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Helping Out for Sept. 9, 2020

Staff Report //September 9, 2020//

Helping Out for Sept. 9, 2020

Staff Report //September 9, 2020//

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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 Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation, at 1535 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., will be conducting a free drive-thru wills clinic at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The free clinic is a result of funding from Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation, Coastal Community Foundation, Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, S.C. Bar Foundation, Surdna Foundation, USDA National Institute of Food & Agriculture and the U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities.

Participants must make an appointment in advance and can get a simple will drafted.

Local volunteer attorneys are requested to assist in conducting the clinic, with law school students helping.

The March of Dimes will holds its Charleston Signature Chefs Auction Virtual Gala at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 19. Funds will go toward scientific research and educational programs.

Participants will be able to bid on silent and live auctions, enter a raffle, and interact with chefs from restaurants in the area.

The event is co-chaired by Reeves Skeen of First Citizens Bank and Catherine Skeen of Charleston Day School.


Gov. Henry McMaster has declared September to be Kinship Care month, and Charleston Halos is raising awareness about the contributions of kinship caregivers to keep children with family members and out of foster care with strangers.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston is hosting a four-day online auction to raise funds to support families with critically ill children.

The online auction will run until 8 p.m. Thursday; more than 100 items are available to bid on.