Love in the AirThe love found in the hearts of caring Lowcountry residents generously flows and opens many doors of possibilities! Fellow islanders with special needs and disabilities can experience social and uplifting activities that provide heartwarming encounters for the participants AND volunteers from numerous nonprofit organizations. Special Olympics and Recreation, Programs for Exceptional People, and Pockets Full of Sunshine are a few of our area's inspiring and admirable operations.  

Special Olympics and Recreation, SOAR

Recreation is more than an energetic outing; it’s an anticipated experience of accomplishing a goal, participating in a grand event, and feeling worthy of cheer and encouragement from fans! Soar makes exceptional recreation achievable…

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An early mWelcomeorning cup of coffee on your Daufuskie Island porch awakens your senses as you begin a typical spring day like many Americans. Yet, in the absence of rumbling motors and horns, you hear an osprey’s babies chirping for breakfast from their eyries. The fresh, pollutant-free air swirls scents of Southern magnolia and Carolina jessamine, along with droplets of moist seawater that beckon you to venture deeper into the surrounding nature. A peaceful stroll along the unpaved road leads you down a path once traveled by Native Americans, British soldiers, the Gullah community, and many others throughout Daufuskie Island’s impressive history. 

Denny Jaskowiak is one of approximately 400 full-time residents that dwell across the 2.5-mile-wide and…

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“I care.”  Two simple words tenderheartedly shown to our Lowcountry neighbors in need can be life-changing. Tragedy and devasting circumstances may strike unexpectantly. Without assistance, some families living could face eviction, shortage of food, or out-of-reach home repairs. Nonprofit organizations such as Deep-Well and Bluffton Self Help are at the heart of Beaufort County as they positively impact residents in need with more than temporary assistance; they give hope and guidance for a better future!  Cargo Van Loaded with Food

Deep Well

Charlotte Heinrich steadfastly met our community’s need for clean water in 1971 by digging deeper wells to avoid polluted drinking water from shallow wells and recognized the necessity to assist the community with life’s essentials. 

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