COMMUNITY

IMPACT

Lerato strives to positively impact the lives of many in small but meaningful ways each day. The ways we help make our communities stronger, provide opportunities to those who need support, protect our environment and celebrate diversity are the truest reflection of our values.  Community involvement is our most valuable asset, and we are proud to support the organizations on this page.

COMMITTED TO COMMUNITY

LERATO LLC is committed to providing ongoing support to our community, and actively partners with initiatives that leave a positive effect on humanity and the environment.  Contact info@leratollc.com for more information, and subscribe to our newsletter for news and updates.

We are proud to support the organizations on this page, and other worthwhile causes.

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Overcoming Obstacles is a nonprofit education publisher.  Their mission is to ensure that all young people learn the communication, decision making, and goal setting skills they need to be successful in life.

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HALOS provides assistance to abused and neglected children in Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties, and to their kinship caregivers. 

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Charleston Stage (in residence at the Dock Street Theatre) is a non-profit organization and a constituent member of the Theatre Communication Group, the national organization for the American Theatre.

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Low Country Autism Foundation provides programs to support a family from the time they suspect their child may have autism, through the diagnosis and throughout their lives. 

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The Children's Fine and Performing Arts Foundation increases the availability of arts and music-based events, programs, production, and digital media for the next generation.

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Winwood Farm provides educational and therapeutic interventions, and works to achieve positive permanency for children and families in our community.

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Founded as an emergency relief effort in 1989 after the devastation from Hurricane Hugo, ECCO has since grown into a permanent resource for the community in need.

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Lowcountry Orphan Relief, Inc. (LOR) is a non-profit organization that provides goods and services to children who have been abused or neglected. 

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With education, research and community engagement, the South Carolina Aquarium fosters positive change for the natural world surrounding us through conservation efforts.

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The primary goal of Meals on Wheels is to end senior isolation and hunger.  

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Florence Crittenton Programs of SC provide education, counseling services, medical care, social support, and a safe haven for at-risk,  pregnant and parenting young women in need.

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Lonon helps children affected by a parent or caregiver's cancer diagnosis find comfort, heal and grow from their shared experiences.

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The Shifa Clinic provides free healthcare to uninsured, indigent adults regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or national origin, and puts into practice the Islamic teachings of compassion, mercy and service to humanity

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The Shifa Clinic provides free healthcare to uninsured, indigent adults regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or national origin, and puts into practice the Islamic teachings of compassion, mercy and service to humanity

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The Ryan White Wellness Center at Roper-St. Francis Hospital provides medical care, case management, and services for adults living with HIV/AIDS

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The vision of Special Olympics South Carolina is to be the leader in lifelong and unified sports programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities, empowering athletes to be valued members of their community and respected members of society.

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The Mission of the College of Charleston Foundation is to promote programs of education, research, student development, and faculty development for the exclusive benefit of the College of Charleston.

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The Nick Price Foundation financially and emotionally helps people with brain tumors or cancer.

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Charleston Hope enhances school culture and climate in high-poverty, Title 1 schools by building on the strengths of students, teachers, and leaders.

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North Charleston Dental Outreach has been serving the Chicora-Cherokee and greater North Charleston for over 20 years. The organization was launched in response to the overwhelming need for access to basic dental care by individuals without the financial resources to afford private dental practice fees.

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Move The World Films was created by George Siegal in 2018 to make documentary films about important issues in our lives. 
 
​Their current production is the award-winning documentary The Last House Standing, a film about how every year millions of people suffer the wrath of Mother Nature, as infrastructure is demolished, houses are flooded and swept away, and lives are lost.

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Since1998, AdoptAClassroom.org has adopted 225,000 classrooms, serving 5.5 million students.

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Metanoia is a movement of people rooted in faith. We invest in neighborhood assets to build leaders, establish quality housing, and generate economic development. We are pushing forward into new relationships with God and one another to create strong communities.

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The brand-new Cane Bay Family YMCA opened on April 27, 2019.

This highly anticipated project features a 54,000-square-foot health/wellness facility with a 25-yard swimming pool, full basketball court, jogging track, wellness center, indoor/outdoor multipurpose spaces and even a library. The 5,000-square-foot library is a full service and the first of its kind collaboration between a county library and a YMCA in the United States.

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Engaging Creative Minds is a nationally recognized award-winning South Carolina nonprofit committed to helping school-day educators and out-of-school-time programs in the summer and afterschool succeed by leveraging the arts, cultural organizations, and STEM professionals working in partnerships with teachers, principals, and superintendents. 

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WakeUp Carolina is a community-based movement born out of one family’s heartbreaking loss of their son, Creighton, in the summer of 2016. Creighton’s family made a promise and a commitment to share their story in hopes no one would feel alone.

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