Philanthropy Week

The 7th annual all-school Philanthropy Week is November 7 - 11, 2016 with a series of events and programs celebrating the spirit of giving.

It is an opportunity for the entire Porter-Gaud family to come together, live our mission, and gain a greater understanding of philanthropy and giving back in our Charleston community. This unique experience involves all Porter-Gaud students, families, faculty, and staff members.

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Philanthropy Week Events

MONDAY: All-School Assembly and Philanthropy Week Kick-Off

TUESDAY: Tradition Tuesday - Porter-Gaud was founded on the philanthropy. During Chapel, Upper School students will learn about this 149-year-old tradition and the legacy of our founder, Reverend Dr. Anthony Toomer Porter.

WEDNESDAY: Why Give Wednesday - During Chapel, our Middle School and Lower School students will learn about the power of philanthropy and the legacy of our founder, Reverend Dr. Anthony Toomer Porter.

THURSDAY: Thankful Thursday - All across campus, thank you tags will identify elements of campus and the Porter-Gaud educational experience made possible by the generosity of philanthropy and our donors.

FRIDAY: All-School Community Service Projects - From 10:25 a.m. - 12:05 p.m., students participate in hands-on service projects partnering by grade level. Friday is also Veteran's Day and all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to wear red, white and blue!

  • 12th and 6th grades - Warm Blankets, Giving Hearts - The Stadium
  • 11th and 5th grades - Kick it Forward for Cameroon - The Wendell Center
  • 10th and 4th grades - Book Connection - Auditorium
  • 9th and 3rd grades - Bouquets of Cheer - The Green
  • 8th and 2nd grades - Caring for Veterans - Washington Hall
  • 7th and 1st grades - MUSC Children's Hospital - Fishburne Gym

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