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Pork & Pearls is Back!

  Daniel Island’s premiere oyster roast is back! Presented by the Daniel Island Property Owners Association Pork & Pearls oyster and pig roast benefiting Windwood Family Services is set for Saturday February 25th, 2017 from 3-7 pm. Join us on the Grand Lawn of the Volvo Car Stadium (formerly Family Circle Cup) for live music, adult libations and all you can eat oysters & BBQ. Your kids will be constantly entertained by our wide array of activities in our kids zone. From gaming truck to jump castle to petting zoo we have all ages geared up for an afternoon of fun.
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40 Days of Giveaways! Enter to Win TODAY!

Join us as we celebrate the Cooper River Bridge Run’s 40th Anniversary with 40 Days of Giveaways! Your purchase of a raffle ticket enters you into the drawing for each day with the final prize being a Subaru Impreza! You can win more than once and the prizes are amazing! 100% of the proceeds via our website, in person and in office sales benefit the boys and families of Windwood! Enter to WIN today!     Check out the LONG list of Amazing Prizes! February 20: Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy Ride Along and Lunch February 21: Five Loaves – $25 Gift
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Give Online Now to Help a Child In Crisis

Each year Windwood Family Services has the opportunity to touch the lives of not only the boys on our farm but hundreds of families we serve in the community. Your year end gift will insure that we are able to touch these lives and more in the coming year. All donations are 100% tax deductible and with our 93% return to service rate, you can rest assured knowing your gift is going directly towards helping a child in crisis. Our Impact in 2016 31 Boys completed our Residential Treatment Program and were successfully placed with forever families; 33 boys came to
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Help Us Stuff Our Stockings

We nee your help to make our boy’s and families’ holidays bright! Check out our Wish List and see how you can help! Contact Don.Squires@windwoodfarm.org to help! Drop off Location: 900 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Ste. 110 (back of the building)   Movie Tickets Gas Cards Grocery Cards- *you can request for beer, wine, cigarettes to be blocked Gift Cards: Wal-Mart, Target, Old Navy, Payless Shoes Etc. Gift Certificates for exterminator services: Many homes we visit are over run with bugs   Toys: Hula Hoops, Balls (soccer playgournd, basketballs & Footballs) jump ropes Board Games for all ages Doll Babies: All
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Save the Date!

Join the Movement and Give Back November 29th, 2016 As the holiday season brings cash flowing to retail businesses, non-profits deserve to get in on the action too! And we can, thanks to #GivingTuesday! Join our movement to end child abuse and neglect in our state. Commemorate a family member with a gift in their honor, make a donation towards a child or give just because you can! Every gift makes a difference towards healing the affects of abuse and neglect. YOUR GIFT MAKES A DIFFERENCE  A DONATION OF $25 WILL COVER AN OUTING FOR ONE OF OUR BOYS. A
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Volunteer!

Sign up to volunteer for one of our LARGEST and most family friendly fundraisers of the year! The Knights of Columbus 39th Annual Turkey Day Run is Thanksgiving Day, November 24th, 2016 and is a great way to give before your gorge! Sign up to VOLUNTEER and make sure you  note Windwood Farm Home for Children in the “Volunteer Groups/Positions” box of the on-line form in order to be counted as an official volunteer for us!
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CANCELLED!! Due to Hurricane Matthew!

This race has been canceled due to hurricane Matthew. Please stay safe. A 5K Run/Walk through beautiful Carolina Park in Mt. Pleasant to benefit Windwood Farm. Windwood Farm has 110-acre campus along the Wando River in Awendaw. This home is for at risk boys who come from extreme situations. Through help, hope and healing these boys are provided with therapies geared to help them move forward and achieve success in life. Advanced Registration Fee- $20- Adults $10- 15 & under 2 and under Free Race Day Registration Fee-       $25
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Volunteer for IOP Run/ Walk for the Child

VOLUNTEER How about volunteering? We’d love your help!  Mark Windwood Family Services (W Farm) as your charity of choice! Join us as we prepare for our 24th annual race! Help set up the race course or cheer and direct participants on race day! Or you could help with packet stuffing and race material preparations the weeks and days before the race. And, of course, we will need help cleaning up after our fabulous race and post-race party on October 1st!
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2016 Team Hendrick Sertoma Football Classic

2016 Team Hendrick Sertoma Football Classic Johnson Hagood Stadium-Charleston, South Carolina August 11 & 12, 2016 Gates Open 4:30pm~Kick Off 5:30pm #HendrickSertoma  Match-Ups for Thursday, August 11 HOME vs AWAY Ridge Christian vs St. John’s Christian Powder Puff (2 match-ups) Military Magnet vs. Garrett 1st Baptist vs. Palmetto Christian Academy Baptist Hill vs Burke Wando vs Porter Gaud Stratford vs Cane Bay  (2 quarters) Hanahan vs James Island (2 quarters) Match-Ups for Friday, August 12 HOME vs AWAY Coastal Christian vs Faith Christian Powder Puff (2 match-ups) Academic Magnet vs Charleston Charter School of Math and Science Timberland vs St. John’s Oceanside Collegiate
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Party in the Park!

