It's Graduation Season!
Midlands Gives Breaks Records
This year there are 3.5 million students expected to graduate high school, a milestone each one of them has spent their entire lives working toward. But did you know that kids who have been in foster care are 50% less likely to graduate by the time they turn 19?
Happy Mother's Day
Midlands Gives Breaks Records with Major Increase in Number of Gifts to 337 Nonprofits
Wells Fargo Funds Homeless Teens Program
“My favorite part of working at Palmetto Place is getting to know the kids we serve. Some of them have been through so much trauma and pain, but while they’re here, they’re just kids and teens.
May Needs List
We are so thankful to have the support of Wells Fargo for our 2017 Unaccompanied Youth Program.
April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month
Summer will be here before we know it and we have a brand new list of supplies. Can you help us get ready for the summer months when the kids will be home during the days by picking up some items from our needs list?
Staff Spotlight: Essence Jackson
Every day at Palmetto Place we’re caring for children and teens who have been affected by child abuse and neglect. This month we’re raising awareness on how you can help prevent child abuse in the Midlands.
Host a Donation Drive
One professional in the social services field is Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter’s own Case Manager, Ms. Essence Jackson. She has worked with the Palmetto Place’s residents for 2 years, on a day-to-day basis to assess any of the children’s needs, whether that be personal or concerning their case, any challenges that they may be having
Sponsor an Outing
Hosting a donation drive at your office, church or group is a great way to keep our houses stocked with the items we use most.
Our residents love going on outings with volunteers and it's a great way for them to experience new things.
April Needs List
One great way you can help the shelter is to provide a meal for one of our houses!
April is here and we are so excited! We're got a lot going on this month from Easter to Sweet & Savory and all kinds of fun activities in between