ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, SC CHAPTER: providing and enhancing care and support for those affected by Alzheimer’s. alz.org/sc

BIG SISTERS OF CAROLINA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER:
pairs a “big sister” with a “little sister” to give that little sister a friend and role model. becomeabig.org

CAMP HAPPY DAYS: raises money and hosts a summer camp for children battling cancer free of charge. camphappydays.org

CAROLINA LADY ANGLERS: educates on marine resources while raising funds for breast cancer. carolinaladyanglers.org

CAROLINA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER: services for children who have experienced physical or sexual abuse, neglect, abandonment, or have severe emotional disorders. cydc.org/

CHARLESTON ACTIVIST NETWORK: connecting people with grassroots community organizations and events. charlestonactivistnetwork.com

CHARLESTON AUDUBON SOCIETY: actively promotes awareness, appreciation and conservation of the natural environment through educational programs, field trips, conservation projects, sponsored research and social activities. charlestonaudubon.org

CHARLESTON FORUM: an open & honest discussion on race & the ways in which our community can move forward together. thecharlestonforum.com

CHARLESTON FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: works to improve the Charleston County Public Library System. charlestonlibraryfriends.org

CHARLESTON GOOD: a grassroots incubator and collaborative community media center supporting positive people, projects and possibilities in Charleston. charlestongood.com

CHARLESTON HOPE: an adopt-a-classroom program that brings Christmas presents to underprivileged children in local Charleston Title I classrooms. charlestonhope.com

CHARLESTON JUNIOR WOMAN’S CLUB: dedicated to community improvement through volunteerism. cjwc.org

CHARLESTON MOVES: promoting bicycling, walking, running and public transportation for a healthy community and lifestyle. charlestonmoves.org

CHARLESTON PARKS CONSERVANCY: Increases the quality, awareness, appreciation and usage of Charleston’s parks and green spaces. charlestonparksconservancy.org

CHARLESTON WATERKEEPER: improving the quality of Charleston’s waterways. charlestonwaterkeeper.org

CINDERELLA PROJECT CHARLESTON: providing free prom wear and accessories for high school junior & senior girls who otherwise could not afford it. cinderellaprojectcharleston.com

COURAGEOUS KIDZ: a safe haven for kids with cancer.  courageouskidz.org

DARKNESS TO LIGHT: raising awareness of the prevalence and consequences of child sexual abuse by educating adults about the steps they can take to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse. d2l.org

DEE NORTON LOWCOUNTRY CHILDREN’S CENTER: provides services for child abuse victims and their families. dnlcc.org

DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN OF CHARLESTON COUNTY: encourages, recognizes and rewards excellence in Charleston’s college-bound young women. distinguishedyw.org

DRAGON BOAT CHARLESTON: Promoting physical and mental wellness among cancer survivors and their community through dragon boating. dragonboatcharleston.org

DRESS FOR SUCCESS: providing a network of support, professional attire & development tools to help women thrive in work & in life. charlestoncounty.dressforsuccess.org

EAST COOPER COMMUNITY OUTREACH: provides an array of programs for people in poverty, as well as programs to educate and empower people, primarily single mothers, who want to work their way out of poverty. eccocharleston.org

ENGAGING CREATIVE MINDS: providing creative learning opportunities that encourage imagination & innovation to help students achieve academically, stay engaged in school & succeed in life. engagingcreativeminds.org

FIELDS TO FAMILIES: serves as a link between local farms and community organizations who help feed the hungry. fieldstofamilies.org

ENOUGH PIE: using creativity to connect & empower the community in Charleston’s Upper Peninsula. enoughpie.org

FRESH FUTURE FARM: a nonprofit urban farm response to addressing food, health, economic and environmental disparities by revitalizing vacant city land to grow organic produce, sell SNAP eligible grocery products, raise livestock and create community and job opportunities for the people living in Charleston Heights. freshfuturefarm.org

FLORENCE CRITTENTON PROGRAMS OF SC: Provides education, counseling and medical services, alongside social support and a safe haven for the young pregnant while also parenting mothers in need. florencecrittentonsc.org

GIRL SCOUTS OF EASTERN SC: building girl’s character and skills for success in the real world in an accepting and nurturing environment. girlscoutsesc.org

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: local affiliates of the international organization working in partnership with people in need to build decent, affordable housing. charlestonhabitat.org; eastcooperhabitat.org; seaislandhabitat.org

THE HAT LADIES: An organization for Ladies of all ages who love hats of all colors who love to network and volunteer. hatladies.org

HELPING AND LENDING OUTREACH SUPPORT (HALOS): helps abused and neglected victims served by the Charleston County Department of Social Services. charlestonhalos.org

