famous 5k Run. A day for the entire family. Starting at the Saluda Shoals Park, registration only costs $30. Check-in will begin at 7 am, and the actual race will commence at 8 am.  https://thedaddyme5k.itsyourrace.com

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Dad's Den Ribbon Cutting & Official Opening!

May 13, 2021

The rainy showers could not stop the glorious ribbon cutting of the Dad’s Den at Midlands Fatherhood Coalition (MFC) on May 12th, 2021. With respected personalities like the President & CEO of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Carl Blackstone and Rt. Rev. Ed McDowell gracing the ceremony, it was nothing short of humbling.

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100 fathers in South Carolina city to get paid $500 monthly for 2 years

December 9, 2020

Mayors for a Guaranteed Income has announced $18 million in donations from Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to help support community members in need. Fathers from Midlands Fatherhood Coalition will serve as the pilot for the initiative.

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