We are thrilled to announce that Connected Hearts Ministry won the prestigious *Angels award! The Angels award is given to organizations that exemplify charitable giving in South Carolina. There are over 13,000 charities in South Carolina, and Connected Hearts was 1 of 15 charities selected as a recipient. Today our founders, Misty and Brandon Hudson, attended an awards ceremony hosted by South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond. At the ceremony representatives from each of the 15 winning organizations received a plaque and recognition from Secretary Hammond.
Angels award recipients are selected by review of financial reports submitted annually to the Secretary of State’s Office, as well as by nominations from the public. Connected Hearts has always sought to be good stewards of the funds donated to the ministry, and we are grateful and honored to be recognized for this today by Secretary of State Mark Hammond.
We would like to say thank you to everyone who supports Connected Hearts Ministry. It is because of each of you that we have been able to grow Connected Hearts over the years, and make such a large impact both locally and globally. Our founders received the award today not only on behalf of Connected Hearts Ministry, but on behalf of all of the individuals, churches, businesses, and organizations who have poured into the ministry over the years. We are truly grateful for each of you!
*Per the SC Secretary of State’s office, to be selected as an Angel recipient, charities must meet the following criteria:
“The charity must have devoted 80 percent or more of its total expenditures to charitable programs; must have been in existence for three or more years; must make good use of volunteer services; must receive minimal funding from grants; must have a significant presence in South Carolina; and the charity must be in compliance with the South Carolina Solicitation of Charitable Funds Act.”
You can read more details, as well as today’s full press release from the SC Secretary of State’s office, here.