Pendleton Place


Our Mission is to keep children safe and support families
in crisis through prevention, assessment, and intervention.

Our Vision is a community where children are safe,
families are strong, and victims become whole again.
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June Event


When:
June 7th; 10am-7pm

Where: 
Greenville's West End

What: 
An eclectic mix of food, shopping, music and drinks from the local merchants of the West End. Think of this as an immersion into the West End culture.  Fun activities for children, a fashion show, a line up of three bands, beers on tap from the Community Tap, food from local restaurants, a local photographer taking family candids throughout the day and of course local merchants selling merchandise and, when possible, showing how they create what they
sell.

Proceeds from the event benefit Pendleton Place,
so come out and experience the
West End!

Volunteer and Chaperone Opportunities

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  • Every Tuesday Night:
    Dinner at Travinia's
  • Every Friday Night:  Fast Food Friday
  • Saturday June 21 from 4:30pm-9pm: 
    End of school year cookout/party 
  • Tuesday June 24 from 8am-4pm: Outdoor Rock Climbing 
     
  • If you are interested in chaperoning an outing or spending time with our teen residents, please contact Brandon Blake at 516-1237 or by email. 


    We would love to come speak to your group or organization about Pendleton Place and the issue of child abuse and neglect in our community.   

    We can tailor our presentation to fit your group's needs.  We can also provide tours of our facilities.

     

    Just give us a call! 864.467.3650 or

      email  us.
    June 2014 Newsletter
    Board President Carrie Scott, Board members Kimberly Witherspoon and Chris Bagwell, and Pendleton Place staff accept the United Way of Greenville County 2014 Spirit Award at the Hyatt on May 22, 2014. Not pictured, but at the event, was Board member Lee Moore. 
     
     
     
    From the Executive Director's Desk
      

    Last month, I celebrated my 3 year anniversary working at Pendleton Place.  It's been a busy three years! Since 1975, we have provided one service - a residential home for abused and neglected children. Through your generosity of time, talent and treasure we have successfully transformed from a single-service shelter into a thriving multi-service organization. We were able to analyze the gaps in our community's services and capitalize on our own strength and knowledge of working with children in crisis to expand our mission, create new programs, and make a broader impact in the lives of children and their families. In recognition of our ability to innovate and partner, PPCF received the United Way of Greenville Couty Spirit Award for Nonprofits. Click HERE to learn more about this exciting award!

     

    Today, Smith House remains as our 10-bed home for teen girls, but now we offer so much more.  The Family and Child Assessment Center (FCAC) and Family Bridges programs are both fully implemented and creating meaningful results.  The FCAC program accepts referrals through DSS. Family Bridges is open to the public, providing supervised visitation and safe exchange for families needing those services.  Additionally, Family Bridges now runs a free parenting group on Sundays.  Finally, this month we will begin offering case management services for youth who have transitioned out of foster care (up to age 26) through our Smith Supportive Services program.  If you know of a young person who has transitioned out of foster care, but still needs help reaching successful independence, please send them our way.  Just contact our Smith Supportive Services Community Case Manager. If you would like to continue to support our efforts, consider a gift to Pendleton Place, perhaps in honor of the dad in your life for Father's Day.  For help through any of our programs or to take a tour please call 864.467.3650.

     

     

     

    Laurie Rovin

    Executive Director 

    Did you know that in the last 3 months, PPCF's Family and Child Assessment Center has given away over 1,000 donated items to foster children in need!
      
    Thank you for supporting our clients with your donations! We have served a lot of young children recently and our stash of baby supplies is running low. Can you help? We need the following items:
    • New or gently used bibs, burp cloths, and receiving blankets
    • New sippy cups or bottles
    • Diapers (all sizes) and wipes
    If you can help refill our baby supply closet, please drop your donations by Pendleton Place or contact Brandon Blake at 864-516-1237 or by email. Thank you!
    Road Trip Fun!

    We would like to plan a few summer trips for the girls living in our residential program.  In June, they would like to go to Helen, GA for a river tubing trip.Can you help sponsor a resident? Or even the whole trip?

     

    Tubing in Helen, GA:  $15 per girl or $150 for the whole group 

     

    Note: These prices only cover the cost of tickets.  This does not include tax, gas, or food, but we certainly welcome donations to cover those costs, too!
      
    If you can help, please contact Brandon Blake at 864.516.1237 or by email.
    Two of our residents were recently accepted into the iTeams Camp through the SC Governor's School for Science and Math. They both worked hard to complete their essays and application packet.  iTeams Camp is an enrichment experience focusing on technological literacy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. They will participate in computer-based challenges that will allow them to solve real-world problems, conduct research and brainstorm ideas, all in a team-centered environment.  We are so excited for them!
    Hands on Greenville Day at Pendleton Place!
     
     
    Hands on Greenville (HOG) Day was held Saturday, May 3rd and Pendleton Place for Children and Families was lucky to have 90+ people from Christ Church Episcopal volunteer to mulch our grounds. The team got started bright and early at 7:30am and worked non-stop until they were finished. A huge thank you to the Christ Church team for working so hard to help make the grounds at Pendleton Place beautfiul! We thank you for your time and efforts!

    To see pictures of the team and their work,click here.

    Check our Christ Church's YouTube video about the day, here.
    Car Wash Success! 
      
    On Saturday May 24th, the residents at Pendleton Place participated in a car wash to support Diamond Health Rehab of Simpsonville. Thank you to everyone who came out to support them! They raised nearly $300 for Diamond Health and we could not be more proud of their service to our community! 
    Pendleton Place for Children and Families | 864-467-3650 |
    bblake@pendletonplace.org | http://www.pendletonplace.org
    P.O. BOX 10323
    Greenville, SC 29603
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