South Carolina

People in South Carolina care about kids here in the United States and around the world.

Last year, 1,077 advocates in the Palmetto State pledged to support a presidential candidate who would invest in kids.

From expanding preschool for kids in the U.S. to ensuring children survive and thrive around the world, South Carolina’s advocates are the voice for children.

There are countless ways you can raise your voice for kids! Our activists post information and actions to their social media pages, staff booths at community events, meet with elected officials and even ask presidential candidates questions about how they would work to help children.

Plus, joining in our work will positively impact your life as well as the lives of children in South Carolina and beyond.

Upcoming Events

Columbia June Community Action Team Meeting

Panera Bread, Columbia (map) June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Would you like to create real change for kids? Join us for our monthly volunteer meeting to learn how!

We’ll discuss our upcoming campaigns and volunteer opportunities. This month we’ll be focusing on global maternal and child health and how to engage with elected officials during the August recess.

Our monthly meetings are open to all! Whether you just heard about Save the Children Action Network and want to lean more or you’re a seasoned volunteer, we’d love to see you there!

Refreshments provided. RSVP below to let us know you’re coming!

Volunteer at Soda City

Soda City Market (map) July 15 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

On Saturday, July 15 Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) will set up a booth at the Soda City Market in Columbia. We will urge passersby to use their voices for kids by signing a petition or volunteering with SCAN, and we need your help!


Saturday, July 15, 8:30am1:30pm at 1500 Main Street, Columbia

Come talk to folks about what we do and how they can help us improve the lives of kids in South Carolina and around the world.

We have two shifts available. Volunteer today!

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Campaign Materials

We want to help you be an effective voice for kids. Below are resources to help you take action in your community.

Join Us

Contact your local Save the Children Action Network staff member to learn how you can be a voice for kids.

Katy Seppi
Mobilization Manager, South Carolina

Katy Seppi is a Licensed Master Social Worker who specializes in grassroots organizing, advocacy and management. Prior to joining SCAN, she worked as an organizer for an education nonprofit, training volunteers and connecting them to opportunities to use their voice to create change for kids. Over the past eight years she has worked with individuals and nonprofits on a variety of social justice issues.

Katy grew up in Utah before moving to Georgia where she received her MSW degree from the University of Georgia. She currently lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

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