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Feb 14, 2022

Spotlight: Trident United Way

Mission Statement: Trident United Way is a catalyst for measurable community transformation in education, financial stability and health. 2021 Top achievements: Hosted community leaders from our local municipalities to share 2020 Year End report on 211 Services and community conditions. Launched quarterly Leader to Leader gatherings of nonprofit Executive Directors for learning, sharing and collaboration […][...]

Feb 9, 2022

Helping Out for Feb. 9, 2022

Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area. Submit your news using our online form.

Feb 7, 2022

Spotlight: East Cooper Community Outreach

Mission Statement: We provide assistance, guidance, and resources to help our neighbors navigate through life’s challenges. 2021 Top achievements 3,886 neighbors served, 337 of whom visited ECCO for the very first time $581,045 in financial assistance provided to 449 clients 769,392 pounds of food given to families 1,504 households served through our food pantry $83,457 […]

Feb 3, 2022

International African American Museum receives $500,000 grant

The International African American Museum has received a grant of $500,000 from the Ford Foundation that will support the museum’s inaugural year of operation, including exhibition installations and early programming, genealogy workshops and Gullah storytelling programs.   “This is our momentum year. As we head down the finish line of artifact and exhibition installation, we are […][...]

Jan 31, 2022

Spotlight: Charleston Promise Neighborhood

Mission Statement: Charleston Promise Neighborhood provides and facilitates comprehensive programs and services that support children, strengthen families and mobilize residents to action. 2021 Top achievements: In 2021, Charleston Promise Neighborhood facilitated a partnership between the Charleston County School District and Fetter Health Care Network to expand its comprehensive family services for children and adults, thus […][...]

Jan 26, 2022

Helping Out for Jan. 26, 2022

Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area. Submit your news using our online form.

Jan 23, 2022

SPOTLIGHT: Bishop Gadsden

Mission Statement: Bishop Gadsden, a Life Plan Retirement Community, embraces God’s call to ministry. We affirm positive living for all who live and work here. We serve with integrity. We exercise wise stewardship. We reach out with a generous spirit. 2020/2021 Top achievements: The Charitable Giving and Communications Office, along with the Resident Charitable Mission Committee, […][...]

Jan 18, 2022

Palmetto Goodwill CEO hopes to place 10,000 workers by 2025

Donating to Goodwill isn’t just about giving used belongings a new life; it’s about giving people a second chance too. That’s according to Brian Itzkowitz, the new president and CEO of Palmetto Goodwill. “The stories and being able to see how Goodwill can change the trajectory of someone’s life[...]

Jan 16, 2022

SPOTLIGHT: American Heart Association

Mission Statement: To be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. 2021 Top achievements:  Our local American Heart Association positively affects the Lowcountry community in many ways. They are present in each restaurant where you can breathe clean, smoke-free air. They are also present in every hospital where doctors save countless lives […]

Jan 10, 2022

SPOTLIGHT: Neighbors Together

Mission Statement: Providing Dignity and Hope to our neighbors since 1983. We are committed to bringing a better quality of life to our neighbors through sharing resources, developing relationships and building a sustainable future. 2021 Top achievements: We saw a dramatic increase in the number of neighbors coming to us because of hunger. Thanks to […]

Dec 22, 2021

Helping Out for Dec. 22, 2021

Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area. Submit your news using our online form. The 2022 Black Ink: A Charleston African American Book Festival will take place virtually Jan. 13-15. The free festival is packed with workshops, programs and presentations, including the keynote address by award-winning romance […]

Dec 20, 2021

Christmas tree sales go toward second chances

Christmas trees are a festive symbol of holiday fun for most. But for the Delancey Street Foundation, Christmas trees save lives. Dubbed the “last house on the block,” Delancey Street is a residential self-help organization for former substance abusers, ex-convicts, homeless and others who have hit bottom and have no[...]