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GIVE Program Second Quarter Donations and Third Quarter Recipients Announced



Crescent Homes’ philanthropic program, GIVE, concluded another successful quarter with $23,000 given to local Charleston groups from April-June 2018. Since launching in 2017, the program continues to support the company’s mission to go beyond the standard by shedding light on these worthy organizations and gifting over $112,250 to nonprofits throughout the tri-county area.

Conceived by Crescent Homes’ founder and CEO Ted Terry, GIVE aims to give back to the community by donating $250 for every home sale to a local Charleston organization. Five new organizations are selected each quarter, and homebuyers are able to choose which group will receive a donation in their honor.

“The goal of GIVE is twofold: in addition to supporting our local Charleston community financially, we aim to spread awareness to a wide variety of nonprofits. By facilitating relationships between local organizations, our homebuyers, and the general public, GIVE encourages involvement and recognition. Our hope is that these relationships continue on long after each home sale.”

-Ted Terry, Owner & CEO

Crescent Homes selects a wide range of organizations, drawing attention to a diverse range of sectors within the nonprofit relm. In the year’s 2nd quarter, Crescent Homes donated a total of

$23,000 to the following local Charleston nonprofits:

  • $4,000 to the Charleston County’s First Steps
  • $4,000 to the Charleston Parks Conservancy
  • $6,000 to the Charleston Chapter of Heros on the Water
  • $4,000 to Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach
  • $5,000 to Summerville Royal Family Kids Camp

“In addition to supporting those well-known Charleston nonprofits making memorable progress in the lowcountry, we work to discover and support new and smaller groups as well, bringing awareness to their cause and helping to share their mission.”

-Ted Terry, Owner & CEO

Crescent Homes announcing the following recipients to receive donations in the upcoming third quarter:

Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding

Located on Johns Island, CATR works with 100+ volunteers to empower children and adults with disabilities, as well as wounded veterans, through therapeutic horsemanship.

Charleston Moves

The group responsible for Wonders Way, the bike and pedestrian path along the Arthur Ravenel Bridge, continues to advocate for safe and easy biking and walking outlets in Charleston.

Fields to Families

Fields to Families distributes fresh produce to families in need through relationships with local farms, farmers markets, and from their vegetable garden in Moncks Corner.

Gavalas Kolanko Foundation

The Gavalas Kolanko Foundation provides scholarships and financial aid to college students with disabilities through fundraising, including the James Island Connector Run.

We are Family

We Are Family supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex (LGBTQQI), and straight ally youth, offering a safe space through weekly support groups, advocacy, and leadership opportunities.

“The local Charleston community has continually supported us as we’ve grown over the past decade, and we feel fortunate to now be in a position to return this support.”

-Ted Terry, Owner & CEO

About Crescent Homes

Charleston’s largest private homebuilder was founded by Ted Terry, a fifth generation homebuilder, with a vision and passion for designing homes and communities that evoke the charm of the Lowcountry. For more information call 843-466-5000 or visit, or

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