As we quickly roll into the holidays, there is a renewed sense of community in Summerville, SC. With the pandemic nearly behind us, many are feeling blessed to be able to gather with friends and family again. We are also reminded that not all of us are living as comfortably, and now is the perfect time to consider how you can personally work to create positive change in Summerville. The new year will bring a commitment to better ourselves in 2022. Why not start by donating to the many charities in the area that work tirelessly to give back to those less fortunate? Consider donating to these local charities this holiday season and into the New Year.
The ARK, Alzheimer’s Family Support Services
Nearly all of us have either had a relative suffering from Alzheimer’s or know of someone who is. The ARK is a foundation dedicated to helping people with memory issues and their caregivers. Often, adult children are the ones who care for their aging parents while tackling the many other obligations in their lives. The ARK aims to help the entire family unit cope with memory problems for a higher quality of life.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lowcountry
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Lowcountry, located in North Charleston, offers local mentoring programs to match adults in our community with children from single-parent homes throughout the formative years of ages 6-16. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, next year is the perfect time to improve the life of someone who could use your companionship and time.
Dorchester Habitat for Humanity
Affordable housing is an issue that is near and dear to our hearts at Sea Turtle Properties. Why not roll up your sleeves and get to work helping those who need a home in the coming year? Habitat for Humanity is a well-established organization that operates nationwide and here in the Summerville community as well.
Meals on Wheels of Summerville
Have a few extra hours to give back? The Meals on Wheels organization is dedicated to providing nutritious meals to homebound individuals and families in the Summerville area. Make someone’s day by bringing them a warm meal and a smile.
Operation Home is an organization in North Charleston that helps low-income homeowners make necessary and critical home repairs to stay warm throughout the winter. No one should live in a residence without the basic essentials. Help Operation Home, and make sure that no one in the Summerville area does.
Tri-County Veterans Support Network
At Sea Turtle Properties, we are very involved in the Homes for Heroes Program, and we support our veterans who give their lives without question to keep the rest of us safe. Operating out of Goose Creek, Tri-County Veterans Support Network supplies holistic advocacy services to veterans and their families in the Summerville area.
The Magdalene House of Charleston is an organization that helps women rise from and overcome addictions. They provide access to medical and dental care, group and individualized therapy, programs for addiction recovery, educational opportunities, and employment resources. They are committed to improving the lives of families in Summerville, SC throughout the year.
The holidays are a time to count your blessings and to create memories while gathering with your friends and family. While you’re celebrating this year, take the time to think about those less fortunate and consider how you can help to give them a head start for the year ahead. If we all work together, Summerville will be a more amazing place than it already is! From all of us at Sea Turtle Properties, Happy Holidays!