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Endangered Wildlife Fund -
Thanks to your generous support, the number of bald eagles in South Carolina has increased from 13 to over 250 nesting pairs. With the success here and in other states, the bald eagle has been removed from the Federal endangered species list. However, many more wildlife species are endangered, or may become so, in our lifetime. Make your investment in the future. Help SCDNR keep wildlife in YOUR life. SC Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Section, PO Box 167, Columbia, SC 29202, www.dnr.sc.gov

Children's Trust Fund of SC -
The Children's Trust of South Carolina leads statewide efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect by promoting healthy, nurturing relationships between children and adults. Your contribution will support programs and services that strengthen families and promote overall well-being for South Carolina's children. Children's Trust of South Carolina, 1634 Main St., Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29201-2871, (803) 733-5430 or 1-800-CHILDREN, www.scchildren.org

ElderCare Trust Fund -
Your donation will help South Carolinians live with vitality and dignity in their homes and communities, avoiding institutional care for as long as possible. The Trust distributes grants to non-profit organizations for innovative programs, services and pilot projects serving older adults across the state. To make a contribution or to learn more, please contact the ElderCare Trust Fund, c/o Lieutenant Governors Office on Aging, 1301 Gervais St., Ste. 200, Columbia, SC 29201-3326, 1-800-868-9095, 803-734-9900, www.aging.sc.gov

SC Veterans' Trust Fund -
South Carolinians helping veterans! As veteran's benefits continue to erode, this Trust Fund ensures that your voice is heard via supporting veterans' programs designed to benefit veterans and their families. This Fund complements many State and Federal initiatives. It is managed by veterans for veterans. Veterans' Trust Fund, Office of Veterans' Affairs, 1205 Pendleton St., Ste. 369, Columbia, SC 29201-3751, (803) 734-0200

Donate Life South Carolina
Donate Life South Carolina is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote organ and tissue donation and provide patient assistance to transplant recipients in South Carolina. Your contributions support efforts that save lives of fellow South Carolinians. For more information contact Donate Life SC, 4200 East North Street, 22 Centre East, Greenville, SC 29615-2437, toll-free 877-277-4866 or visit our website at www.donatelifesc.org

SC First Steps to School Readiness Fund -
South Carolina is home to nearly 340,000 children under age 6. More than one in four of these children faces significant barriers to early school success. As the state's school readiness agency, First Steps is making a difference in preparing children for school, identifying and serving those most at-risk first. Research shows that investments in high-quality early childhood education produce significant long-term savings to the public due to higher graduation rates and reduced costs of remedial education, welfare and crime. Your tax-deductible contribution will help First Steps and its network of county partnerships invest in early childhood initiatives for children 0-5 that help provide a healthy start in life, offer support to families, improve child care and early education programs, and help children make the successful transition to kindergarten. S.C. First Steps, 1300 Sumter St., Ste. 100, Columbia, SC 29201-3340, 1-877-621-0865, 803-734-0479, www.scfirststeps.org

War Between the States Heritage Trust Fund -
Contributions are used to preserve representative lands and related structures which illustrate periods, events, styles, and uses of the land in our state's historical and cultural heritage for present and future generations. War between the state's heritage trust fund, 1205 Pendleton St., Ste 517. Columbia, SC 29201. (803) 734-1759.

 SC Liter Control Enforcement Program - From trash on the highways to ilegal dumping in parks and public lands, litter is a signifcant and costly problem in South Carolina. The cost of cleaning it up is a drain on the state's resources. Litter also has a negative impact on tourism and our abilty to attract  new busineses and industries and the jobs they create. By contributing on your income tax payment to the fight against litter, you can help support the enforcement of litter laws and help us catch those that trash our beautiful state. PalmettoPride, PO Box 50217, Columbia, SC 29250-0217, 1-877-725-7333

SC Law Enforcement Assistance Program - The SCLEAP program is a collaborative effort of state law enforcement agencies (SLED, SCDPS, SCDNR, & SCDPPS) which provides assistance to municpal, county, and stae law enforcement
officers, and their departments, along with non-sworn employes and their familes. It provides per support, crisis intervention, employee assistance, and volunteer chaplain services statewide. The SCLEAP staff and volunteers are
on-call 24 hours a day. SCLEAP, 2501 Heyward Street, Columbia, SC 29205, 803-252-2664, 803-252-2752, www.scleap.org

K-12 Public Education Fund - Your donations will help fund public education from kindergarten through Grade 12.

SC Department of Education, 1429 Senate St., Columbia, SC 29201, 803-734-8485, www.ed.sc.gov

State Park Contributions - Contributions will help support, establish and improve projects that preserve and interpet the natural and cultural environment on SC Stae Parks. Projects include: Loggerhead sea turtle nesting programs; habitat enhancements; trail creation and maintenance, education centers, interpetive programs and historic preservation
projects. SC State Park Service, 1205 Pendleton St., Ste. 517, Columbia, SC 29201-3757, 803-734-1759,
www.southcarolinaparks.com

SC Miltary Family Relief Fund - This fund awards grants to familes of members of the SC National Guard or Reserves who are called to active duty as a result of the September 1, 2001 terrorist attacks.  Grants are distributed based on need, status and service-connected injury or illnes. Miltary Family Relief Fund, Office of Veterans' Affairs, 1205 Pendleton St., Ste. 463, Columbia, SC 29201-3751, 803-734-0200

SC Conservation Bank Trust Fund - The fund seeks to improve the quality of life in SC by protecting, enhancing and preserving natural resource areas, wildife habitats, water quality, forest lands, farmlands, places of beauty, historical and
archaeolgical sites, public access for outdoor recreation, and traditonal uses of land such as hunting, fishing and other types of outdoor recreation. SC Conservation Bank Trust Fund, PO Box 167, Columbia, SC 29202-0167, 803-734-3986,
www.scbank.sc.gov

SC Financial Literacy Trust Fund - Financial literacy education helps all South Carolina school students learn about personal finance and investments. With contributions from public or private sources, the Financial Literacy Trust Fund provides support for financial literacy education. SC Financial Literacy Trust, 1429 Senate Street, Suite 902A, Columbia, SC 29201-3730, 803-734-8537

SC Stae Forest Fund - Did you know that as a citizen of South Carolina, you are part owner of five State Forests totaling 93,00 acres? The SC Forestry Commission manages these forests, balancing emphasis on timber production with
recreation, wildlife, scenic beauty, and clean water and air. The Forests do not receive state funding; instead, they support themselves with revenue from forest products, and user fees. The revenue is also shared with county school systems, providing hundreds of thousands of dollars annualy for education. This check-oft is an opportunity for you to
help support your State Forest. Come visit your State Forest! SC Forestry Commission, 50 Broad River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-3543, 803-896-8800, www.trees.sc.gov

SC Department of Natural Resources Fund - Contributions to this fund are used to support department conservation of fisheries and wildlife across the state, department enforcement of conservation laws, the adminstration of the department and the dissemination of information, facts and findings made by the department. For additional information contact SC Department of Natural Resources, PO Box 167, Columbia, SC 29202-0167, www.dnr.sc.gov

 

 


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