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Upstate family hosts sunflower fundraiser for local charity

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An Upstate family is raising money for a local charity by selling fresh sunflowers.

The Roberts family grows sunflowers for charity in Anderson.

For two weekends, the family is inviting the community to visit the sunflower garden to enjoy the flowers and take photos, but also to help the family raise money for the Foothills Community Foundation of Anderson.

Foothills Community Foundation of Anderson is “an independent public charity that stewards philanthropic resources from institutional and individual donors to community based organizations,” according to the organization’s website.

All money raised from the event goes to the foundation.

ear, the family says they were able to donate $9,000.

The sunflower fundraising efforts will take place on July 1, 2, 8 and 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at Sol Flowers of Anderson. Sol Flowers is located on Bradley Road and N Hwy 81 in Anderson.

The family is selling five pre-cut and bundled sunflowers for $10. Admission is free.

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