You are here


Giving Back

Meet the honorees, read about their good deeds, learn more about the finalists for Nonprofit of the Year, and join us to celebrate philanthropy in the Lowcountry!

Mission: To encourage and support self-sufficiency and self-worth for people in need in our community through education, wellness, and outreach services


Mission: To help children, adolescents, and adults identify and overcome learning challenges, including learning disabilities, social/behavioral difficulties, ADHD, and dyslexia


Mission: To rescue and re-home horses in need and prevent future cruelty

Mission: To prevent cruelty to animals


Mission: To identify and address vital environmental issues by providing medical care to injured birds of prey and shorebirds


The poet and book editor continues to leave her mark for positive change in the Lowcountry

Planting seeds of transformation in a once-blighted neighborhood and beyond


A small company gives back in a big way—$2.4 million big

The PR maven who donates her media savvy and storytelling skills to great causes


Fifteen years of dedicated work for Sea Island Habitat for Humanity

A Charleston native reflects on the evolution of local philanthropy

The Lowcountry Maritime Society puts students at the helm through hands-on programming

Heroic Charleston County Rescue Squad members volunteer their time to save Holy City lives

The Food Rescue Truck has one mission: collect enough fare from area businesses to feed homeless locals at One80 Place seven days a week

In-school eye screenings help ensure good vision for thousands of Charleston preschoolers

Today’s Holy City offers resources galore for those raising their own food and even keeping their own bees: places to plant, to grow one’s knowledge, and to learn from pros while lending a hand. Here, a look at the bounty

At the Sewee Center, volunteer Rob Johnson is working to save the endangered red wolf, one litter of pups at a time

For 57 years, Historic Charleston Foundation (HCF) has been saving endangered downtown homes through a ground-breaking revolving fund

Veterans on Deck participants find healing on Charleston Harbor.