South Carolina SC Organizations SC Charities Lancaster Charities
Please choose from one of the following types of nonprofits and community organizations:
Animal & Wildlife Rescue in Lancaster
- Animal rescue in the SC Upstate
These animal rescue organizations – all of which are based in Lancaster or nearby areas of the South Carolina's Upstate – provide care and refuge for cats, dogs, horses, rabbits, and other domestic animals.
- SC wildlife rescue, rehabilitation
Have you found an injured wild animal? This guide can help you locate a licensed rehabber in South Carolina. It also lists the many great places you can volunteer to help native critters in need.
Arts & Cultural Organizations in Lancaster
- Avant Garde Center for the Arts
This 501c3 organization provides a vast array of arts programs to residents in diverse and marginally served neighborhoods throughout Lancaster.
- The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County
Established in 1972, CPLC is the oldest arts organization in Lancaster County. This nonprofit organization strives to nurture an appreciation for the arts and our world through diverse theatre arts programming.
- Cultural Arts Center at the Old Presbyterian Church
Housed in the Old Lancaster Presbyterian Church, the Cultural Arts Center is a non-profit agency partnering with other groups to provide cultural events.
- Lancaster County Council of the Arts
This nonprofit groups mission is to enhance the quality of life in Lancaster County through arts education and programming.
- Lancaster's Performing Arts Series
As part of the See Lancaster project, the Performing Arts Series at the Bundy Auditorium strives to enrich the arts in Lancaster and surrounding areas.
Environmental Nonprofits in the SC Upstate
Family Support & Assistance in Lancaster
These Lancaster groups provide support for families and children in need.
- Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Program
South Carolina's Guardian ad Litem Program pairs volunteer guardians with children so that the volunteers may gather information about a child's needs and make recommendations to the court regarding the child's future.
- Mookie's Place
This 501c3 organization provides after-school services to families who can't afford traditional programs. The program provides academic support as well focusing on the development of students social skills, life skills, and behavioral skills.
- Safe Passage
Supporting domestic abuse survivors and their families in Lancaster, this non-profit organization provides services including emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, and parenting classes.
Health Organizations in Lancaster
- American Red Cross, Northern South Carolina
The American Red Cross provides services to the residents of South Carolina including disaster relief, health and safety classes, blood collection for hospitals, and services to the armed forces.
Organizations that Fight Poverty & Hunger
- Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
Second Harvest Food Bank is a nonprofit organization supplying food and grocery items to charitable agencies that assist people in need throughout Lancaster.
Recreation & Sports Teams in Lancaster
- Girls on the Run
A non-profit program for Lancaster county girls in the 3rd through 8th grade whose mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
- Leroy Springs & Company
Facilitating recreational, educational, and community activities, Leroy Springs Company provides and operates facilities and open space in order to promote the physical and mental health and wellness of the community and foster positive community values within Fort Mill, Lancaster and Chester counties.
Religious Organizations in Lancaster
- Churches in Lancaster
This helpful directory of churches, temples, and mosques in Lancaster is sorted by denomination.
Senior Citizen Organizations in Lancaster
- Catawba Area Agency on Aging
This nonprofit organization is develops community services to meet the needs of older adults in Lancaster, South Carolina.
- Senior Circle
Sponsored by Springs Medical Hospital, the Senior Circle is a non profit program offering a variety of programs and resources designed to assist seniors and the elderly live a healthy and active life in Lancaster.
More Lancaster SC Organizations
- Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont
Goodwill is a nationwide program that provides job training and employment opportunities for the disadvantaged.
- J. Marion Sims Foundation
This non-profit's mission is to support programs and projects of prevention and education that enhance the health and wellness of the citizens of Lancaster County.
- United Way of Lancaster
The United Way provides programs to address education, financial stability, and health needs in the communities of Lancaster County.