Sponsors Needed for PalmettoPride’s Annual Francis Marion Cleanup

Columbia, SC (November 2017) – The Francis Marion National Forest Cleanup is an annual event in February that brings together more than 300 volunteers for a one-day event to pick up litter from one of the state’s most popular outdoor recreational areas. The event hosts, PalmettoPride and the USDA Forest Service, have brought in new supporting organizations including The Nature Conservancy and the Palmetto Conservation Foundation along with long time partners Keep North Charleston Beautiful and Keep Charleston Beautiful. We are looking for the business community to join the event as sponsors.

This event is a great opportunity for businesses to show their support for a cleaner environment by providing sponsorship dollars and in-kind gifts. Various levels are available and are tax deductible. Each company participating will receive quality recognition for their support of the event. Please know that any amount you are able to contribute will greatly assist in the cleanup efforts.

The 11th annual Francis Marion National Forest Cleanup will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. The event is coordinated by the USDA Forest Service, PalmettoPride, Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority and Charleston County.

For more information about the cleanup or ways to get involved please visit PalmettoPride’s website or contact Scott Morgan at smorgan@palmettopride.org.

For more information on PalmettoPride, please contact Sarah Lyles at slyles@palmettopride.org or 803-758-6034.

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PalmettoPride is South Carolina’s litter prevention and beautification 501 C 3 nonprofit organization. We engage citizens to take an active role in keeping their communities clean and beautiful. Our programs have helped reduce litter by more than 60% by raising awareness of the issue and changing the attitude towards littering. For more information, please visit www.palmettopride.org.