September 30, 2020 – As supporters and stakeholders of Meals on Wheels, we wanted to share with you information about our operations. After discussions with our Board of Directors and leadership team, Meals on Wheels has decided to continue serving on Monday, Wednesday & Fridays with hot and frozen meals and a personal visit from a…

SCACED office is closed and our team is working remotely. As we follow updates and advice from public health experts and officials we’ll update you to provide our members as much resources and information as possible. bookmark me

It is with heavy hearts that Metanoia announces we will not be able to take any further action related to the Old Chicora school campus until 2021 at the earliest. One of our key partners in the redevelopment of Old Chicora is the Allegro School of Music. Yesterday evening (July 10), Metanoia staff met with…

We are excited to share that outdoor volunteer opportunities with Keep North Charleston Beautiful are now available, and we would love to see you! To keep our volunteers as safe as possible, we have established a list of guidelines that all volunteers will be required to follow while volunteering with Keep North Charleston Beautiful. To…

We are so excited to announce that our Balloon Tree is back out!! We haven’t been able to have it out since March due to business closures! Thank you Thomas & Hutton Mount Pleasant for hosting our balloon tree this month! We are so grateful for your continued support!! bookmark me

To our friends, donors, partners, and community,  As our communities cried out for justice and healing five years ago in the wake of the Walter Scott shooting and the Mother Emanuel AME tragedy, Coastal Community Foundation recognized we had a duty to show leadership in our region, to read reality truthfully and to confront the…

Like many South Carolinians, I vividly remember where I was when I heard the news of the shooting at Emanuel AME Church. At the time, I was CEO of the Capital Area United Way in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. After a long day of traveling, I got a call from my mother, shaken, saying, “They shot…

Five years ago, nine innocent black lives were taken by a self-avowed white supremacist during a Bible study at Emanuel AME Church.  Many today in South Carolina will still be able to recall exactly where they were on the evening of June 17, 2015, when they heard the news when they realized this had happened…

On May 18, 2020, I was set to host a listening session with a U.S. Congressman to discuss South Carolina’s plan to reopen the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As we started the call, an Internet troll disrupted the call with sexually explicit sounds and words, as well as an audio clip repeating the N-word…

Today, S.C. Sen. Marlon Kimpson and S.C. Rep. Marvin Pendarvis announced that their Charleston Together initiative has raised more than $50,000 since the formation of the fund on Sunday, May 31, 2020. The fund, aimed at enhancing community and race relations, will be established at Coastal Community Foundation to manage the assets and expand the…