Community events

Volunteer Your Time

Donating Our Time

  • Camp Gravatt - ongoing

    If you have interest in volunteering at Camp Gravatt, please contact Ms. Lauri SoJourner, Executive Director at (803)648-1817.  
  • FOTAS ~ ongoing

    FOTAS (Friends of the Animal Shelter) is a 501(c)(3) public charity, all volunteer organization, whose mission is to support the Aiken County Animal Shelter by promoting animal welfare and responsible pet ownership so that one day, no adoptable animals will ever need to be euthanized in the shelter.  There are many ways in which you can help. Volunteer as a dog walker, play with cats (they love laser pointers!), adopt a homeless pet, be a short-term foster animal parent, donate blankets or food, assist with fundraising events and more. For further information call
    803-514-4313 or email info@FOTASAiken. org OR visit
  • Aiken Equine Rescue ~ ongoing

    Aiken Equine Rescue also needs you! You can adopt or foster a horse, work with the horses as a volunteer, walking them, cleaning the stables, currying them, etc. For further information, call 803-643-1850 or visit
  • Meals on Wheels Needs YOU ~ ongoing

    Meals on Wheels, an organization providing prepared meals to those in need, urgently needs volunteers. For Volunteer information: Contact the Nutrition Director, Jill Bright at 803-648-5447 Ext. 2260 or email [email protected] They also have information on their website at  The Aiken Senior LIfe Services is located at 1310 E. Pine Log Road.
  • Christ Central Ministries of Aikenongoing

    Christ Central Ministries of Aiken seeks volunteers for a variety of activities.  They also need donated items.  Please review the list provided and then either call the Director, Judy Floyd  at 803-640-1708 or email her at [email protected] for more information or questions. Christ Central Ministries document
  • Nurture Home ~ ongoing

    This program sponsored by the Mental Health America of Aiken County seeks volunteers for the following activities:
    • Reading with children or book club with women
    • Cooking lessons
    • Vegetable garden maintenance
    • "Adopt a room" projects for room makeovers
    • Tutoring for school aged children 
    • They welcome other ideas to expose women to hobbies and lifestyles that will strengthen them and help them succeed.  Click here for the website

  • Trinity Hospiceongoing

    Trinity Hospice is looking for volunteers to fill a number of positions.  Please contact Cynthia Lape, RN, BSN, Volunteer Coordinator at 803-641-8220 for specific details.

  • Aiken Historical Museum ~ date to be assigned

    Aiken Historical Museum is looking for volunteers to do light cleaning. ANC has volunteered to assist with this endeavor in October.  Once a date has been assigned, members will be contacted and asked to sign up if interested. 

  • Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Center

    Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Center (OLVCC) is looking for volunteers in the following categories: Caseworkers, Receptionist & Voicemail Persons, GED Tutors, and Food Pantry Helpers.

    OLVCC is a rural multipurpose community center established to minister to the needs of the poor in Horse Creek Valley, Aiken County, SC.  They currently provide financial assistance for utility and medication (Monday, Wednesday & Friday by appointment only), food pantry (Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) and GED Program (Tuesday & Thursday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.), as well as a sub-site for the Aiken Area Council on Aging Senior Program (5 days a week from 9 a.m. to noon.  If you are interested in volunteering your time to this organization, please contact Ms. Joely Leguizamon, site administrator.  Her phone number is 803-270-4646. You may also call the center's answering service at 803-593-2623.

  • Saratoga WarHorse (SWH) ~ ongoing

    After Anne Campbell spoke at a recent ANC luncheon, many members were interested in volunteer opportunities for this worthy organization.  Following is a list of their current needs:

    • Grant Writer - Contact is Mary Katherine Philipp, Community Relations Director at 803-221-5599 or [email protected].

    • Host dinner parties for 12-15 veterans while they here in Aiken.  Contact is Dorothy Ridley 803-599-8288.

    • Provide lunches for veterans.  Contact is Mary Katherine Philipp, Community Relations Director at 803-221-5599 or [email protected].

      NOTE:  Veterans do not come to Aiken July - September as our hot summers are not good for the horses.


President -                 Amy Connolley                                                            

Vice President -         Open            

Co-Treasurers -        Lucy Sutter                

                                     Lee Rand