Back to All Events

#GetYourGiveOn with The Soul of Philanthropy

  • Richland Library 1431 Assembly Street Columbia, SC, 29201 United States (map)

Giving Stories + Crafts (ages 11 and under)
3:00-3:30 p.m., Storytime, Storytime Room, Richland Library, Main
3:00-6:00 p.m., Drop-in Crafts, Children's Room, Richland Library, Main

Come for a special storytime for families to celebrate philanthropy and the beauty of giving back. Afterward, create your own giving jar with special guests, Olivia the Octopus and Gordon the Yam from Auntie Karen Foundation - Take home your creation and use to it to collect your family's charitable donations. When it is full, decide together where the money will go - how will you #GetYourGiveOn?


I Am a Philanthropist for Teens (ages 12-18)
3:00-6:00 p.m., Drop-in Activities

Use your voice, talents and time to give back to your community. Join friends from EveryBlackGirl, Inc. to create your personalized philanthropy message on a Tshirt or button and share your passion about where and how you plan to #GetYourGiveOn.


Embracing the Diversity of Philanthropy (ages 19-99+)
4:00-5:30 p.m., Speaker and Panel, Auditorium

Join us for an engaging afternoon with Principal Consultant of Friends of Ebonie, LLC and Executive Director and Founder of the Young, Black & Giving Back Institute, Ebonie Johnson Cooper. She is an enthusiastic next generation leader with a passion for philanthropy in the black community.  She will offer a keynote presentation about embracing philanthropy as an act of love and also moderate a panel of local next-gen leaders and how we are working together in today's social climate.  Including a special performance by Columbia's very own Every Black Girl.