The Christopher Conner Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 Foundation that operates exclusively for charitable, cultural and educational purposes.  
The Foundation is a grassroots fundraising organization that supports local musicians and their families with medical and educational financial assistance. The Foundation partners with other organizations to provide healing through music and music related fund raisers for children and adults in need.

HISTORY: The Foundation was founded in honor of the Late Chris Conner, a well-loved and highly-respected musician from Columbia, SC. As the frontman for the Sourwood Honey Band, the Conner Brothers Band and The South Band, Chris was an accomplished musician and songwriter whose music earned him a diverse and loyal fan base. At age 36, at the height of his carrer, Chris was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer. Chris' courageous 10-month battle with the deadly disease set an example of courage, faith and love for thousands. Otis Taylor with The State Newspaper said, "Conner's illness has united Columbia's go-your-own-way musical scene. He is facing his cancer much the way he writes songs -- by digging in". Charles Wilkie added, "Chris has always been there for anyone who needed him. Whenever there was a benefit for someone who was sick or needed financial help, he was the first to step up". Ryan Goforth, former Sourwood Honey member said, "Chris has been a beacon for the local music scene for 15 years. He is a real true person with friends in every walk of life." It's overwhelming that one guy can touch so many people" said Chris Carney, the South's manager. 

Chris passed away November 21, 2007 leaving a legacy of friendship, love and devotion for others. " The local music community and friends nationwide rallied to support Chris and his family, and the Christopher Conner Foundation was established in order to carry on Chris' work and dreams of helping others.

The Conner Foundation would like to thank all you who have supported our mission. Special thanks to Jackie Townsend, Hugh Brannon, The Henry L. Willett Foundation, Sysco, SC Collaborative and all of you who have gone above and beyond. Thank you and God Bless!  
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Chris Conner and The South - Never Said It Was Easy

 See Chris Conner's story
 and photos, the Sourwood
 Honey Band, The South
 Band and Conner Brothers
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The Christopher Conner Foundation was founded in honor of Christopher Cary Conner, a musician who spent his life helping others.
Mail donations to Conner Foundation, POB 84215 Lexington, SC 29073

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A very special thanks to Marcus Lattimore,  sponsors, participants and volunteers for making the 2015 
8th Annual Golf For Conner Benefit Tournament and the Live/Silent Auction fundraiser such a great success! Through your support the Conner Foundation will continue
 our mission to help others.

The Conner Foundation is accepting all applications below.  PLEASE APPLY NOW!

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OCTOBER 23 AND 24TH 2016

The 9th Annual Golf for Conner  
 Charity Tournament  

Silent/Live Auction 
with Guest Speaker USC 
head coach