Education

5THT Innovation Group
901 Front St., Georgetown, SC 29440
Michael Roberts, President
mroberts@coastal.edu
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MISSION: Our mission is economic development-creating businesses in Georgetown and Horry counties-and to assist in building prosperous entrepreneurial ventures. These ventures are expected to create high-paying jobs and attract capital investment. They will have a large and positive impact on the economy and quality of life in the community as locally developed enterprises. This mission has expanded to include other programs- including social entrepreneurship and microlending.

https://5tht.org/
P.O. Box 2104 Conway SC 29528
A Father’s Place
107 Screven Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Wallace Evans, Jr., Executive Director
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MISSION: To engage and empower fathers in the positive support of their children through goal-oriented programs that enable them to find stable employment, practice healthy parenting, and gain hope for the future of their families.  “Strong fathers = Strong families”

(843) 436-0209
PO Box 1291, Conway SC 29528
Belle W. Baruch Foundation
22 Hobcaw Rd., Georgetown, SC 29440
George Chastain, Executive Director
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MISSION: To conserve Hobcaw Barony’s unique natural and cultural resources for research and education.

http://hobcawbarony.org/
843-546-4623
Bible Way Community Learning Center
1518 Hawkins St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Brittney Grayson, Director
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MISSION: Providing high quality childcare services to infants and young children through a nurturing and caring environment that honors the unique value of each child as a gift from God.

https://www.greaterbiblewaygeorgetown.com/
843-527-2617
PO Box 38, Georgetown, SC 29442
Black River United Way
515 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Yolanda McCray, President/CEO
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MISSION: To effectively facilitate community resources to positively impact income stability, education and healthy lives of the underserved population of Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties.

http://blackriveruw.org/
843-546-6317
Careteam
1530 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Johanna Haynes, Executive Director
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MISSION: To empower our community with the means to STOP the spread of HIV through Prevention, Education, Treatment and Support.

http://www.careteamplus.org/
843-236-9000
PO Box 492, Georgetown, SC 29442
Carolina Human Reinvestment
1 Lincoln Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Giany Guedjo, Executive Director
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MISSION: To Inspire a healing environment of growth, empowerment and unlimited potential for at risk youth and families.

http://www.carolinahumanreinvestment.org/
843-461-4305
Center For Heirs’ Property Preservation
1535 Sam Rittenberg Blvd – Ste D, Charleston, SC 29407
Jennie L. Stephens, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer

MISSION: To protect heirs’ property and promote its sustainable use to provide increased economic benefit to low wealth family owners through education and legal services.

https://www.heirsproperty.org/
843-745-7055
Children’s Recovery Center
1801 Legion St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Louise Carson, Program Administrator
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MISSION: To provide forensic interviews and medical examinations and effective advocacy for children suspected of having suffered abuse in a manner that minimizes revictimization throughout the process.

https://www.childrensrecoverycenter.org/
843-448-3400
PO Box 1499, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
DonorsChoose.org
134 W. 37th St, Floor 11, New York, NY 10018
Shantaa Foster, Community Partnerships Manager
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MISSION: DonorsChoose.org engages the public in public schools by giving people a simple, accountable, and personal way to address educational inequity.

https://www.donorschoose.org/
212-239-3615 ext. 275
Ex-cel Enchanted Learning
8189 Choppee Road, Georgetown, SC 29440
Ruthie Woods, Director
Woodr1612@hotmail.com
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MISSION: Ex-Cel’s mission is to provide innovative opportunities to prepare children to succeed as responsible independent lifelong learners.

843-833-1404
513 Olive Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties
2705 Highmarket St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Kimberley Parsons, Executive Director
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MISSION: To reduce the injuries and deaths resulting from domestic violence. We partner with local agencies to provide comprehensive, coordinated services to victims of domestic violence and educational programs for our community.

http://www.fjcgtownhorry.org/
843-546-3926
PO Box 366, Georgetown, SC 29442
Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
3100 S Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Patricia Goodwin, Executive Director
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MISSION: The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is dedicated to being one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. We strive to engage our community and our visitors through unique exhibitions and interactive, educational and creative programs for people of all ages.

http://www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org/
(843) 238-2510
Freedom Readers
Dr. Tracy S. Bailey, CEO
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MISSION: To improve reading skills in low income communities by providing one-to-one literacy tutoring, free books for home libraries, and an inspiring, high-energy learning environment.

