Positive Youth Development

American Red Cross
Address: 104 Screven St., Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: Louise Welch Williams, Regional CEO
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MISSION: To prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Organization Phone Number: 843-477-0020
Mail: 2424-A City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29406
Bible Way Community Learning Center
Address: 1518 Hawkins St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: https://www.greaterbiblewaygeorgetown.com/
Organization Phone Number: 843-527-2617
Mail: PO Box 38, Georgetown, SC 29442
Black River United Way
Address: 515 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: http://blackriveruw.org/
Organization Phone Number: 843-546-6317
Carolina Human Reinvestment
Address: 1 Lincoln Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: http://www.carolinahumanreinvestment.org/
Organization Phone Number: 843-461-4305
Children’s Recovery Center
Address: 1801 Legion St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: https://www.childrensrecoverycenter.org/
Organization Phone Number: 843-448-3400
Mail: PO Box 1499, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
DonorsChoose.org
Address: 134 W. 37th St, Floor 11, New York, NY 10018
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: https://www.donorschoose.org/
Organization Phone Number: 212-239-3615 ext. 275
Ex-cel Enchanted Learning
Address: 8189 Choppee Road, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: Ruthie Woods, Director
Contact Email: 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.

Organization Phone Number: 843-833-1404
Mail: 513 Olive Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
Address: 3100 S Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: http://www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org/
Organization Phone Number: (843) 238-2510
Freedom Readers
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: http://www.freedomreaders.org/
Organization Phone Number: 843-331-8526
Mail: PO Box 30548, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Georgetown County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs
Address: 95 Academy Ave, Georgetown SC 29440
Contact: Elizabeth Krauss, Executive Director
Contact Email: 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.

Organization Phone Number: 843-546-8228
Mail: PO Box 1471, Georgetown SC 29442
Georgetown County Boys Mentors
Address: 500 South Kaminski St., Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: William Greene III, President
Contact Email: 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.

Organization Phone Number: 843-546-0095
Mail: 911 Church St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Georgetown County Family YMCA
Address: 529 Browns Ferry Rd, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: http://www.coastalcarolinaymca.org/
Organization Phone Number: 843-545-9622
Georgetown County First Steps
Address: 2018 Church St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: http://georgetowncountyfirststeps.weebly.com/
Organization Phone Number: 843-520-1830
Mail: PO Box 531, Georgetown, SC 29442
Georgetown County Library
Address: 405 Cleland St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: 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.

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

Organization Website Address: http://www.girlscoutsesc.org/
Organization Phone Number: (800) 868-9911
Mail: 7257 Cross County Road N. Charleston, SC 29418
Girls on the Run Grand Strand
Address: 50 Vintage Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: https://www.girlsontherun.org/
Organization Phone Number: (843) 314-9132
Healthy Learners
Address: Beck Administration Building, 2018 Church Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: http://www.healthylearners.com/
Organization Phone Number: 843-436-7020
Mail: Healthy Learners, Beck Administration Building, 2018 Church Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Impact America – South Carolina
Address: 1901 6th Avenue North, Suite 2400, Birmingham, AL 35203
Contact: Sarah Louise Smith, President
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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.

Organization Website Address: http://impactamerica.com/southcarolina
Organization Phone Number: 864-301-5598
Institute For Child Success
Address: 102 Edinburgh Court, Greenville, SC 29607
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: https://www.instituteforchildsuccess.org/
Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina
Address: 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 301, Columbia, SC 29204
Contact: Casey Pash, President and Chief Executive Officer
Contact Email: 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.

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

Organization Phone Number: 843-264-3262
Optimism Preventive Services
Address: 622B Washington Street, Georgetown, SC
Contact: Denise Chatman, Executive Director
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MISSION: To improve the lives of young people ages 5 -18 through effective education, mentoring and prevention programs.

Organization Phone Number: 843-485-4006
Mail: PO Box 1695, Georgetown, SC 29442
Pawleys Island American Legion Post 197
Contact: Glenn Hero, Commander
Contact Email: pahero@msn.com
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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.

Organization Website Address: http://www.americanlegionpost197.com
Mail: PO Box 3295, Pawleys Island, SC, 29585
Pawleys Island Child Development Center
Address: 291 Parkersville Rd, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Contact: Lillian G. Reid, Director
Contact Email: piccc@frontier.com
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MISSION: To provide a safe, loving, nurturing and educational environment where parents can feel safe leaving their loved ones.

Organization Phone Number: 843-237-4765
Mail: PO Box 202, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Address: 3955 Hwy. 17 Bypass, Ste D, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Contact: Delores Blount, Executive Director
Contact Email: info@pawleysmusic.com
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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.

Organization Website Address: https://pawleysmusic.com
Organization Phone Number: 843-626-8911
Mail: PO Box 1975, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Pee Dee Community Project
Address: 1336 Cohen Drive, Hemingway, SC 29554
Contact: James Jackson, Director
Contact Email: M40411951@aol.com
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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.

Organization Phone Number: 843-527-5068
Mail: 324 Trinity Rd, Hemingway, SC 29554
Reach Out and Read Carolinas
Address: 3810 Rice Hope Ct, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Contact: Callee Boulware, Executive Director
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MISSION: To make early literacy a standard part of primary care with a focus on children who grow up in low-income communities. Reach Out and Read builds on the unique relationship between families and medical providers to develop critical early language and reading skills in children.

Organization Website Address: https://www.rorcarolinas.org
Organization Phone Number: (864) 430-9947
Mail: Nantahala National Forest, 18 Plott Dr, Sylva, NC 28779
S.O.S. Health Care
Address: 704 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Contact: Sarah Pope, Executive Director
Contact Email: sosed@sc.rr.com
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MISSION: To partner with our community in providing hope to our neighbors in need of medical and related care.

Organization Website Address: https://scautismhelp.com
Organization Phone Number: 843-449-0554
Mail: P.O. Box 7136, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
South Carolina Governor’s School For Science and Mathematics
Address: 1122 Lady Street, Suite 700 Columbia, SC 29201
Contact: Beth Dinndorf, Executive Director
Contact Email: info@scgssm.org
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MISSION: To offer our state’s most academically motivated students a unique learning environment that strengthens their ability to think critically, stimulates the joy of learning and fosters the excitement of discovery through hands-on scientific research.

Organization Website Address: https://www.scgssm.org/
Organization Phone Number: (803) 252-9152
St. Christopher’s Children
Address: 14323 Ocean Highway, Unit 4143, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Contact: Jane Jasien, Development Coordinator
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MISSION: To serve the needy children of Georgetown County by providing basic clothing and medical provisions not paid by Medicaid.

Organization Website Address: http://www.stchristopherschildren.org
Organization Phone Number: 843-235-8002
Mail: 14323 Ocean Highway, Unit 4143, Pawleys Island, SC 29585