HISTORIC CHARLESTON FOUNDATION: preserving and protecting the historical, architectural and material culture that make up Charleston’s rich and irreplaceable heritage. historiccharleston.org

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF CHARLESTON: committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through effective action and leadership. jlcharleston.org

KEEP CHARLESTON BEAUTIFUL: works to maintain the beauty of the area through education, awareness and community involvement. keepcharlestonbeautiful.org

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE CHARLESTON AREA: encourages informed and active participation in government. lwvcharleston.org

LIFE MANAGEMENT CENTER: assists individuals and families with learning disabilities and ADHD. lifemanagement.org

LOWCOUNTRY AUTISM FOUNDATION: enhancing the lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families through programming, advocacy & awareness. lafinc.org

LOWCOUNTRY FOOD BANK: distributes healthy food and groceries to underprivileged families to help solve hunger. lowcountryfoodbank.org

LOWCOUNTRY LAND TRUST: local land conservation organization focused on preserving natural & rural land throughout the SC Lowcountry.  lowcountrylandtrust.org

MARCH OF DIMES:  improving the health of babies by preventing premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality. marchofdimes.com/southcarolina

METANOIA: holistic community development by building youth leadership, establishing quality housing & generating economic development in North Charleston. pushingforward.org

MY SISTER’S HOUSE: provides services, programs and resources to empower victims of domestic violence and their children to live free from abuse. mysistershouse.org

MUSC CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER SERVICES: dozens of volunteer opportunities that are available to anyone 16 or older; dedicated to helping serve and research diseases affecting children in the Charleston area. musckids.org

NAMI CHARLESTON: monthly support groups for family & friends of those living with mental illness & for individuals recovering from a brain disorder/mental illness.

ONE80 PLACE: formerly known as Crisis Ministries; it provides food, shelter and hope to Charleston’s most vulnerable citizens. one80place.org

OPERATION HOME: makes critical home repairs for low-income residents and families. operationhome.org

PALMETTO CONSERVATION FOUNDATION: working to conserve SC’s natural and cultural resources, historic buildings and landmarks, and promote outdoor recreation with trails and greenways. palmettoconservation.org

PEOPLE AGAINST RAPE (PAR): assists children and adult victims of sexual assault, violence and abuse. peopleagainstrape.org

PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF CHARLESTON: recognizing, protecting and advocating for the Lowcountry’s historic places. preservationsociety.org

QUALITY EDUCATION PROJECT: seeks to implement a quality education for all students within the public school system. facebook.com/groups/689466667846441/

R3 INC: equipping the youth with the tools to enhance positive behavior, self-worth, self-esteem and educational achievement. Through superior programs and supportive partners, we aim to enrich the lives of our youth.

REIN & SHINE: uses horses to help rehabilitate people with physical, mental, and emotional illnesses. reinandshine.org

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF CHARLESTON: provides a “home” for families with hospitalized children. rmhcharleston.org

ROTARY CLUB OF CHARLESTON: members participate in local and global service projects to better communities on the smaller and larger scale. charleston-rotary.org

SAVE THE ANGEL OAK: works to keep the forest around the Angel Oak Tree from being developed. savetheangeloak.org

SHE CLIMBS: Center of Leadership In Mind, Body and Spirit (CLIMBS) for females of all ages by building self-esteem by taking girls & young women on mountain climbing expeditions. she-climbs.org

SOCIETY 1858: young professionals who support the Gibbes Museum of Art with social and educational programs tailored for up-and-coming art patrons. gibbesmuseum.org

SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORICAL SOCIETY: preserving our state’s rich historical legacy for future generations. schistory.org

TEACHER’S SUPPLY CLOSET: gives teachers in Title I schools supplies and resources for classrooms and students. teacherssupplycloset.wixsite.com/teacherssupplycloset

THE SUSTAINABILITY INSTITUTE: empowers communities to transform homes and businesses to conserve energy and reduce overall environmental impact. sustainabilityinstitutesc.org

THE UNDERGARMENT SOCIETY: collecting underwear & bras for women in need. theundergarmentsociety.com

TRIDENT UNITED WAY: works to strengthen our community by focusing on education, financial stability and health. tuw.org

WE ARE FAMILY: providing support, resources & leadership development opportunities to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, (LGBTQI) and straight ally youth. waf.org

WINDWOOD FAMILY SERVICES: provides a home for young men and boys who have been neglected and abused. windwoodfarm.org

WOMEN’S COUNCIL OF THE GIBBES MUSEUM: volunteers time, talent and financial support to the Gibbes Museum of Art. gibbesmuseum.org

YOUTH VOLUNTEER CORP OF CHARLESTON: creating volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service. yvccharleston.wix.com/yvccharleston

ZONTA: an international organization of executives and professionals working to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. zonta.org

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