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Tim and Joan Meacham Scholarship Fund

Helping Hands is pleased to announce that Joan and Tim Meacham have established a scholarship fund to support one graduating Youth Empowerment Program senior from each participating high school including Andrews, Cavers Bay, and Georgetown High. The fund is established for a first-generation college-bound student who successfully completes YEP. The selection process will be based on competitive criteria

Tim Meacham, retired University Counsel at Coastal Carolina University states “As a first-generation college graduate myself and being involved in higher education, I realize firsthand the  positive impact that education has on a family.”

Joan Meacham, retired state director of SC Probation Parole and Pardon Services and also Acting Director of SC Dept. Of Social Services adds ” Throughout our careers, we have seen the impact that education can have for generations to come and want to assist our youth in Georgetown County achieve their educational goals.”

The scholarships will be for $1,000 to each of the 3 graduating seniors staring in 2021. 

If you are interested in making a contribution to this scholarship fund, you may do so by sending a check to the address below.  Please make check payable to Helping Hands of Georgetown and add Meacham Scholarship Fund in the memo.

Helping Hands of Georgetown, 1813 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440

You may donate online by going to Please write YEP Scholarship in the note section. 

To learn more about YEP, click here.

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