Our mission is to lead the way in providing a lifespan of services for the autism community through programs that: Help families, Open minds, Promote inclusion, and Expand potential.
Children’s Trust of South Carolina is the only statewide organization focused on the prevention of child abuse, neglect and injury. The organization trains and educates professionals who work directly with families and also funds, supports and monitors proven prevention programs.
Carolina Raptor Center is dedicated to environmental stewardship and the conservation of birds of prey through education, research, and the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned raptors.
Annually, the Cancer Society of Greenville County makes a tremendous difference in over 3,000 lives. Our vision states that we will create new HOPE and improve the lives of local cancer patients and their families. That’s what the Cancer Society of Greenville County is all about.
An independent 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, the South Carolina Philharmonic performs and promotes high-quality, professional symphonic music, serving the community’s needs for cultural development and education, entertainment and tourism since 1964.
Babcock Center is a private, non-profit organization that provides loving homes with caring and dedicated staff, vocational training and work opportunities for over 800 people with life-long disabilities.
The SC Campaign was founded in 1994 to combat increasingly high rates of teen pregnancy in our state. Our mission is to improve the health and economic well being of individuals, communities, and the state of South Carolina by preventing teen pregnancy.
Acts Metro exists to empower families in crisis to move from despair and dependance to hope and self-sufficiency.
Our story begins in 1989 when five Columbia residents recognized a growing need for a local organization dedicated to the care of wildlife in distress. Working in a garage, we received less than 100 patients that first year. Today we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. In the decades since treating our first fledgling blue jay, we’ve treated and rehabilitated more than 55,000 animals representing 200 species.
The Center supports six fatherhood programs in 12 communities across the state while promoting father-friendly policies and practices and helping to erase society’s negative stereotypes of unwed, low-income dads. Few programs have the expertise to deliver father-centered programs to enable men to develop the knowledge, confidence and skills to become responsible fathers and co-parents.
Family Promise is a national, non-profit initiative founded in 1986. With affiliates in more than 180 U.S. cities, including several in South Carolina, Family Promise brings the faith community together to help families regain their housing, their independence, and their dignity.
JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence, and a working plan to better treat, prevent, and eventually cure T1D.
Jubilee Academy is a faith based organization, working to turn the hearts and lives of inner-city children, youth, and families towards Christ and academic excellence. Jubilee’s curriculum is based on the Montessori Method, which has proved successful for children of all ages, all walks of life, in all parts of the world.
Since 1977 P&A has been an independent, statewide, non-profit corporation that protects and advances the legal rights of people with disabilities. Under annual priorities set by a volunteer Board of Directors, P&A investigates reports of abuse and neglect and advocates for disability rights in areas such as health care, education, employment and housing. P&A serves people of all ages and disabilities. P&A does not charge for its services.
A non-profit, no-kill pet rescue and adoption organization serving the Midlands of South Carolina.
Sistercare’s mission is to provide services and to advocate for domestic violence survivors and their children, and to promote prevention of domestic violence through community awareness and training. Sistercare is the only organization that specifically offers shelter and support services for survivors and their children in Richland, Lexington, Kershaw, Newberry, and Fairfield counties.
Our vision from the start has been to see that all children with special needs will have every opportunity to pursue their goals, realize their dreams and reach their full potential. In addition, every parent or caregiver of those children will be provided with information, resources and encouragement in order to best support his or her child.