This directory contains a list of organizations that have received support from the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation. Each meets one or more specific needs of Georgetown County residents.
We encourage you to research these organizations, discover a match, and reach out to the contact provided. Please consider giving your time, talent, and treasure to one or more of these worthy causes.
MISSION: To increase the awareness of diabetes and related diseases, and support diabetes health care, by providing community-based resources for fitness and nutritional education.
MISSION: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
MISSION: To ensure that every child in Georgetown County arrives at school healthy, happy, and ready to learn.
MISSION: To preserve and promote the history of Georgetown County from its origins to the present for the benefit of the public by collecting and preserving historical information and artifacts, by operating a museum that houses and displays these materials and serves as an information resource, by providing educational programs and sponsoring and producing publications that increase public awareness of our heritage.
MISSION: The Friends support the efforts of the Georgetown County Library to promote literacy, self-improvement, and happiness through people’s usage of our public library system.
MISSION: The Good Neighbor Program offers a helping hand to customers of the Georgetown County Water & Sewer District who are faced with financial hardship
MISSION: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
MISSION: We envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
MISSION: Work in partnership with God and people everywhere, from all walks of life, to develop communities with God’s people in need by building houses so that there are decent houses in decent communities in which people can live and grow in all that God intended.
MISSION: In the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of St Augustine, Healthy Learners is devoted to removing children’s health barriers to learning with love and compassion.
MISSION: To provide compassionate care to those in crisis or poverty. To provide the opportunity to change for those able to become self-sufficient.
MISSION: Homes of Hope rebuilds communities through development of affordable and energy efficient housing, and rebuilds the lives of men overcoming addictions through job training/mentoring.
MISSION: To engage students and recent college graduates to address community needs, empowering a generation through collaborative efforts to promote change in the communities we serve. Impact America – South Carolina provides an opportunity to make an impact through two distinct initiatives that promote change while cultivating leadership: FocusFirst, a high-tech vision care initiative; and SaveFirst, a high-quality tax preparation initiative for low-income, working families.
MISSION: The Institute for Child Success (ICS) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and policy organization dedicated to the success of all young children.
MISSION: To inspire and prepare students to succeed in a global economy. We are empowering young people to own their economic success. Our volunteer-based K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.
MISSION: Building a foundation for learning.
MISSION: To educate, enhance and encourage veterans in the low country by reaching veterans who are affected by homelessness, physical disabilities, mental disabilities, unemployment and job retention.
MISSION: To lead the fight against hunger in our community.
MISSION: To provide a Christian environment for formerly incarcerated females in South Carolina where life restoration and spiritual healing can begin.
MISSION: Miss Ruby’s Kids enables identified families and caregivers to inspire a passion for learning in their children. We help prepare parents to be their child’s first, best teacher and support both parents and child throughout the child’s school career.
MISSION: To improve infrastructure and beautification, provide environmental education and preserve the Murrells Inlet creek and the traditions surrounding it.
MISSION: Helping first time parents succeed.
MISSION: To protect scenic, natural and historic landscapes to provide public enjoyment, conserve habitat and sustain communities.
MISSION: We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring the vision and improving the lives of uninsured South Carolina residents suffering from cataracts or urgent, sight threatening retinal disorders by providing free surgical care.
MISSION: To improve the lives of young people ages 5 -18 through effective education, mentoring and prevention programs.
MISSION: Our priorities are supporting veterans and youth programs. We have sponsored our Boys State participants and academic awards winners for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. They are all exemplary students and rapidly developing leaders.
MISSION: To provide a safe, loving, nurturing and educational environment where parents can feel safe leaving their loved ones.
MISSION: To work together to promote the presence of culture, music, theatre, visual and fine arts in the Pawleys Island, Murrells Inlet and Georgetown Area.
MISSION: To improve the quality of life for Pee Dee residents and ensure all students meet at least the basic requirements for their grade level.
MISSION: To conserve, and to promote an appreciation of, the significant natural, agricultural, and historical resources of the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina.