Desiree Maurer and the Coastal Island Properties team are committed to giving back to the community. At the end of each transaction, a portion of Desiree's commission will be donated, in your name, to one of the following local non-profit organizations - or any one of your personal favorite organizations that may not be on the list.
Dragon Boat Charleston has been promoting physical and mental wellness among cancer survivors and their community through Dragon Boating since 2003. DBC members can be seen paddling hard almost any day of the week on the river, preparing for upcoming races, pushing themselves to physical limits or enjoying the sunset while on a paddling break. This program which is available free-of-charge to all cancer survivors is solely dependant on the generosity of the community.
The only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center in South Carolina, Hollings is at the forefront of cancer research. This research is the driving force behind delivering medical advances to patients and their families, enabling them to educate health care professionals and the public. And to establish outreach services for underserved populations. Funded by the generosity of our community.
Their mission is The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. In 1874, Charleston Animal Society became the first animal organization in South Carolina and one of the first in the Nation and has never turned our local animals away. Their Vision is one where all healthy and treatable animals are saved. It’s a vision where all people and animals are treated with respect and kindness. And it envisions a world where cruelty is not tolerated.
Surfers Healing is the original surf camp for children with autism, and They’ve been serving the community since 1996. Yet what they offer isn't a 'cure', or even 'traditional' therapy. It's a completely different sensation and environment for their participants. They give individuals a chance to encounter the waves, to challenge themselves, to try something new. And since 1 in every 68 US children has an ASD (CDC report, March 2014), their work is more vital than ever.
Warrior Surf is committed to promoting physical and mental wellness for Veterans and their families through adaptive surf therapy. WSF is a supportive community of Veterans and their families. In addition to Surf Therapy, WSF provides one on one wellness training, and group yoga classes. Focusing on mindfulness and resiliency, these offerings empower our Veterans to maintain a healthy lifestyle, regardless of whether the ocean is close by.