Holiday Giving

ECCO Holidays

Give Hope

There are so many ways to support ECCO during this season of giving!



Shop Amazon

Support ECCO while doing your online holiday shopping!

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Select ECCO as your charity and Amazon will donate a percentage of the purchase price! As we approach the holidays and you are shopping for friends and family, search for East Cooper Community Outreach on when you shop online.



Adopt a FamilyAdopt a Family

ECCO’s 2017 Adopt a Family program will provide Christmas gifts to children in need – connecting community members who want to give back during this holiday season with the clients we serve. Visit for more information. Thanks to the Junior League of Charleston for sponsoring this year’s project!

Phillips Shoes

Shop Phillips Shoes and Win!

  • For every 2 canned goods you donate = 1 RAFFLE TICKET
  • For every $5.00 you donate = 2 RAFFLE TICKETS

Raffle Prizes: $250 / $100 / $25 in Phillips Shoes Gift Cards
Drawing is December 1st

Operation Fir
Operation Fir

ECCO has partnered with Operation Fir and BOGO Christmas Trees to provide our clients with a live tree and a bin of holiday decorations! You can help by making a financial contribution to support Operation Fir’s effort! Donate.

BOGO logo
You can help also help Operation Fir by visiting BOGO Christmas Trees company on in Mount Pleasant on 1735 North Highway 17 to purchase your tree and they will give one back to an ECCO client!



ECNC Tour of Homes

Holiday Fundraiser to benefit ECCO! East Cooper Newcomers Club presents the 2nd Annual Tour of Homes on Wednesday, December 13, 1 – 5pm!

Visit five exquisite Mount Pleasant homes located in Hamlin Plantation, Park West, Rivertowne, and Raven’s Run. The Tour of Homes will start at the fully decorated Oyster Point model home located at 2184 Majorcan Court.

Tickets tax deductible: $35 in advance and $40 the day of the event. Click here for tickets

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Operation Fir

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.

Give Hope this Holiday Season.
Lowcountry Live

Watch Aubrey and Josh Atkinson discuss Operation Fir on ABC News 4’s Lowcountry Live!

Every donation helps and your gift of any size will bring hope to low-income households with children during a critical time of year.

  • $100 will sponsor a full package for one ECCO client family, ensuring they receive a fresh Christmas tree, decorated with festive ornaments and lights
  • $50 will help with ornaments and lights
  • $20 will underwrite the cost of a tree
Click here to make your gift
Prefer to shop?

Operation Fir is also collecting accessories to accompany each Christmas tree. The items listed below make a full kit that will be given to a family. We still need donations so next time you are out running errands or shopping for the holidays, please consider picking something up for one of our families.

  • Tree stand
  • Tree skirt
  • Christmas lights (300 count)
  • Ornaments (ex: 50 count of bulbs)
  • Tree topper
  • Container to store the items (30 gallon)


Drop-off locations for accessory kits:


If you are interested in getting involved or have questions for Josh and Aubrey, please email them at You can also follow the project on and share their page with your friends!

OpFir2Read more about Operation Fir, a project created in 2012 by Josh and Aubrey Atkinson of Mount Pleasant. They have grown these efforts from delivering 10 trees in the first year, to brightening the holidays for more than 60 low-income households last year. Please support the dedicated efforts of Operation Fir by sponsoring the Operation Fir 2016 fundraising campaign.