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Volunteer Opportunities

Sullivan’s Island is renowned for its tidy parks and pristine beaches. Our caring community makes this happen through various volunteer efforts including the Adopt-A-Station program, park clean ups, beach and marsh sweeps and donations. These efforts are important to help protect our unique ecosystem and raise awareness about the negative impacts of trash and debris on the ocean, salt marshes and wildlife. It also strengthens our community as we work towards a common goal of keeping the Island healthy and thriving! For more information on volunteer efforts please reach out to

Volunteer Spotlight

 Sullivan's Island Beach Sweep 10-24-2020
Charleston Beach Foundation hosted their first beach sweep on October 24, 2020. Nearly 60 people gathered at Dunleavy's Pub and collected multiple bags of trash. WCBD was onsite to document their efforts. Way to go, team! 

Community members join together to clean Sullivan’s Island









Mac Macmurphy, III Bench Dedication


On Saturday, November 7, 2020 a bench was dedicated to Mac Macmurphy, III. He was an active naturalist and believed in preserving all things Sullivan's Island. He spent quite a bit of time in the Maritime Forest. His family hopes that those who sit on the bench appreciate Sullivan's Island's natural beauty as much as he did. 

Front Row L to R - Maggie Koenig, Jeff Koenig, Gill Koenig, John Macmurphy, Joanna Macmurphy, Jay Macmurphy, Kimberly Macmurphy, Keilyn Macmurphy

Back Row L to R - JD Macmurphy, Baen Macmurphy, Liam Macmurphy





Trader Joes


The crew from our local Trader Joe's volunteer regularly to make our beach look pristine!





GAF Materials








15 volunteers from GAF Materials Corporation from North Charleston spent the day on Thursday, October 17, 2019 removing 8 bags of trash and additional lumber from the beach! Thank you!











East Carolina Pirates








The Town wishes to recognize the Charleston area alumni of East Carolina University for their recent beach sweep.  The group met in front of the elementary school and picked up litter down to Station 26 Street.  Using the DHEC app the volunteers collected and recorded three bags of debris.  THANK YOU PIRATES!!!!!!”