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Volunteering

Woodside has been proud to welcome residents from across the country for almost 30 years that bring passions as unique as they are to our community. Whether you choose to connect with groups inside the community to bolster the Aiken, SC area, or opt to continue supporting a charity you’ve supported for years, the opportunities to give back here are limitless.

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The Women of Woodside is a not-for-profit 501(c)4 organization comprised of dedicated ladies bonding together for social and community service activities. During the year, you can find them organizing volunteer efforts for charities like American Red Cross, Golden Harvest Food Bank, and Habitat for Humanity, or providing services directly to Woodside residents in need, like running errands, providing transportation, and delivering meals. (Their efforts in 2015 alone raised $101,000 in funds, supplies and donations that went back to our local community!) These ladies are also very actively involved in supporting resident group activities throughout the year, and their events are some of the most highly anticipated each year. Now in their 27th year, they have organized nine book clubs, a couples’ Bridge group, an active Singles Group, a Garden Club, and an Out-to-Lunch Bunch to bring members together.

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“We were able to help start a 501(c)3 Corporation last year to help support The Reserve Club employee’s by providing them with scholarships. ”

– Chip S.

 

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Aiken embodies the Southern welcoming spirit, and our community members agree that the most important legacy an individual can build is one of compassion, generosity and kindness. Take a look at some of our local charities below, or contact one of our sales professionals today to see if the charity you love is represented yet in our area:

  • ACTS, Area Churches Together Serving: giving aid such as food, clothing, overdue bill assistance, prescriptions, heater or fan
  • Aiken County Habitat for Humanity: builds affordable housing
  • Aiken County SPCA: animal advocacy and adoption services
  • American Red Cross Aiken Area Chapter: disaster assistance
  • Golden Harvest Food Bank: serves hungry people by gathering and sharing food
  • Mental Health America of Aiken County: serves as an advocate and community resource by promoting positive mental health in Aiken County
  • United Way of Aiken: programs to address education, financial stability, and health needs in the community
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