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Jan 13, 2023

First Annual “Mardi Growl”

St. Frances Animal Shelter in Georgetown and Salty Dogs Senior Animal Rescue have paired together for the first annual “MARDI GROWL” family-focused community event on Sunday Feb 19, 2023 in Georgetown. Starting at Noon with a lively parade of dogs w their owners down Front Street and ending in East Bay Park . All afternoon […]

Jan 11, 2023

Bluffton executive lands C-suite role with national organization

Bluffton resident Michael S. Chen has been selected as UNICEF USA’s new chief financial officer, effective Jan 10. As chief financial officer, Chen will be responsible for leading the finance team while ensuring all financial functions meet the needs of UNICEF USA, a UNICEF USA news release stated.  Chen joins the lea[...]

Jan 11, 2023

The ARK of SC receives $6,500 of support from Volvo USA Operations Grant

The ARK of SC announces that it is the recipient of the Volvo USA Operations Grant through the Coastal Community Foundation. The ARK was awarded $6,500 to support general operating expenses for the 2022 fiscal year. The ARK is funded primarily by grants, donations, and fundraising events. “We are incredibly thankful for Volvo [...]

Jan 9, 2023

East Cooper Habitat for Humanity Adds Board Member

CHARLESTON — East Cooper Habitat for Humanity (ECHFH), a non-profit, non-denominational Christian housing organization has added a board member. East Cooper Habitat for Humanity is pleased to welcome James A. Dingle to their Board of Directors. Dingle is a Sullivan’s Island native and Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate B[...]

Jan 5, 2023

Denise Hines Joins Lowcountry Food Bank as Chief Financial Officer

CHARLESTON S.C. – Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) announced today that Denise Hines has joined the organization as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This critical role directs the financial and accounting practices of LCFB. These practices include accounting, strategic budgeting, audit activities, regulatory compliance, grant financi[...]

Jan 4, 2023

Lowcountry Food Bank’s Kara Moore Named to No Kid Hungry’s Out of School Time Meals Champion Cohort

CHARLESTON S.C. – Lowcountry Food Bank’s Director of Child Hunger Programs, Kara Moore, has been named to No Kid Hungry’s 2023 Out of School Time Meals Champion Cohort. Kara Moore is one of 12 professionals named to this cohort, who have been exemplary in their work to end hunger in their communities through the Summer[...]

Jan 3, 2023

Warrior Surf Foundation Sends Veterans to Guatemala Retreat Dec. 29- Jan. 9

Warrior Surf Foundation (WSF) is in the midst of their annual retreat to Swell in El Paredon, Guatemala Dec. 29-Jan. 9, where a group of Veterans embark on a week-long journey filled with surfing, yoga, wellness and community. Located in a small fishing village, El Paredon is Guatemala’s best kept secret, home to some of […]

Jan 3, 2023

Dorchester Paws Announces A New Executive Director

Dorchester Paws welcomes Burt Connelly, a Summerville native and College of Charleston graduate, as the new Executive Director of, the only open admission shelter in Dorchester County. “On behalf of the Board of Directors, the staff and the animals of Dorchester Paws, we are thrilled to welcome Burt Connelly to our family as the new […]

Dec 28, 2022

How this North Charleston nonprofit is helping residents in war-torn Ukraine

Water Mission, a Christian engineering nonprofit, has received a $2.27 million grant from the United Nation’s International Organization for Migration to expand emergency safe water access in areas affected by the war in Ukraine. The project, known as "Safe Water Ukraine,” will increase Water Mission’s exi[...]

Dec 22, 2022

Why this Johns Island parcel will be permanently protected

The Charleston County Aviation Authority and Lowcountry Land Trust have announced in a news release the permanent protection of a 90-acre site once threatened by development in the heart of Johns Island. The action comes after years of collaboration through the Johns Island Community Conservation Initiative, a partnership of The[...]

Nov 10, 2022

How this high-growth Charleston company landed on the Inc. 5000 list

What started as a way to solve a fundraising problem for nonprofits has now become one of the most rapidly growing companies in Charleston and in the country. It’s an entrepreneurial success story for Nick Black, a retired Army captain, Airborne Ranger and Afghanistan combat veteran who lives in Charleston. It al[...]

Oct 17, 2022

CommunityWorks receives Cummins gift to support Black business

CommunityWorks was honored at a Cummins Turbo Technologies ribbon-cutting ceremony for the expansion of their manufacturing operations in Charleston County on Friday. Through their program, Cummins Advocating for Racial Equity, Cummins, the company provided CommunityWorks with $650,000 to support small business lending and coach[...]