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Pick the Nonprofit of the Year!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015


Friday’s fête feature an awards show (Walter and Beverly Seinsheimer, center, won the Jerry Zucker Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013), plus a cocktail hour and a party complete with food and drinks. Photographs by (2) Peter Maxwell & (Seinsheimers) Mac Kilduff

November 18, 2015

Pick the Nonprofit of the Year!
Our 2015 Giving Back Awards are this Friday—here’s a look at the five Nonprofit of the Year finalists, which you can vote on during the celebration

It’s the feel-good event of the year! Get your tickets for the Giving Back Awards, returning to Memminger Auditorium this Friday, November 20. After cocktails in the courtyard, a moving awards ceremony will honor locals making a difference in the Lowcountry. You’ll also get to help select the Nonprofit of the Year—here’s a look at the five finalists, chosen from among 280 area organizations via a community-wide online vote. The winner will be announced at the end of the show, right before the party kicks off with music, food, and drinks!

The Center for Birds of Prey
Mission: To identify and address vital environmental issues by providing medical care to injured birds of prey and shorebirds; thecenterforbirdsofprey.org
(photograph by Bill Kirms)




Charleston Animal Society
Mission: To prevent cruelty to animals; charlestonanimalsociety.org
(photograph by Jason Bennett/Docent Prodigy Photography)





L.E.A.R.N. Horse Rescue

Mission: To rescue and re-home horses in need and prevent future cruelty; learnhorserescue.org
(photograph by Elizabeth Steed/L.E.A.R.N. Horse Rescue)





LifeManagement Center, Inc.
Mission: To help children, adolescents, and adults identify and overcome learning challenges, including learning disabilities, social/behavioral difficulties, ADHD, and dyslexia; lifemanagement.org
(photograph courtesy of LifeManagement Center)



Our Lady of Mercy Outreach Neighborhood House
Mission: To encourage and support self-sufficiency and self-worth for people in need in our community through education, wellness, and outreach services; olmoutreach.org
(photograph courtesy of Neighborhood House)



To read more about our Nonprofit of the Year finalists, as well as our other exceptional Giving Back Award winners, click here.

To buy tickets (general: $65 or $120 per couple; VIP: $85 or $150 per couple) for the 2015 Giving Back Awards, click here.