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Community Outreach

"The College Cares" Initiative seeks to better-engage CofC with Charleston's minority community.

Shifa Bear Drive

The College Cares Spring 2019:  Teddy Bear Drive for The Shifa Clinic's Pediatric Clinic

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The College Cares, Spring 2018:  Save More Kids' Period Project

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With the help of many campus partners, CofC was able to send ten 50-gallon drums fillled with flip flops, underwear, feminine hygeine products and deodorant to Liberia at the end of the 2017-2018 academic year.


The College Cares, Spring 2017:  Write-In

CofC students contributed 500 handwritten notes of encouragement delivered to Sanders-Clyde Elementary School (a Title 1 school) in March 2017


The College Cares, Spring 2017: Spring Cleaning Book Drive

CofC departments donated nearly 80 children's books delivered to locally-owned African American barbershops and hair salons to promote childhood literacy


The College Cares, Summer 2017: "Calling All Colors 2017" at Mother Emanuel AME Church

Students (grades 1-8) participated in an activity entitled "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" meant to celebrate their individuality and uniqueness