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Palmetto Cheese, Sea View Inn, and Get Carried Away are proud to support the following organizations throughout Georgetown County and other National Organizations.

Horry Georgetown Technical College Foundation


The Grace and Grits Fund was established to honor the history, traditions, and culinary arts that have shaped the cultural landscape of the South Carolina Lowcountry. Annual contributions from the Grace and Grits Fund are directed to organizations that support social diversity initiatives, after-school programs, culinary education, and underserved members of the local community.  This scholarship was established to encourage aspiring chefs and entrepreneurs in the Georgetown County School system to pursue their dreams.  A candidate for this scholarship award must be a resident of Georgetown County and a graduate of Georgetown or Waccamaw High School

For more information about International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach, click here.


The Woodson Center

The Woodson Center works to identify and bring recognition and funding to strengthen the efforts of indigenous neighborhood leaders and organizations that are effectively addressing critical problems of their communities through innovative initiatives.

Mission: The Woodson Center’s mission is to transform lives, schools, and troubled neighborhoods, from the inside out. Current programs are the Violence-Free Zone youth violence reduction program and training and technical assistance for community/faith-based organizations.

For more information about The Woodson Center, click here.


Teach My People

Teach My People provides year round high quality, organized programs that are spiritually driven and “no-cost” to our families. Through the expertise of our highly trained and educated staff, along with the loving support and dedication of over seventy community volunteers, we are able to provide academic assistance, character development, cultural and spiritual enrichment, and physical activity daily to ensure that our students succeed in school and succeed in life.
Teach My People is a 501(c)3 organization founded in 1999 and is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of long-standing community leaders and educators.

Our Mission: To teach children and youth in the Waccamaw school district to overcome academic, economic and social challenges and impact families through the delivery of Christ centered programs and services that promote spiritual, educational, and emotional growth.

For more information about Teach My People, click here.


Friendship PlaceFriendship Place, Inc

Mission – To provide a hand-up for people to meet their basic needs.
Vision – A commitment of religious groups, community organizations and volunteers working together to supply the missing link to people by providing services to meet their emergency daily living needs.
Services – Hot meal program: 5 days a week, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, Open to anyone in the community, Devotionals and prayers led by clients
Temporary Emergency Shelter: Application and background check
Smith Medical Clinic Shuttle: Weekly from Georgetown to Pawleys Island
Job Training: Developed and implemented a Nurses Aide Training Program
Expansion Efforts: Areas in the county without adequate access to food and medical treatment.

For more information about Friendship Place, click here.


The Village Group

Mission: to serve as a conduit for the people, working to make positive changes in our community that will improve the quality of life for all. We seek to develop and sustain meaningful partnerships with individuals, public agencies and organizations in order to promote and achieve:


Smith Medical ClinicSmith Medical Clinic

Every morning in Georgetown County, one in three low-income adults wakes up to another day without health insurance, hoping not to suffer a serious illness or injury. For them, Smith Medical Clinic, Inc. is a lifesaver.
Smith Medical Clinic, Inc. provides free of charge medical care to residents of Georgetown County who do not have insurance and cannot afford to pay for medical care. We help our patients enjoy better health by providing excellent care, education and support.

For more information about Smith Medical Clinic, click here.

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