The Annual Fund

Contribute to the Annual Fund and know your generosity will help our neighbors in need.

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The Monsignor James A. Carter Life Ring SocietyLifeRingSocietylogo

Established in 2013 as a leadership giving initiative to encourage the community to help sustain ECCO’s mission each year, with a donation of at least $1,000 to the Annual Fund. Like a life preserver, you can give hope to those in financial distress by giving them the opportunity to pull themselves up.

Life Ring Society packet

Join today:

  • Visionary Circle – $10,000 and above
  • Empowerment Circle – $5,000 and above
  • Inspiration Circle – $2,500 and above
  • Hope Circle – $1,000 and above

ECCO’s Board of Directors hosts several Life Ring Society Receptions throughout the year for existing donors and new friends to learn more about supporting the organization.

We invite you on the Tour of Hope to learn more about ECCO.

To support ECCO with a Life Ring Society gift or to schedule a tour with our Executive Director, please call the development office at (843) 416-7123 or send an e-mail to Alana Morrall, Director of Development & Marketing (

Did you know that you can make a gift of stock? Contact ECCO’s broker, Richard Giles, at Scott and Stringfellow (843.722.7818). Provide our information to facilitate the transfer:

  • East Cooper Community Outreach
  • DTC # 0702
  • Account # 4597-0776