We Love Getting Together and Getting Involved
Whether it's a lifelong passion or a budding interest you'd like to explore, Callawassie Island has an outlet for you. Annually, hundreds of volunteers from Callawassie Island provide numerous hours of community service to reduce poverty, improve education, assist those in need, and advance the health and well-being of citizens in Beaufort and Jasper Counties. Opportunities abound for making new friends as you pursue both leisure activities and volunteering.
Through their contribution of time and talent, Callawassie Islanders play a variety of roles as board members and hands-on volunteers to support a wide array of county programs ranging from building homes (Habitat for Humanity); tutoring youth (Beaufort and Jasper County School Districts) and adults (Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry); providing food, clothing, and civic services (Second Helpings, Bluffton Self Help, HELP Mobile Meals, Meals on Wheels, YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts, Lowcountry Legal Volunteers, AMI Kids); caring for the elderly and the ill (Friends of Caroline Hospice), Volunteers in Medicine, Senior Services); and supporting wildlife preservation (Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center).
Some of our most popular groups and clubs include book discussion groups, duplicate and social bridge, the Garden Club, the Women's Club, and Friends of Callawassie Island (FOCI), a nonprofit charitable organization which has raised $500,000 and given almost $460,000 in grants to improve the lives of people in the Lowcountry. Emphasis is on organizations providing youth education and recreation, literacy, child care, housing programs, and social services in our under served local communities.
There are plenty of other reasons to get together on Callawassie Island! Here is a sample of some of our other groups and clubs:
Friends ofCallawassie Island
Callawassie Men’s Golf Association (CMGA)
Callawassie Island Tennis Association
Men’s Bible Group
New Member Dinner Group
Sip & Stitch
Sporting Clays Club
Women's 9 Holers
Callawassie Women’s Golf Association (CWGA)
Wee Chick And Lame Duck Equipment Exchange