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We're on a our mission to ensure that every child starts school ready to reach their highest potential. Join us. Your contribution will make a life-changing difference for young children in need. There's more than one way to give:

Deliver brand-new books to kids on MLK Day. Give by January 22 and your gift will be matched 60% by our partners at Usborne Books & More, extending your generosity even further. All donations will go directly towards new, high-quality books for children in First Steps 4K classrooms across the state. Donate to this special campaign here.

Support programs that matter to you. Designate your gift to literacy or parenting programs, and 100% of your donation will go towards the cause you care most about.

Give locally. Make an impact in your community by designating your donation to the First Steps partnership in your county.


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South Carolina First Steps is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, making your donation tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

To donate by mail, please fill out the donation form and send your check or money order payable to:

South Carolina First Steps
1300 Sumter Street
Columbia, SC 29201