Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area. Submit your news using our online form.
Realtor Suzy Knopp and her team at Charleston Beach Life Homes packed and sent more than 444 pounds of candy to be sent to military and first responders through Operation Gratitude’s Halloween Candy Give-Back Program. The team more than quadrupled their donations from previous years.
Charleston-based UNITS Moving and Portable Storage is hosting a Thanksgiving food drive through Nov. 24, when they will drop off the donations at the Lowcountry Food Bank. Canned goods and perishable foods can be dropped off at 680 Bear Swamp Road or Units can pick up items from customers when dropping off a container in the upcoming weeks.
Water Mission is providing relief to communities in Honduras impacted by Hurricane Eta. The Christian engineering organization in North Charleston is working with local government to secure safe water access as safely and quickly as possible by establishing safe water access points in emergency shelters and impacted communities.
Preschool Scholars is providing scholarships and financial assistance to South Carolina families with children enrolled in preschool. Scholarships pay for three months of childcare. The new organization is looking for donations to meet its nearly $55,000 goal by January when applications will be accepted.o