Stories from the Southeast region


Partnering for ‘a world without blood cancers’

August 13th, 2019|

Owen Edwards, a loan officer in Columbia, South Carolina, in the Southeast Region joined close friend and business partner, Zeke Riddle, to form a powerful fundraising team for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS).

Home Start & Bom-Bas charities at Guild Correspondent’s 2019 CU Conference

April 5th, 2019|

This year at our Guild Correspondent's Annual Credit Union Conference, our team partnered up with Home Start to put together care packages. Each package included hygiene items along with a personal note, which then was [...]

Birmingham Branch makes dream come true for 6-year-old with cancer

July 6th, 2018|

Guild’s Birmingham branch partnered with Magic Moments to see that Judith, who goes by JuJu, experienced the perfect, magical fairytale.

The Water Project in Nepal: Concourse Main

July 5th, 2018|

Frith and her team provided monetary donations that allowed the RU 4 People organization to purchase, build, and distribute 128 water filter systems for families in Nepal. Not only does their donation provide for clean water for these families, RU 4 People sent out their own team members to educate these families on hygiene.

Batesburg Leesville Fire Department Annual Golf Tournament: Darrel Long

July 3rd, 2018|

Darrel Long with our Columbia Lexington branch contributed $325 to the fundraiser as a sponsor. Collectively, the event raised over $5,000 and had more than 75 people in attendance. Long has also volunteered a minimum of 30 hours per month to the Batesburg Leesville Fire Department as a firefighter/assistant training officer.

CAMP KEMO Summer Camp

May 7th, 2018|

Guild Giving Program | Camp Kemo | Columbia Main Branch The Southeast Region’s Columbia Main Branch has been a continuous sponsor for CAMP KEMO. The CAMP KEMO Summer Camp is a community-funded program that provides [...]

Crawfish, anyone?

March 6th, 2018|

The Southeast Region’s Jimmy Parsons and the Montgomery Branch regularly sponsor events supporting charitable causes. Recently, one of Parson’s favorite opportunities to give back was when they participated in the Pike Road Crawfish Festival in [...]