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It’s a match! Lowcountry Giving Day, a celebration of charitable online giving is going on all day today, Tuesday, May 3! We LGD2016 JPEG Facebook Profile Imagehave secured a $53,000 community challenge to match through your donations, allowing your gift to have double the impact on the children we serve here at Carolina Youth Development Center! To give your matching gift, simply click on any of the donate buttons on the home page!



Lowcountry Giving Day is happening today, May 3, can you help us meet of our goal of raising $106,000 by meeting our $53,000 community match halfway? This important day of philanthropy for the Carolina Youth Development Center will allow you to double the impact of your gift and help children in need! Click on any of the homepage donate buttons to make your contribution and thank you for supporting CYDC!


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Caring for Children in the Lowcountry since 1790

Founded in 1790, Carolina Youth Development Center is an important part of Charleston’s historic and cultural heritage, a direct descendant of the Charleston Orphan House, America’s first publicly funded orphanage.

Today, CYDC provides programs reaching over 1200 children and youth locally each year. We care for young people with very serious problems, including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, abandonment, and severe emotional disorders.

Yes, I’d Like To Help Carolina Youth Development Center!