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Disaster Recovery Donations Being Accepted by Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

October 12, 2016
In the wake of devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, individuals, groups and corporations wishing to donate to recovery and rebuilding efforts in the Lowcountry can make donations to Community Foundation of the Lowcountry ’s Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding Fund. Community Foundation of the Lowcountry is the organization of record to receive donations for disaster recovery and rebuilding in Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton and Colleton Counties.

Click here to donate online. Checks can be mailed to Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, P.O. Box 23019, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925. Please note “Disaster Recovery ” in the memo line.

Grants from the fund will be awarded to nonprofit organizations working on recovery and rebuilding services to people impacted by the hurricane. To date, a $25,000 grant has been awarded to American Red Cross Lowcountry Chapter, a $15,000 grant has been awarded to Deep Well and a $10,000 grant has been awarded to Bluffton Self Help.


On October 9, the board of directors for Community Foundation of the Lowcountry agreed to add an additional $100,000 to the fund.

Additionally, the Community Foundation has partnered with Beaufort County to coordinate volunteer efforts during recovery and rebuilding. Beaufort County requires that individuals and groups wishing to volunteer first register online at Lowcountry Volunteer Connections.

All recovery volunteer needs will be coordinated through this website.

At this time Beaufort County is assessing volunteer needs and will post those needs shortly. Volunteers are asked to be patient and check the site for updates.

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