http://www.freedomreaders.org/
843-331-8526
PO Box 30548, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Friends of Coastal South Carolina
Waccamaw Environmental Education Center, 21424 N. Fraser St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Grace Gasper, Executive Director
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MISSION: Friends of Coastal South Carolina is dedicated to preserving the ecosystems and wildlife of the South Carolina coast for future generations. To that end we support the respective missions of our coastal national wildlife refuges and forest through active participation in programs and projects that enhance these treasured resources. We work to instill a conservation ethic in students and encourage the next generation of scientists through our environmental education programs. Using our public lands as classrooms, our programs stimulate students’ interest in science and provide opportunities to participate in environmental stewardship projects. In addition to encouraging stewardship of our public lands through education, we also promote citizen stewardship through volunteer opportunities and advocacy.

http://www.sccoastalfriends.org/
843-697-7535
PO Box 1131, Mt. Pleasant , SC 29465
Friends of Huntington Beach State Park
913 Laquinta Loop, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Karen Korszeniewski, President
korsz@sccoast.net
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MISSION: To support the programs and improvement projects of Huntington Beach State Park.

http://huntingtonbeachstatepark.com/
843-650-6666
Friendship Place
1905 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Charlie Ball, Executive Director

MISSION: To feed the hungry, shelter the homeless and creatively meet the unmet needs of Georgetown County.

http://www.friendshipplaceinc.org/
843-545-1115
PO Box 282, Georgetown, SC 29442
Georgetown County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs
95 Academy Ave, Georgetown SC 29440
Elizabeth Krauss, Executive Director
ekrauss@gcbdsn.com
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MISSION: To provide service or support to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, autism and related conditions. To also prevent disabilities by providing early intervention to infants 0-3 years of age.

843-546-8228
PO Box 1471, Georgetown SC 29442
Georgetown County Boys Mentors
500 South Kaminski St., Georgetown, SC 29440
William Greene III, President
cut_clip64@yahoo.com
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MISSION: To provide mentoring to youth up to 18 years old through mentoring and development of positive youth programs in Georgetown County, SC.

843-546-0095
911 Church St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Georgetown County Diabetes Core Group
8189 Choppee Rd, Georgetown, SC 29440
Florene Linnen, Director
flolinnen@msn.com
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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.

http://www.georgetowncountydiabetes.com/
843-545-8723 ext 114
Georgetown County Family YMCA
529 Browns Ferry Rd, Georgetown, SC 29440
Kait Johnson, Branch Executive Director
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MISSION: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

http://www.coastalcarolinaymca.org/
843-545-9622
Georgetown County First Steps
2018 Church St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Ayesha Smith, Executive Director
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MISSION: To ensure that every child in Georgetown County arrives at school healthy, happy, and ready to learn.

http://georgetowncountyfirststeps.weebly.com/
843-520-1830
PO Box 531, Georgetown, SC 29442
Georgetown County Historical Society
120 Broad Street, Georgetown , SC 29440
Mary Boyd, Interium Museum Manager

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.

http://www.georgetowncountymuseum.com/
843-545-7020
Georgetown County Library
405 Cleland St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Dwight McInvaill, Director, Georgetown County Library
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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.

843-545-3304
Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina
Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina
Loretta Graham, Chief Executive Officer
info@girlscoutsesc.org
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MISSION: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

http://www.girlscoutsesc.org/
(800) 868-9911
7257 Cross County Road N. Charleston, SC 29418
Girls on the Run Grand Strand
50 Vintage Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Danelle Greer, Executive Director
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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.

https://www.girlsontherun.org/
(843) 314-9132
Healthy Learners
Beck Administration Building, 2018 Church Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Aixa Rodriguez-Mariani, Program Manager
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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.

http://www.healthylearners.com/
843-436-7020
Healthy Learners, Beck Administration Building, 2018 Church Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Institute For Child Success
102 Edinburgh Court, Greenville, SC 29607
Mr. Jamie Moon, President
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MISSION: The Institute for Child Success (ICS) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and policy organization dedicated to the success of all young children.

https://www.instituteforchildsuccess.org/
Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina
2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 301, Columbia, SC 29204
Casey Pash, President and Chief Executive Officer
casey.pash@ja.org
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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.

(803) 252-1974
Little Smurf’s Child Development Center
903 Martin Luther King Dr, Andrews SC 29510
Mrs. Rosa Wilson, Executive Director
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MISSION: Building a foundation for learning.

843-264-3262