BI-LO Charities on Tuesday presented checks to 13 local nonprofit organizations.
The event at the Charleston Maritime Center was part of BI-LO’s 10 Days of Giving campaign, said Todd Rogers, advertising and communication manager. BI-LO will give $4.7 million to more than 300 nonprofit organizations in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee on 10 days over the next month.
The company’s charitable arm raised the $4.7 million at its June golf tournament fundraiser in Greenville.
At Tuesday’s event, BI-LO gave more than $137,000 to the following 13 Charleston-area groups that address children’s needs, education and hunger relief:
Berkeley Seniors Inc. $6,810
Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding $4,000
Children in Crisis in Dorchester $14,559
East Cooper Meals on Wheels $9,964
East Cooper Community Outreach $12,899
Helping Hands of Goose Creek $5,000
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim $2,816
Lowcountry Food Bank $28,689
Meals on Wheels of Summerville $5,000
MUSC Foundation $35,528
Orange Grove Elementary Charter School $2,340
Roscoe Reading Program $3,536
Trident Literacy Association $6,000