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South State Donates $35,000 to Rebuild Wilmington YMCA

South State bankers were pleased to present YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina President and CEO Dick Jones with a donation of $35,000 for the rebuilding of the primary YMCA campus in Wilmington, NC. (L-r): Mark Tyler of South State; Tom Dodson of South State; Dick Jones of the YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina; and Edward McKelvey of South State.

WILMINGTON, NC – (April 12, 2018) – South State Bank today announced a $35,000 donation to the YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina as part of the YMCA’s capital campaign.

The capital campaign is raising $7 million to rebuild the YMCA on Market Street following a fire in 2015 that caused millions of dollars in damages to the facility.

“South State is pleased to help the YMCA rebuild its primary campus so they can continue to provide services that strengthen our community,” said David Parker, South State regional president for Wilmington and Raleigh. “Ensuring the entire Wilmington community has access to programs and services that enrich the lives of our residents is important to us.”

The new YMCA campus, which will be named the Nir Family YMCA, is designed to meet the current and future needs of the Wilmington community and will offer expanded and enhanced facilities for youth, wellness, aquatic and athletic programming along with flexible gathering spaces to provide a community atmosphere.

 South State Corporation (NASDAQ: SSB) is a financial services company headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, with over $14 billion in assets. South State Bank, the company’s primary subsidiary, provides consumer, commercial, mortgage and wealth management solutions throughout the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia. South State has served customers since 1934. Additional information is available at