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Giving Back

July 2017
Since 2007, Chabad of Charleston and the Lowcountry has been enriching life for Jewish locals. And last year, thanks to...

June 2017
Lowcountry nonprofit Adaptive Expeditions is making outdoor adventures and recreational sports accessible to disabled...

May 2017
Special-event blooms spread happiness for more than a single evening thanks to rEvent

April 2017
Get the scoop on Slow Food Charleston, serving up its Snail Awards on April 13

March 2017
Water Mission brings clean water to communities around the globe

February 2017
This year, Charleston Chefs Feed the Need will rally food industry pros to make and serve some 80 family-style meals at...

An area nonprofit has spent a quarter-century preserving South Carolina’s historic battle sites—and it’s far from...

November 2016
Dedicated members of a church youth group create a thriving community hub, the Romney Urban Garden 

September 2016
Through MUSC’s pet therapy program, pups Maddie and Bristol, with “mom” Kathy Sykes, bring happiness to hospitalized...

August 2016
Through its hands-on approach to media arts education, Yo Art! is molding local students into budding fashion designers...

July 2016
Operation Home does more than repair houses; it impacts the lives of Lowcountry residents in need, one project at a time

One local couple has logged 16 years as volunteer divers in the South Carolina Aquarium’s Great Ocean Tank

April 2016
A far-reaching Farm-to-School Initiative based at College of Charleston helps kids nourish their minds and bodies alike

March 2016
A fledgling nonprofit engages adults with special needs in activities centered around healthy living and creative self-...

February 2016
Hundreds of volunteers pay biweekly visits to 14 local schools, helping the nonprofit Reading Partners boost students’...

January 2016
Through art, yoga, music, and more, Respite Care Charleston cultivates feelings of pride and productivity in locals...

December 2015
Begun five years ago by a local teen, Charleston Hope will deliver gifts to some 4,000 kids this Christmas

November 2015
Meet the honorees, read about their good deeds, learn more about the finalists for Nonprofit of the Year, and join us...

November 2015
Mission: To encourage and support self-sufficiency and self-worth for people in need in our community through education...

October 2015
Mission: To help children, adolescents, and adults identify and overcome learning challenges, including learning...

October 2015
Mission: To rescue and re-home horses in need and prevent future cruelty

November 2015
Mission: To prevent cruelty to animals  

November 2015
Mission: To identify and address vital environmental issues by providing medical care to injured birds of prey and...

November 2015
The poet and book editor continues to leave her mark for positive change in the Lowcountry

November 2015
Planting seeds of transformation in a once-blighted neighborhood and beyond  

November 2015
A small company gives back in a big way—$2.4 million big

November 2015
The PR maven who donates her media savvy and storytelling skills to great causes  

November 2015
Fifteen years of dedicated work for Sea Island Habitat for Humanity

October 2015
The Lowcountry Maritime Society puts students at the helm through hands-on programming

September 2015
Gone with the Wind’s Alicia Rhett continues to enliven her hometown’s art community through a generous endowmen