Upcoming Events

We're Hiring!

Two of our staff are retiring and one accepted a full-time position at Harvest Hope so we're hiring:

  • A part-time Bookkeeper
  • A full-time Program Administrator
  • A part-time Program Coordinator

If interested, contact Traude Sander, Executive Director, at tsander@kmbsc.org for the appropriate job description.

 

KMB'S Annual Shoe Drive 

March 1st - May 31st, 2024

Thank you to everyone who donated shoes this year!  It was another tremendous success!  Here are the unofficial numbers:

2024 - 219 bags - 5,475 pairs of shoes

2023 - 221 bags - 5,556 pairs of shoes

2022 - 264 bags - 6,660 pairs of shoes

 

Paper Shred Event Dates

 

Save the Date!

Our Lake Sweep / River Sweep, a cleanup event of ALL waterways in Lexington and Richland counties, will be held Saturday, September 14th.  Mark your calendars and watch for registration information in mid July.

 

Our Annual Volunteer and Partner Appreciation Event and 35th Anniversary Celebration will be held Saturday, September 28th at the Lake Murray beach.  Bring your family out for free food trucks and games.

Adopt-a-Highway and Adopt-A-Street Cleanup Dates

Please plan ahead and submit supply requests at least one week in advance! Notify your Adopt-a-Highway or Adopt-a-Street group members of our scheduled quarterly cleanup dates. Did you miss a date?  No problem.  You can make up a missed pickup but your group will be responsible for disposing of the litter you remove.  For more information, click here.

2024

  • Saturday, February 10, 2024
  • Saturday, May 18, 2024
  • Saturday, August 17, 2024
  • Saturday, November 16, 2024

 

2025

  • Saturday, February 8, 2025
  • Saturday, May 17, 2025
  • Saturday, August 16, 2025
  • Saturday, November 15, 2025

 

2026

  • Saturday, February, 14, 2026
  • Saturday, May 16, 2026
  • Saturday, August 15, 2026
  • Saturday, November 21, 2026

 

HUGE & EXCITING NEWS!!

NEW "Litterer's Anonymous" Video

Featuring our very own KMB Team

Richland County's Communication's Team produced this fun and educational 5-minute video, written by the KMB team, about the importance of not littering.

Watch the video here.  Please "like it" and share it with others.

NEW Organization of the Month Video

Richland County has recognized Keep the Midlands Beautiful as their Organization of the Month! Watch the video here.

NEW Litter Prevention Video

Keep the Midlands Beautiful enlisted the help of ten area mayors to make a 45-second litter prevention video. Watch the video here.

 

Our FY23 Annual Report

(July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023)

Click here to view the FY23 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023) Annual Report for Keep the Midlands Beautiful.  Contact Traude Sander, Executive Director with questions or comments at tsander@kmbsc.org or 803-733-1139.

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