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Nonprofit warehouse closure causes budget hits

The closure announced last week of a large Gifts-In-Kind warehouse store in Spartanburg is causing at least a couple of Laurens County non-profits to seek how they’ll fill the budgetary void left from the store’s closure. The warehouse-style store was run by the United Way of the Piedmont and supplied by Walmart, which donated overruns…

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Family Promise puts the FUN in Saturday fundraiser

Laurens, S.C. – A bed race on the Historic Downtown Square in Laurens will likely bring a lot of laughs this Saturday morning, Sep. 29 as teams push decorated beds around a temporary racetrack. Planners for the unusual event hope it also brings in a good bit of funding for the non-profit organization Family Promise, which is using…

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