We do this through our local charitable giving programs that support a nonprofit organization chosen annually by each individual office, as well as the MGC Long Run, our firm-wide charitable event that supports the USO South Carolina.
MLK Day of Service | January 17, 2022
2022 marks the 27th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. Powered by AmeriCorps, this has become a nationally-recognized movement.
To get involved and honor Dr. King, checkout some virtual volunteer opportunities:
YMCA OF GREATER CHARLOTTE
MLK Holiday Virtual Celebration
HANDS ON GREATER RICHMOND
“Mending Walls” Live Panel Discussion
COVID-19 Community Response
MGC stands for #commUNITY. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are honored to support front line workers across the southeast through meal giving programs, as well as local organizations that keep our cities moving.
HARVEST HOPE FOOD BANK
MGC’s Columbia and Florence offices raised $1,448 for South Carolina’s largest food bank, Harvest Hope. Our donation will buy 7,550 meals for those suffering from hunger during the pandemic. MGC’s Florence office also hosted a food drive and collected canned goods for the organization.
THE MEAL BRIDGE
MGC’s Atlanta Charitable Giving Committee raised donations to feed 45 staff members at Emory University Hospital through The Meal Bridge, a program that was formed to support those working in the restaurant and healthcare fields during the pandemic.
WAFFLE HOUSE PARTNERSHIP
In partnership with Waffle House, MGC fed 1,200 front line workers across six states:
ATLANTA | Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Scottish Rite Hospital), Atlanta Medical Center and Piedmont Atlanta Hospital.
COLUMBIA | Lexington Medical Center
JACKSON | G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, Baptist Medical Center and St. Dominic Hospital.
NASHVILLE | VA Medical Center (Veterans Affairs), Vanderbilt Health ER, TriStar Summit Medical Center ER and Saint Thomas Hospital ER.
RALEIGH | UNC REX Hospital
RICHMOND | BetterMed Urgent Care, Patient First, Human Touch Home Health, NextCare Urgent Care, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Spotsylvania Medical Center and Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Richmond.
The MGC Long Run
Since 2014, MGC has contributed more than $150,000 to nonprofit organizations, including the USO South Carolina, through the MGC Long Run. The MGC Long Run is comprised of a 15k, 5k, Virtual 5k and Kids’ Fun Run in Columbia, South Carolina the first weekend in February each year. The event brings out over 750 runners and walkers and 200 volunteers.
We are proud to support our troops through the USO South Carolina. Many of our employees have strong ties to the military; our employees are veterans, members of the Guard or have family and friends who fight for our country.
For over 77 years, the USO has been the nation’s leading organization to serve the men and women in the US military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. The USO South Carolina operates a center at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, a center for military applicants at MEPS Fort Jackson, a day room at McCrady Training Center, a United through Reading Room at JNGB McEntire and provides programs and services throughout the state of South Carolina.
Would you like to get involved in the MGC Long Run? Find out more at www.mgclongrun.com.
The MGC Parade Mile
The MGC Parade Mile is a unique, one-of-a-kind mile race run along The Azalea Festival Parade route just prior to the parade in Wilmington, NC. The MGC Parade Mile’s goal is to support various worthwhile nonprofits. Past charitable recipients include The Harrelson Center, Team First Book New Hanover County and Cape Fear Literacy Council. Since 2016, the MGC Parade Mile has contributed more than $40,000 to local nonprofit organizations.
Want to know more about the MGC Parade Mile? Visit our website.
Local Office Charitable Giving Programs
Our firm supports local charities through our office charitable giving programs. Charitable Giving Committees are active in our individual offices, supporting local nonprofit organizations through fundraising and volunteer efforts.