“I moved to Charleston about two years ago and was searching for a home. I found it in the Charleston community in general, and in my newfound coworking space Local Works. I’ve never felt anything but welcomed there, no matter if I’m present 10% or 100% of the time. The space itself is extremely inviting and everyone is motivating. It’s a major asset to the community!”

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How can you give?

GIVE ONLINE: lowcountrylocalfirst.org/donate or click the donate button above
GIVE BY PHONE: (843) 801-3390
GIVE BY CHECK: Checks can be made out to “Lowcountry Local First” and mailed to: 1630-2 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29405

No matter how you give, all donations will be DOUBLED thanks to a generous match provided by the Pearlstine Family Foundation and an anonymous donor.

Why give? So we can do more of this.

This year’s campaign is themed, “It Starts with One,” and we couldn’t agree more. It starts with one. One dollar. One vote. One choice to support what we love most about this place. One choice to #LoveALocal.

Throughout Lowcountry Giving Day, September 19, we will share 10 Stories of Impact from individuals who have been touched by our work in some way over the last decade. We hope these short quotes will inspire you to think about the impact the local movement has had on you. Share your story on social media and tag #LoveALocal.

Now more than ever, the Lowcountry must choose what it intends to become. Will we choose smart, sustainable growth that preserves the unique character and dynamism of our local economy? Or will we watch irreplaceable aspects of the city become virtually undistinguishable from any other city in the US?

Let’s keep the Lowcountry LOCAL.

Jordan Amaker
Director of Marketing & Communications
Director of Marketing & Communications