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Giving Back

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

August 2015
Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC) has been sheltering children and guiding them to brighter tomorrows for 225...

July 2015
Heroic Charleston County Rescue Squad members volunteer their time to save Holy City lives

May 2015
Each Memorial Day, the Charleston Men’s Chorus honors fallen heroes with an always-sold-out Piccolo Spoleto concert

April 2015
The Bee Cause Project is busily installing hives (67 by spring’s end!) in schools and businesses here and beyond

The Charleston Natural History Society transforms 40-some acres of former farmland into thriving native ecosystems

February 2015
A free course at Trident Tech inspires disadvantaged locals with lessons in literature, history, and philosophy

December 2014
The Food Rescue Truck has one mission: collect enough fare from area businesses to feed homeless locals at One80 Place...

November 2014
In-school eye screenings help ensure good vision for thousands of Charleston preschoolers

October 2014
At the Sewee Center, volunteer Rob Johnson is working to save the endangered red wolf, one litter of pups at a time

September 2014
For 57 years, Historic Charleston Foundation (HCF) has been saving endangered downtown homes through a ground-breaking...