One of the things that makes Seabrook Island so special is the breadth of interests and talents shared by its residents. Fortunately, we have a wide variety of avenues to nurture those interests and talents. Depending on what is important to you and how you like to spend your time, you might want to check out these volunteer opportunities.
Backpack Buddies Seabrook Island (BPBSI)
BPBSI is an all-volunteer, nonprofit 501(c)(3) charity founded in May, 2014. Our mission is to feed hungry children living below the poverty line who attend Charleston County, SC public schools. We provide nutritious food and snacks to those needy children for the weekend (and school holidays) so that they do not go hungry and can return to school ready to learn. We currently buy the food and pack 259 bags of food that are delivered each week to elementary and high schools in the area. Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering or would like more information.
Contact: Mark Snyder, email@example.com, 919-724-9847.
Seabrook Island Village, Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Seabrook Island Village (SIV), Neighbors Helping Neighbors, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization totally staffed by volunteers with the goal of helping Seabrookers of any age remain independent and active in the community. The program officially launched in January, 2020 to fulfill SIV’s mission of providing a variety of services to Seabrookers through a group of trained and vetted volunteers. Services include, but are not limited to transportation, companionship visits, reassuring calls, minor home maintenance, and basic help with technology. We especially are in need of volunteers for transportation and those that are interested in planning and attending social events with members.
Contact: Pam Madaio, firstname.lastname@example.org ; Ann Demitruk, email@example.com
Click here for the volunteer application form.
(Image credit: Clipart Library; BPBSI; SIV)