Volunteer in the Lowcountry

Looking to get more involved in your community? With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time to give back! Hilton Head Island and Bluffton have plenty of volunteer organizations to keep you busy! Read below to find out which one might be right for you:

Second Helpings

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Second Helpings is a nonprofit food rescue and distribution network, helping to eliminate hunger in the Lowcountry. They work with food providers and distribution agencies to help those in need obtain nourishing food. They have been helping our community for 25 years and are always looking for drivers to help deliver the food! http://www.secondhelpingslc.org 

Volunteers in Medicine

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VIM cares for those who have no other access to health and medical care. Their mission is to understand and serve the health and wellness needs of the medically underserved population and their households, living or working on Hilton Head and Daufuskie. VIM Hilton Head island is the largest free clinic in South Carolina and one of the largest free clinics in the United States. Thousands of patients — adults and children — rely on them. Over 30,000 patients have been seen at VIM this year alone! They are always looking for financial donations and volunteers to keep the clinic going.                      http://www.vimclinic.org

Zonta Hilton Head or Bluffton

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The Zonta Club is part of a global network of professionals whose mission is to advance the status of women through service and advocacy.  Each year, the Zonta Club gives, through service projects and donations, to organizations that support women in need. With clubs in both Hilton Head and Bluffton, they are always looking for new members. http://www.zontahhi.org

Habitat for Humanity

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Their primary goal is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. They have chosen, as our means of manifesting God’s love, to create opportunities for all people to live in decent, durable shelter. Habitat for Humanity puts faith into action by helping to build, renovate or preserve homes, and by partnering with others to accelerate and broaden access to affordable housing as a foundation for breaking the cycle of poverty. http://www.habitathhi.org

Lowcountry Food Bank

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The Lowcountry Food Bank is fighting hunger in our community. Through volunteer opportunities at their warehouse, you can be involved in ending hunger. http://www.lowcountryfoodbank.org

These are just a few of the dozens of organizations in the Lowcountry that are working to make our community a better place! If you are looking for more opportunities, please visit this website to learn more about what’s out there.

 

 

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