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LOR hosts many childrens events throughout the year.  Through movie matinees, Wild Blue Ropes, birthday bowling celebrations and days out exploring the harbor, LOR aims to show all children they are valued.  LOR’s two signature Children’s Events are Beach Day and Make A Child Happy Day.

August 17, 2019

LOR hosts  “Beach Day” each summer at Folly Beach for children in foster care & group homes. Please note that all volunteers for this event must be 21 years of age or older and have a cleared  SLED Criminal Record Check , prior to the day of the event to participate. Beach Day is supported by Chick-Fil-A, Dunkin’ Donuts, First Baptist Church,  Folly Beach Chair Company, Isla Surf School, Kona Ice, MAHLE, Longshore Boats, and Texas Roadhouse.

**Volunteer slots are currently FULL at this time.

Check out photos from Beach Day 2018: HERE


November 9, 2019

**Volunteer slots are currently FULL at this time.

Each year, LOR hosts “Make A Child Happy Day” which is a carnival-themed event where children in foster care and group homes get to join us for a fun day of food, games, rides, face painting, dancing, and more! Please note that all volunteers for this event must be 21 years of age or older and have a cleared SLED Criminal Record Check, prior to the day of the event to participate. Make A Child Happy Day is supported by Access Portable Toilets Inc., Ashley Bakery, Burden Creek Dairy, Brushfire Collective, Charleston Balloon Company, Charleston County Water System, Charleston Riverdogs, Chick-Fil-A, Dunkin’ Donuts, North Charleston Fire Department, Texas Roadhouse, Who Needs Heroes, and Will & Kris Amusements.

If you would like to help put a smile on a child’s face and volunteer, please contact Christina Lope at

Check out photos from Make A Child Happy Day 2018: HERE

“It was such a pleasure to be a part of your event and to see the wonderful services and support you provide children in the community. Please let me know when the next event is scheduled and I’ll definitely volunteer again and again.” ~Friend Gray

LOR’s Children’s Events are generously supported by: Folly Beach Chair CompanyIsla Surf School

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