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Carolina Panthers Charities donate $250,000 to athletic programs affected by Hurricane Matthew

Members of the South Carolina National Guard stage at Conway High School to assist with Hurricane Matthew in early October.
Members of the South Carolina National Guard stage at Conway High School to assist with Hurricane Matthew in early October. jlee@thesunnews

The Carolina Panthers announced on Wednesday that they will provide $250,000 in grant funding to high school athletic programs affected by Hurricane Matthew in North and South Carolina.

The grants will help 23 high schools repair or replace equipment, supplies or athletic infrastructure that was damaged or lost in the wake of Hurricane Matthew in October.

The schools included are: Aynor High School (Aynor, S.C.), Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School (Bamberg, S.C.), Clinton High School (Clinton, N.C.), CE Murray High School (Greeleyville, S.C.), Conway High School (Conway, S.C.), Darlington High School (Darlington, S.C.), First Baptist School (Charleston, S.C.), Green Sea Floyds High School (Green Sea, S.C.), Hemingway High School (Hemingway, S.C.), Hilton Head High School (Hilton Head, S.C.), Johnsonville High School (Johnsonville, S.C.), Kingstree High School (Kingstree, S.C.), Latta High School (Latta, S.C.), Loris High School (Loris, S.C.), Lumberton High School (Lumberton, N.C.), Military Magnet High School (North Charleston, S.C.), Myrtle Beach High School (Myrtle Beach, S.C.), North Myrtle Beach High School (Little River, S.C.), Ocracoke High School (Ocracoke, N.C.), Sumter High School (Sumter, S.C.), St. James High School (Murrells Inlet, S.C.), Topsail High School (Hampstead, N.C.), Wallace Rose High School (Teachey, N.C).

Schools were able to apply for the grants, which range from $2,500 to $20,000.

Jourdan Rodrigue: 704-358-5071, @jourdanrodrigue

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