1,000 meals prepared for Jasper County give back event (WTOC Report)

By WTOC Staff| November 26, 2020 at 6:16 PM EST - Updated November 26 at 6:35 PM  RIDGELAND, S.C. (WTOC) - One thousand people in Jasper County will have a hot meal for Thanksgiving. The Antioch Educational Center held their Thanksgiving Day Give Back Dinner. They were able to put one thousand meals directly in the cars …

Antioch Education Center helping feed, transport hundreds in rural Lowcountry (WSAV News Story by Andrew Davis)

RIDGELAND, SC (WSAV) – The Antioch Educational Center in Ridgeland helps thousands of people in rural areas of Jasper, Hampton, and Southern Beaufort County every year. Thanks to a grant, they will be aiding even more people, one ride at a time. The agency started a decade ago with the plan to help with job …

Impact Grants of $211,500 Awarded to Four Organizations (by Community Foundation of the Lowcountry)

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has awarded more than $211,500 to four local organizations as part of their twice-a-year competitive grants process. The four grants focus on making an impact in our community and directly support the Community Foundation’s efforts to address social and racial injustice. The grants will combat workforce transportation challenges, provide dental …

Jasper County Sun Times Article: School supplies distributed in Ridgeland, more planned for next weekend

Cars drove through the parking lot of Antioch Educational Center on Saturday morning to pick up free supplies for students heading back to school. Volunteers wearing masks placed supplies and boxes of food into cars, practicing social distancing because of the coronavirus pandemic. Some in line thanked the volunteers from a distance before they drove …

AEC Proud to Sponsor its 1st Back to School Supply Drive Thru Giveaway

The Antioch Educational Center (AEC) is proud to announce its first school supply giveaway that will be held on August 29, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The school supply giveaway will be held on the campus of AEC, located at 7557 West Main Street, Ridgeland, South Carolina.  AEC is providing school supplies to …

AEC Recognizes the Late Congressman John Lewis

Recently, I wrote to a friend of mine and a personal acquaintance of Representative John Lewis in an effort to comfort him.  Please read his heartwarming response … one that I hope reflects all who are affiliated with the Antioch Educational Center. Let’s keep working TOGETHER. - Jackie O’Bannon, Executive Director "I was with [John …