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December 15th, 2016
ECCO Holidays

Updates from Adopt a Family and Operation Fir

We are pleased to announce our annual Christmas initiatives to help local families in need and hundreds of children this holiday season. As part of the ECCO’s Adopt a Family program to ensure every child receives a present, ECCO has partnered with Operation Fir again this year to provide a real Christmas Tree and all the trimmings to client families.

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December 13th, 2016
ECNC Tour of Homes

ECNC Tour of Homes

We are pleased to invite friends and family to join the East Cooper Newcomers Club (ECNC) for their first Tour of Homes event on Wednesday, December 14! Proceeds from ticket and raffle sales will benefit ECCO. From the Oyster Point model home, guests will visit five beautiful homes in the proximity of Route 41 in Mount Pleasant. The Tour features ECNC member residences – including an ECCO Board Member – all decorated for the holidays.

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December 7th, 2016
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Give Hope through Operation Fir

The holidays are a time of giving and a time for hope. As part of our 8th Annual Adopt a Family program ECCO has partnered with Operation Fir again this year to provide a Christmas tree and the decorations to those in need. We need the community’s help for Operation Fir 2016 to ensure no child feels anything other than hope and joy during the holiday season. A gift of any size will make an impact.

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November 28th, 2016
#GivingTuesday

A Day When the World Comes Together to Give

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Join the community for a day of giving back  and make your 2016 donation to ECCO on Tuesday. You can make a difference with a gift of any size. Every dollar will make an impact on an individual or family, propelling them on their journey to a better life. Your donation will allow ECCO to continue helping our neighbors in need. 

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November 23rd, 2016
Fran Franzone

Fran Franzone Presented with 10th Annual Stone Soup Award

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon earlier this month, friends and family gathered together to honor the 250+ volunteers who make it possible for ECCO to help thousands of families in need year after year. The Stone Soup Award is given to an individual who has made a significant impact toward the greater good of the community through his or her association with ECCO.

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November 4th, 2016
Jack Little

ECCO Thanks Jack Little for 11 Years of Service

After more than a decade of service to ECCO, Jack Little announced his resignation as Executive Director. “We would like to thank Jack for his tremendous service over the last 11 years,” said President of ECCO’s Board of Directors Giff Daughtridge. “He has built ECCO into a thriving organization and has made a tremendous impact on our community. ECCO is deeply indebted to Jack for his charismatic leadership and tireless efforts in advancing the overall mission of our organization.

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October 29th, 2016
Ghost Monkey Brewery

Community Supports Thanksgiving Program

ECCO’s young professionals group hosted a happy hour at Ghost Monkey Brewery on October 13, in support of our Thanksgiving program that will feed 520+ families this year. Donations from local companies and event attendees will be used to purchase turkeys for ECCO clients.

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