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Five Points Foundation announces revenue made from this year's St. Pats in Five Points

Five Points Foundation announces revenue made from this year's St. Pats in Five Points

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – The Five Points Foundation has awarded $49,000 to over 30 charities and non-profit organizations in the Midlands from revenue generated from the 36th Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points, according to the foundation.

The foundation said approximately 41,000 people attended the event and approximately 2,200 racers ran in the Get to the Green 15K, 10K, 5K and 1-mile Family Fun Run races.

The foundation said the festival creates a $6 million economic impact on the City of Columbia each year. They said the funds are used for beautification projects, security cameras, marketing and promotions and organizing and hosting free events for the community.

2018 non-profit recipients of revenue generated from this year’s festival

• Alpha Chapter 14631 Beta Sigma Phi

• Ancient Order of Hibernians

• AUSA

• Boy Scout Troop 330

• Carolina Wrecking Balls

• City Year Columbia

• Columbia Opportunity Resource

• Columbia Rugby

• Columbia Starlings Volleyball

• Curing Kids Cancer

• Double Dutch Forces

• Dreher Band Booster Club

• First Nazareth Baptist Church

• First Nazareth Culinary Institute

• Gospel Music Workshop of America Midlands Chapter

• Happy Wheels

• HIV Aids Council

• Homeless Helping Homeless

• Homeless No More

• Hoopology

• Impact Carolina

• Junior Women’s Club

• Military Vehicle Collectors of South Carolina

• Moving Youth Forward

• Palmetto Starlings Volleyball

• Quad Squad

• Seed Project

• Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands

• Sierra Club

• South Carolina Equality

• Sustainable Midlands

• Venture Crew 312

• Westminster Youth Group

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