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It’s wonderful to connect with local non-profit organizations when you are new in town. It’s a great way to meet people, get to know the area, and feel invested in the community.

There are countless non-profit organizations that work hard to support the Lowcounty. In fact, over 120 local 501c3 organizations were nominated for our 200th Home Sale for Charity. This list represents many of the organizations that help to make our community a better place to live with the commitment of local volunteers.

Lowcountry Volunteer Connections
A comprehensive list of organizations with volunteer needs

Area Non-Profits


All About Cats – Hilton Head Island
Brookes Haven Inc
Friends for Paws Rehome Search and Rescue
Hilton Head Humane Society
Jasper Animal Rescue Mission
Lovable Paws Rescue
Maranatha Farm
Noah’s Ark
Palmetto Animal League
Rogue Rescue & Sanctuary

Arts & History

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
Bluffton Historical Preservation Society
Coastal Discovery Museum
Heritage Library Foundation / HH Historical Society
Lean Ensemble
Lifelong Learning of HHI
Mitchellville Freedom Park
Port Royal Sound Foundation / Maritime Center
Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA)

Community Wellbeing & Thrift Stores

Bargain Box
Bluffton Self Help
Church Mouse Thrift Shop
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry
Deep Well Project
Heritage Classic Foundation
Kiwanis Club of Bluffton
Kiwanis Club of Hilton Head

Lions Clubs
Hardeeville Lions
Hilton Head Island Lions
Sun City Okatie Lions

Literacy Center
One Island. One Community. One Hilton Head.
Petals and Stars

Rotary Clubs
Bluffton Rotary
Hilton Head Island Rotary
HHI Sunset Rotary
HHI Van Landingham Rotary
Okatie-Bluffton Rotary


Lowcountry Master Gardner Association
Lowcountry Trash Heroes
SC Coastal Conservation League
The Outside Foundation
Turtle Trackers

Health & Disabilities

Heroes on Horseback
Hilton Head Heroes
Hopeful Horizons
Hospice Care of the Low Country
Island House
Osprey Village
Pledge the Pink Foundation
Pockets Full of Sunshine
Programs for Exceptional People (PEP)
Volunteers in Medicine

Hunger & Homeless

Backpack Buddies of Hilton Head
Bluffton Community Soup Kitchen
Family Promise of Beaufort County
Habitat for Humanity Hilton Head
Meals on Wheels
Sandalwood Community Food Pantry
Second Helpings


Hilton Head Safe Harbour
Memory Matters

Youth Organizations

Bluffton Bulldogs
Bluffton Youth Sports
Boys and Girls Club of the Lowcountry
CAPA The Child Abuse Prevention Association of Beaufort
Fellowship of Christian Athletes South Coastal
First Tee of the Lowcountry
Heroes of the Lowcountry 
Hilton Head Baseball Association
Island Rec Center
It’s Better to Give Back
Lowcountry Crusaders
Neighborhood Outreach Connection
Pedal HHI
The Sandbox Children’s Museum


Lowcountry Foundation for Wounded Military Heroes


Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
Lowcountry Legal Volunteers
Zonta Club of HHI