October 25, 2017 - Charleston, SC - Carolina One Real Estate (CORE) recognized six local tri-county nonprofits last week at the company’s second awards distribution ceremony of 2017. The CORE Charitable Contributions Committee, comprised of Carolina One Sales Associates and chaired by Tom Tillery and Paige Pollock, presented checks of $2000 each to Lowcountry Orphan Relief (LOR), Down Syndrome Association of the Lowcountry (DSAL), Association for the Blind (AFB), People Against Rape (PAR), Begin With Books (BWB) and East Cooper Meals on Wheels (ECMOW).
The charitable contributions committee was established in 2006 to distribute grants to Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester county non-profit organizations. The committee consists of one Carolina One Real Estate Agent from each of the 12 tri-county area offices. The goal is to improve the quality of life in each of these counties by supporting the various organizations that serve these communities. To date the committee has donated nearly $225,000.00.
Applications are accepted from non-profit organizations that serve people who live in Berkeley, Charleston or Dorchester counties; are recognized by the IRS as a non-profit; are not a political or lobbying organization and do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, national/ethnic origin or disability.
Applicant organizations must complete the application and include a copy of an IRS letter certifying their 501(c) 3 status or IRS letter of eligibility. All completed applications should be faxed to 843.202.8697 no later than Friday, March 30, 2018. Any questions should be directed to Tom Tillery, Committee Co-Chairperson, at 843.414.1202.
Present at the awards ceremony and pictured from left to right are: Andie Weathers (CORE), Patty Bennott (BWB), Janie Laurie (PAR), Patty Lynn Connell (CORE), Paige Pollock (CORE), Tom Tillery (CORE), Courtney Plotner (ASB), Jean Acsell (CORE), Anne Reid (ASB), Marissa Nash (LOR) and Erica Chiovarou (DSAL) holding her son Joey.
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