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History and Accomplishments

Our gratitude is endless.

None of what has been accomplished in our first 30 years would have been possible without the support we have received from our generous donors and dedicated volunteers. For every dollar and material donated, for every East Cooper Home Store donation and purchase and for every minute of time invested in our mission - THANK YOU! As we look to the next 30 years, we are excited to meet future homeowners, new volunteers and donors as we continue to work tirelessly to transform our community.

History and Accomplishments

East Cooper Habitat for Humanity was established on January 31st through a small group of dedicated volunteers at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church and a land donation from the Town of Mount Pleasant.

Through much faith and hard work, the organization's first home was completed in March.

The organization celebrated the completion of its 10th home in September in the Greenhill community of Mount Pleasant.

East Cooper Habitat for Humanity grew with the hiring of its first Executive Director. 

In Mount Pleasant's Greenhill community, the 25th East Cooper Habitat family moved into their completed home in February.

Some staff members and community members embarked on the first affiliate Habitat for Humanity International mission trip to La Ceiba, Honduras.

Formerly known as "The East Cooper Habitat for Humanity ReStore", the retail store associated with the East Cooper Habitat for Humanity affiliate opened its doors for the first time in its first location on Ben Sawyer Boulvard in Mount Pleasant.

15 years of providing quality housing in the community was celebrated with the organization's first gala held at Blackbaud in October. 

East Cooper Habitat for Humanity's largest community of 14 houses called "Hope Row" in Mount Pleasant was completed.

The first East Cooper Habitat for Humanity Apostles Build was completed in February in the Mount Pleasant Bobo Road community in partnership with The Church of the Holy Cross, Christ Our King Catholic Church, Friendship AME Church, God's Way Healing and Worship Center, Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, Olive Branch AME Church, Stella Maris Catholic Church and Sunrise Presbyterian Church.

The first East Cooper Habitat for Humanity Builders Blitz in partnership with Structures Building Company, I'On Group, John Wieland Homes and Communities resulted in the building and completion of four homes on McAdams Court in Mount Pleasant.

Also on McAdams Court was the completion of the organization's 50th home in July.

Bulls Bay was the course well played by golfers at the organization's first golf tournament in April. 

East Cooper Habitat for Humanity builds its first Net Zero Energy home on Kent Street in Mount Pleasant in partnership with the East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club.

In November, East Cooper Habitat for Humanity completed its 75th home.

East Cooper Habitat for Humanity celebrates its 30th anniversary!