Rating: 4.75 stars   12 reviews

Issues: Education, Environment

Location: PO Box 491 Goose Creek SC 29445 USA

Mission: To raise environmental ethic in Berkeley County by administering an environmental project competition in our schools and working as a resource to upgrade environmental science teaching.
Results: In the twenty years since it was founded, KWC has served over 55,000 children, and has awarded over $75,000 in grants to the winning schools to buy equipment and supplies for the enhancement of environmental teaching. Some examples of the items that the teachers have purchased with the grants are an arbor for the playground at the school to provide shade and grow plants to attract birds and butterflies, microscopes, science books and materials, compost kits, greenhouse kits, and garden supplies
Target demographics: Berkeley County, SC children in grade K5-5th grade.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Approximately 4500 children
Geographic areas served: Berkeley County, South Carolina
2011 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

I am a new teacher to Berkeley County schools. Therefore, this was the first time I participated in Kids Who Care and my class along with another won!! It is very exciting to know that my students hard work and understanding of recycling items paid off. It is also awesome to recieve prize money to help out my classroom. I think this is a great nonprofit service!

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We won first place $500 for our classrooms!

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have worked with KWC for the past 11 years and have found it to be one of the most fun experiences I have ever had. Run entirely through dedicated volunteers.

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The smiles on the children's faces when they see a barn owl for the first time, or when they learn about the layers of soil and how to prevent erosion.

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I can't think of anything to change!

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