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Helping Out for Nov. 28, 2018

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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.

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded a $5,000 grant to the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Charleston to support Own Your Life, a program created to empower blind and visually impaired adults with independent living and job-readiness skills. The funding was provided through the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s Caritas grants for the 2018 grant cycle.

Charleston Hospitality Group is offering signature drink, the Mint Julian, in honor of Julian Smith, executive director of the Cooper River Bridge Run, for a limited time. $10 from each drink will benefit the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina in Smith’s name.

Donate2it, a crowdfunding platform for Lowcountry charities, individuals and humanitarian causes, has kicked off a campaign to match funds up to $10,000 for Housing For All – Mount Pleasant. The recently established nonprofit organization is seeking to encourage and support the development of attainable housing for those who work, live or hope to live in Mount Pleasant.

Contributions made will be matched through Dec. 31.

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November 28, 2018

Do you have contact info for the Donate2it folks? There is none on their web site. I would like to ask them about platform fees since there is no info on their web site. And their Facebook page doesn't seem to exist. Thanks!

November 28, 2018

This was linked in their press release. I think it should have what you need, or be a starting point. Beverly Barfield Sr. Copy Editor