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January 12th, 2017
Best of Mount Pleasant

ECCO Named Best NonProfit!

We are thrilled to have been named the Best NonProfit by our community for the second year in a row – and congratulations to all of those nominated and selected! Over the last five years, there have been 184,973 votes as part of the Best of Mount Pleasant. Thanks to the community and readers of Mount Pleasant Magazine for your dedication to ECCO’s mission.

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January 6th, 2017
Huger flood

BCCOC Hosts SC Disaster Recovery Office

BCCOC Hosts SC Disaster Recovery Office The Baldwin Carson Community Outreach Center (BCCOC), ECCO’s satellite location in Huger, will host the South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office to offer an additional resource to the community. Representatives from the SC Disaster Recovery Office, FEMA and Small Business Administration will be available to assist in answering community members…

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December 28th, 2016
BCCOC Angel

Angel Sighting at BCCOC

Angels come in many forms depending on culture. In the Huger-Wando (Cainhoy) communities, they come in the form of Yvonne Lincoln as part of the Angel Tree Program in collaboration with the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO), thoughtful Santas and Mrs. Clauses, and many dedicated volunteers. This program has been fulfilling the Christmas wishes of enthusiastic children in our communities for the past seven years.

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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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