Join Us Every Tuesday Night in June at Waterfront Memorial Park in Mt. Pleasant for the FREE concert series! All proceeds from the Firefly Tent benefit the boys and families of Windwood! Each week we will be raffling off door prizes while enjoying the summer air and listening to great music! Music starts at 6PM. Park opens at 5PM. Shuttles will run from 5PM to 9:30PM The official after party will be at Red’s Ice House each Tuesday night.  Enjoy the free show at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, then head to Shem Creek to keep the party going!
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Lowcountry Giving Day

All donations made today Tuesday, May 3rd will be matched* by Jersey Mike’s Subs and  Jody & Anne Tamsberg. Double the impact you have on a child’s life by making a donation online  or by texting WWF to 33923. Checks can be mailed to Windwood Farm and dated May 3rd to count towards the match as well. Your generous contributions allow us to continue to provide Help, Hope & Healing like we have for so many children and families. See a few of their stories below.      
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We Are The Community That Ends Child Abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The movement against child abuse and neglect starts with a single word: ENOUGH   Cases of child abuse are far too common in our community and throughout our nation. Each day children die as a result of abuse and neglect. We as a community need to say ENOUGH.   Because of their total dependence on others to get their needs met, children are the most vulnerable members of our society. Sadly, in the majority of cases, the adults that children depend on are turning a blind eye to what they see happening or are
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Jersey Mike’s Month Of Giving

Windwood Family Services is joining forces with 11 Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants throughout the Charleston area for the 7th Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to Windwood at any area Jersey Mike’s restaurant. MARK YOUR CALENDARS-  Wednesday March 29th The campaign will culminate in Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” on Wednesday, March 29th, when local Jersey Mike’s restaurants will donate 100 percent of the day’s sales – every single dollar that comes in – to Windwood Family Services!  Throughout the country, on Day of Giving, Jersey Mike’s locations will donate 100 percent of sales to more than
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Pork & Pearls 2016

    Daniel Island’s premiere oyster roast is back! Presented by the Daniel Island Property Owners Association Pork & Pearls oyster and pig roast benefiting Windwood Family Services is set for Saturday February 20, 2016 from 3-7pm. Join us on the Grand Lawn of the Volvo Cars Stadium (formerly Family Circle Cup) for live music, adult libations and all you can eat oysters & BBQ. Your kids will be constantly entertained by our wide array of activities in our kids zone. From gaming truck to jump castle to petting zoo we have all ages geared up for an afternoon of fun.
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Vouch! for us This December!

Vouch Connects Charleston Businesses, Residents & Causes in Giving Tuesday Initiative JAMES CRAWFORD Vouch – a mobile application that connects local businesses, residents and causes – is having its national launch in the Charleston area and has announced a massive giving initiative  to celebrate International Giving Day on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Vouch is the new way for causes to raise money and support, local businesses to show they care and people to help their favorite cause while they shop. By downloading the Vouch app from iTunes or Google Play, local residents can direct a small contribution to their favorite cause every time they check
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December 1st- #GivingTuesday

  Join the Movement & Give Back December 1st, 2015 As the holiday season brings cash flowing to retail businesses, non-profits are getting in on the action through #GivingTuesday. Your support means we can continue to provide our kids and families with the Help, Hope and Healing they need to continue living productive lives in our community. Make a contribution today Want to Fundraise on our Behalf? Its as easy as setting up a Facebook page. Click here to create your own Everyday Hero Page and collect donations on behalf of the boys and families of Windwood! Share your page
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Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble

Run & Raise The Turkey Day Run’s mission is to raise money for local charities. This year they hope to raise $10,000 more and we need your help! Each year, a portion of the proceeds from the run are donated to non-profit organizations in the Charleston area. Last year, the Turkey Day Run gave money to more than 30 charities including Windwood and we hope to make this year more successful than the last.  For 2015, in addition to the Charity Connection Program, The Turkey Day Run has partnered with Everydayhero to offer online fundraising as part of the racing experience.  To
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Windwood Island Jam – A Benefit to Celebrate Windwood’s 30th Anniversary

