CCDP Annual School Supply Drive

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Reminder: CCDP Annual School Supply Drive

Many Lowcountry children need our help to be properly supplied for the school year. Please contribute to CCDP’s school supply drive before August 12. You can drop off newly purchased supplies at the locations listed above, or you are encouraged to make a cash donation by clicking on the button below.  We will be partnering with local groups to supply backpacks and other supplies for 1,000 Charleston-area students

Contribute to the Charleston County School Supply Drive


Emerge SC 2022 Signature Program Is Open

Over the past five years, Emerge has trained 113 Democratic women to run for office in South Carolina and currently has over eleven women up and down the ballot for the 2022 midterm elections. 

The signature program spans over six months and trains women in the tools and skills needed to successfully run for office. Applications are open and can be completed through the button below.

About Emerge

Signature Program Application


You Can Still Get Ready for Some Riverdogs Baseball!

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Donate to Help Support CCDP

We try to advertise our events in this newsletter and online, but there are many additional activities that the CCDP engages in to elect local Democrats and support our community. Please consider donating to help keep the CCDP office open, train and support candidates and fund events in the Lowcountry. With the 2022 election just months away, it is more important than ever to make sure we have the resources we need to succeed!

Donate to Support CCDP and Elect Democrats


Upcoming Events

SUN
AUG14
PM
CCDP Night at the Riverdogs!

Get ready for CCDP Night at the RiverDogs! Join us on August 14th, when we will serve unlimited hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, watermelon, and lemonade, water and soda, plus great seats for the big game! Kids 3 and under are free. Seating is limited, so get your tickets today! You can purchase tickets by RSVPing below:

RSVP Here>
THU
AUG18
6:30PM
CCDP Monthly Meeting

We are back to meeting in person! If you would like to attend this month’s meeting in person, please meet us Downtown at the Charleston County Main Public Library. We will meet in the library’s auditorium.If you wish to join via Zoom, please make sure you RSVP to receive the link.

Charleston County Main Public LibraryRSVP Here>

2022 Candidate Information

2022 CHARLESTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES

State Level Offices:
Governor:
Joe Cunningham (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)

U.S. Senate:
Krystle Matthews (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)

Secretary of State: Peggy Butler (WebsiteDonations)

State Superintendent of Education:
Lisa Ellis (WebsiteInstagramTwitterDonations)


United States Congress:
SC-1: Dr. Annie Andrews (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)

SC-6:
Majority Whip James “Jim” E. Clyburn (WebsiteInstagram;  FacebookTwitterDonations)

South Carolina State House
15: Representative JA Moore (WebsiteFacebookTwitterDonations)
80: Donna Brown Newton (WebsiteFacebookTwitterDonations)
109: Representative Deon Tedder (WebsiteFacebookTwitter)
110: Ellis Roberts (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
111: Representative Wendell Gilliard (Facebook)
112: Dave Artushin (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
113: Representative Marvin Pendarvis 
114: Michelle Brandt (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
115: Representative Spencer Wetmore (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
116: Representative Chardale Murray (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
119: Representative Leon Stavrinakis (WebsiteFacebookTwitter)

Charleston County Council:
5: Councilman Teddie Pryor (Facebook)
8: Councilwoman Anna Johnson (WebsiteFacebookDonations)
9: Dylan Tullberg

Charleston County Probate Judge:
Tamara Cunningham Curry (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)

Charleston County Register of Deeds:
Karen Hollings (WebsiteDonations)

Give Back

Blessing Box Donations Needed!
Please consider donating to our CCDP Blessing Box. You can #StockTheBox at any time, or drop off items to the office during office hours or by appointment. Our community members appreciate and depend on our kindness!

A few things to remember when donating Blessing Box items:

  • DO donate non-perishable items that will hold up in the weather
    • example: canned vegetables and meats/fish, sauces in jars, boxes of rice or pasta
    • protip: donate items that don’t require milk/butter/oil to prepare, get cans with pop-tops that don’t require can openers
  • DO donate small personal care items that will fit in the blessing box
    • example toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant,
  • DO NOT donate any open or expired items.

Lowcountry Period Project Supplies Needed!
Did you know that our volunteers build period packs in support of the Homeless Period Project? The project provides pre-made kits for homeless shelters and nurse’s offices at Title IX schools in the Lowcountry. These items are a luxury to homeless women and girls and many are forced to choose between hygiene and food. Please consider donating the following items so we can continue to support this amazing project!
-individually-wrapped feminine pads
-individually-wrapped tampons
-individually-wrapped wipes
-individually-wrapped panty liners

Thanks again for your generosity!

Our office has limited public hours due to COVID, but if you are dropping off donations, you can email wecare@charlestondemocrats.com to arrange a drop off time.

Contribute

BUY SOME MERCHANDISE TO SUPPORT CCDP!

Please support CCDP (and help elect Democrats) by buying one of our t-shirts, water bottles, Koozies, bags, and pint glasses!

BUY SOME COOL STUFF & SUPPORT CCDP


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The mission of the Charleston County Democratic Party is to educate and encourage participation in the political process by people of all backgrounds who support Democratic principles. Funds garnered from this participation will be used to help elect Democratic candidates and to support Democratic programs.

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