Community of Character Service Day

April 1, 2017

Join us for the 17th annual observance of Community of Character Service Day, which brings together residents of all ages for a variety of volunteer and service projects. Started in 2000 by former Mayor Stan Shealy, the event fosters community pride and serves as a constant reminder of the benefits of giving back to your local community.

We have volunteers of all ages from area schools, churches, business, civic groups, and individuals that came out to support a wide range of projects, including area clean ups, beautification, supporting the elderly, helping youth, and feeding the poor.

Please sign up your group with the form below and email to Capt. Troy Crump: tcrump@chapinsc.com by March 20.

We will have a Volunteer Thank You Lunch at noon, Saturday, April 1 for everyone who helped take on a project. The lunch will be held at Crooked Creek Park, 1098 Old Lexington Hwy.

Project Sign Up Form

2016 Community Service Day photos

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Community Service Project Ideas

There are a number of ways you can make a difference in Chapin. Here some ideas your group might want to consider:
  • Clean up a local park, school campus or church grounds
  • Collect food for We Care
  • Donate books to local library
  • Host a charity car wash
  • Make birthday cards for shut-ins or seniors
  • Perform a play or concert at a senior center
  • Plant trees and flowers
  • Read to young people or seniors
  • Sponsor a recycling contest
  • Wash windows for elderly residents