When: Saturday October 17th 3pm- 1am Where: The Windjammer on Isle of Palms The Windjammer and Awendaw Green are proud to present a benefit to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Windwood Family Services Sat Oct 17th on the Isle of Palms. Please join us for a day of local original music and the best views in Charleston.Windwood Farms was established 30 years ago and is dedicated to providing help, hope, and healing through behavioral, educational, and therapeutic interventions which enhance social functioning and well-being, ensures safety, and works to achieve positive permanency for children and families in our community. Join
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45th Annual Sertoma Football Classic

“Kids Helping Kids” In the 45 years the Classic has been held, Sertoma has been able to return nearly 4 million dollars to local community charities and has helped high school cheerleaders purchase team uniforms, etc. The Classic has become the traditional kick-off to the local high school football season! Held this year on August 13th and 14th at the Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Stadium the Classic is set to be the best yet. Four, eight man teams have been added to the line up as well as 8 Powder puff matches.  Buy your tickets online or from your favorite participating high
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Be a Summer Santa! Help Us Fulfill our Wishlist

Its never to early to start thinking about the needs of families we serve. This time of year we often hit a lull in donations, yet our caseload in our out-reach program still exceed 100+ families. In addition to those families we have 27 boys living on the farm who are gearing up to head back to school in August! Click on our SUMMER SANTA to read our Wish list and see how you can help! If you are able to be a Summer Santa please contact meg.leisey@windwoodfarm.org or debra.hanna@windwoodfarm.org  or Drop off at: 900 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Suite 110, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
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This JUST IN!

iHeart America Festival Thursday – July 2, 2015 Boone Hall Plantation   STARRING EASTON CORBIN Come see Windwood Farm at the Firefly Tent! iHeart Media Charleston – WEZL 103.5 – and Boone Hall Plantation are teaming up to present one of country music’s most dynamic rising stars – Easton Corbin – Thursday July 2nd. Easton will be performing all his hits, but we are excited to announce that this event will be one of the first venues he will be performing songs from his new album, “About To Get Real” which will be available for the first time earlier that week on
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Party in the Park 2015 Lineup

PARTY IN THE PARK LINE-UP: TUESDAY, JUNE 2ND  —     Dan + Shay TUESDAY, JUNE 9TH  —        Kelsea Ballerini & John King TUESDAY, JUNE 16TH    —    Canaan Smith & Mo Pitney TUESDAY, JUNE 23RD  —    Chase Bryant & Craig Wayne Boyd TUESDAY, JUNE 30TH    —    Kristian Bush & Mickey Guyton DAN + SHAY: Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney met in Nashville in December of 2012 and immediately started writing songs together.   Within a few months, they signed a deal with Warner/Chappell Music.    Less than a year after meeting, in October 2013, the duo released their first song, “19 You
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Party in the Park is Back!

Get Ready.  Party in the Park is back June 2, 2015! See the lineup Here! Visit us at the Firefly Tent. All proceeds from Firefly sales go to Windwood Family Services! Every Tuesday in June following the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market meet us at Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park for “Party in the Park”, WEZL’s free concert series! The official after party will be at Red’s Ice House on Shem Creek each Tuesday night. Come on Over! Every Tuesday Night in June 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23 and 6/30 Music starts at 6:00pm at Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park Lawnchairs and blankets are permitted please, no
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Save the Date May 5th!

        About Lowcountry Giving Day Lowcountry Giving Day is our local 24-hour online giving challenge. This challenge is designed to encourage our friends and neighbors to support their favorite causes and organizations right here in the Lowcountry. To celebrate the centennial of community foundations nationwide and Coastal Community Foundation’s 40th anniversary, we participated in a national effort, Give Local America, on May 6, 2014, to kickstart our first Lowcountry Giving Day, raising more than $4 million from thousands of donors for dozens of nonprofits. Q: Where do I go to make a donation on Lowcountry Giving Day?
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Run for the Boys!

Giving back to our community is an important part of the Cooper River Bridge Run.  Each and every participant has an opportunity to run for something more and fund raise for Windwood Family Services.  Our partnership with everydayhero, a service of Charleston’s own Blackbaud, helps runners create their own fundraising page, tell their story and support Windwood.  Register to Run Here Remember to choose Windwood as your charity of Choice!
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Sommelier Smackdown is Back!

Tuesday, April 21 Harborside East 6:30- til 9:30                                          If you think Sommeliers are all frilly, posh, and high-brow, think again. The sleeves will be rolled up, the corks popped, and the pairing wars will begin. While educating our guests on creating the perfect pairing in a friendly competitive atmosphere, Advanced Sommelier’s Patrick Emerson and Brad Ball will be returning for a rematch.  Both will be grappling for the satisfaction and agreement of your taste buds. Who will be center stage for
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