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Preston Residential College

Y-IMPACT (Community Service)

Y-IMPACT collaborates with partner organizations to make a positive impact on the University of South Carolina campus community and beyond.

Youth Impacting Minds, People and Communities Together (Y-IMPACT) is a service organization within Preston that focuses on areas such as education, community engagement, and health and wellness. The group, which is involved in several service projects plus local and international philanthropy, is guided by the Y-IMPACT Constitution [pdf].

Community Partners

  • Relay for Life
  • Dance Marathon
  • Families Helping Families
  • The Starfish Foundation
  • Harvest Hope Food Bank


Meet Our Student Leaders

Addie Huthwaite

Addie Huthwaite, President

Addie is a sophomore from Dawsonville, GA and is excited to return to Preston as the Y-IMPACT President. She hopes to get students involved in serving our community in Preston and in Columbia. Addie's heart was touched after Preston's trip to Morocco in May 2018, and hopes to start a Y-IMPACT project to send items to women's cooperatives there. She also write for the Odyssey Online through UofSC.