Charleston Charities / Non-Profit Organizations – Community Pride

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Charleston has a rich tradition of community service, volunteerism and charity. Throughout the area, you can see these partnerships everywhere on billboards, businesses, sporting teams and media. It is such a wonder to see this commitment throughout the Lowcountry. Thank you for all that give generously of their time and money. If you want to learn more about ways you can help, here is a full list of charities and non-profits in Charleston County.

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  • Family Services, Inc. – North Charleston – services include credit counseling, debt management, homebuyer education, family violence intervention, and bankruptcy counseling
  • Fields to Families – Mount Pleasant – distributing fresh produce to area hunger prevention organizations
  • For the Exceptional – making a difference in the lives of those with disabilities
  • Friends of MUSC Children’s Hospital – raises funds for and enhance community awareness of the exceptional care delivered at MUSC Children’s Hospital

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  • KARS Institute – Mt Pleasant – provides training, resources, and opportunities for collaboration for nonprofits, organizations, and individuals

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  • Neighbor To Family – North Charleston – places abused and neglected children with their siblings in safe and stable foster homes

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  • Palmetto Palace – helps with lodging, transportation, and meals for those in need with a family member in a hospital
  • Pattison’s Academy – Mt. Pleasant – serves children with severe or multiple handicaps
  • People Against Rape – Charleston – assists adult victims of sexual assault in the tri-county area
  • Project Healing Waters – Charleston – dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.

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  • Rein & Shine – Awendaw – uses horses to heal children and adults with physical, mental, and emotional limitations
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston – provides a comfortable “home away from home” where families can stay while their child is hospitalized
  • Rotary Club of Charleston – participates in local and global service projects
  • Rural Mission – Johns Island – assists sea-island families, including migrant workers, with health care, crisis intervention, and educational programs

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  • Teacher’s Supply Closet – gives teachers in six Title 1 schools supplies for their classrooms and students
  • Tricounty Blue Star Mothers – Goose Creek – supports America’s active troops and veterans
  • Tricounty Family Ministries – North Charleston – provides vital services to the less fortunate in the Tricounty area
  • Trident Literacy Association – North Charleston – increases literacy with instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, English as a Second Language, GED preparation, and basic computer use
  • Trident United Way – programs to address education, financial stability, and health needs in the community

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  • US Vet Corps Resources – helps Veterans, first responders, and their families in their transition from active service to civilian life

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  • Veterans on Deck – aids Veterans that struggle returning to a civilian society

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*Note:  Information provided courtesy of sciway.net (South Carolina Information Highway)

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