Sixth Annual Charleston Basket Brigade Assembled and Delivered 3,050 Thanksgiving Meals to Lowcountry Families In Need

WOW! The 6th Annual Charleston Basket Brigade raised nearly $100,000 and delivered boxes of Thanksgiving meals yesterday to 3,050 Lowcountry families (approximately 20,000 residents). More than 1000 individuals, area businesses, non-profits, schools and organizations participated in the largest community Thanksgiving charity effort in the Lowcountry by fundraising and assembling and delivering meals to families on November 26th.

We want to thank every single person in the community that made The Charleston Basket Brigade happen from businesses and organizations to individuals in the community. We can’t thank you enough. So many local businesses, friends and kind-hearted organizations joined in on our effort this year donating money, resources and their time to make this ossible. We are so grateful.

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CBB Founders Pam Hartley and Michelle Scarafile are finalists in 7th Annual Giving Back Awards!

We are so thrilled to announce that the Charleston Basket Brigade co-founders Michelle Scarafile and Pam Hartley are one of three finalists in the Community Catalyst category of the 7th Annual Giving Back Awards!
The Giving Back Awards is known as the Oscars of Lowcountry Giving! This event highlights the great works of businesses and people behind charities in the Charleston community. This year’s awards will go to individuals or organizations selected by a panel of judges in the following categories: Volunteer, Business, Community Catalyst, and Nonprofit of the Year.
“Michelle and I are so honored to be nominated for this award on behalf of the thousands of community members, business partners, friends and families that make this event happen every year. It would not be possible without the unwavering support and contributions of Carolina One Real Estate, Piggly Wiggly, Communities in Schools, my incredible team at Momentum Marketing and an army of selfless volunteers and donors. We all come together in the spirit of making Thanksgiving special for thousands of families in need throughout the Lowcountry and our concerted effort spreads gratitude in so many directions. It’s an amazing cause we’re proud to be a part of,” said Hartley.

“We truly believe that when a community comes together to make a difference, magic happens. The Charleston Basket Brigade is proof positive. We’re humbled by this nomination and share it with every single person involved,” added Scarafile.
The Giving Back Awards gala will be a televised red carpet awards ceremony (presented by TD Bank) on Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Charleston Music Hall beginning at 7pm. The event will be televised live on WCBD News Channel 2.
To purchase tickets and get more information on the awards, nominees and after-party visit,