Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area. ATTENTION: Submissions should now be made using our online form.
LimRic Plumbing, Heating & Air selected four organizations to be recipients of the LimRic Give Back Grant over the summer. The grant program, which was begun in 2016, gives $500 to nonprofit organizations every month.
Carolina Children’s Charity has provided assistance to thousands of children with birth defects or other disabling diseases in Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton and Dorchester counties.
Blissful Dreams Rescue Ranch, at Stardust Farms in Huger, offers people of all abilities no-cost hands-on programs including horse riding, therapeutic animal interaction and care. The organization works to provide an environment that helps people develop friendships, build self-worth and establish purpose.
Eunoia Rescue takes animals from high-kill shelters in South Carolina and places them in foster homes. The rescue’s mission provides more space in shelters for other animals in need.
Friends of Berkeley County Animal Center raises money for the Berkeley County Animal Center, encourages adoptions and provides daily care, comfort and assistance to the in Moncks Corner shelter’s animals.
The Toadfish Conservation Coalition will host Shellabration, a fundraiser with food, wine and auction items, from 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at Bowens Island Restaurant. Proceeds will fund a 1-acre oyster reef in Charleston Harbor.
Local Charleston oyster farms, including Lowcountry Oyster Co., Barrier Island Oyster Co., and Charleston Oyster Farm will serve native, sustainably grown oysters on the half shell. Chefs from 167 Raw, Herd Provisions, and Farmstead Co. will set up stations serving signature dishes, along with wine and beer stations from Oysterman, Post Parade Wines, and Island Coastal Lager.
The event will include a silent auction and live music.
Proceeds are being donated to the Roper St. Francis Foundation Breast Cancer Program, which provides support and resources to women with breast cancer.
Tickets are $25 per person and include two champagne cocktails and brunch foods, a runway fashion show hosted by Andrea Serrano from Charleston Shop Curator and a Pink Passport with discounts from several Towne Centre stores. The event will also include an a cappella performance and giveaways.