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Giving Back

October 2018
Fueled by personal tragedy, Christan Rainey crusades against domestic violence through M.A.D. USA

September 2018
This month, the South Carolina Historical Society welcomes visitors to a brand-new museum

September 2018
For 188 years, a religious community of “pioneering women” has been inciting positive change in Charleston

August 2018
The Genesis Project, which teaches kids in rural areas to swim, breaks ground on a Hollywood pool

July 2018
A 12-year-old partnership between two cultures is transforming one African village 

June 2018
Project ReSpeck aims to boost fish populations after the historic freeze

May 2018
Rusty’s Cool Guitars sells specialty instruments to support veterans, arts education, and animal rescue

April 2018
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic offers top-notch care to those in need

March 2018
The Garden Club of Charleston has tended historical gardens and hosted tours for nearly a century

February 2018
The Gullah Society is dedicated to rescuing neglected African and African-American burial grounds

January 2018
The Charleston Jazz Academy nurtures improv skills and elevates musicianship among all ages

December 2017
Warm-hearted locals are spreading holiday cheer to families in need, one evergreen at a time 

November 2017
Meet a pair of philanthropists making a big impact in their adopted home city

October 2017
The Compost Rangers are on a mission to makeover Charleston’s trash habits

September 2017
What do you get when some of the brightest, most successful folks in town team up to give back? Philanthropy at its...

August 2017
The story behind a Facebook page dedicated to reuniting people with their furry pals 

July 2017
Since 2007, Chabad of Charleston and the Lowcountry has been enriching life for Jewish locals. And last year, thanks to...

June 2017
Lowcountry nonprofit Adaptive Expeditions is making outdoor adventures and recreational sports accessible to disabled...

May 2017
Special-event blooms spread happiness for more than a single evening thanks to rEvent

April 2017
Get the scoop on Slow Food Charleston, serving up its Snail Awards on April 13

March 2017
Water Mission brings clean water to communities around the globe

February 2017
This year, Charleston Chefs Feed the Need will rally food industry pros to make and serve some 80 family-style meals at...

An area nonprofit has spent a quarter-century preserving South Carolina’s historic battle sites—and it’s far from...

November 2016
Dedicated members of a church youth group create a thriving community hub, the Romney Urban Garden 

September 2016
Through MUSC’s pet therapy program, pups Maddie and Bristol, with “mom” Kathy Sykes, bring happiness to hospitalized...

August 2016
Through its hands-on approach to media arts education, Yo Art! is molding local students into budding fashion designers...

July 2016
Operation Home does more than repair houses; it impacts the lives of Lowcountry residents in need, one project at a time

One local couple has logged 16 years as volunteer divers in the South Carolina Aquarium’s Great Ocean Tank

April 2016
A far-reaching Farm-to-School Initiative based at College of Charleston helps kids nourish their minds and bodies alike

March 2016
A fledgling nonprofit engages adults with special needs in activities centered around healthy living and creative self-...