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An Inside Look at Palmetto Place

Today’s post comes from Victoria Infinger, our communications intern.   You’ve heard our mission statement: Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter provides a safe and nurturing environment for abused and neglected children and unaccompanied teens, offering them a broad range of services concentrating on personal healing and development. The shelter is open 24 hours each day of the… Read more »

The Teen’s Big Bus Adventure

The Teen’s Big Bus Adventure So we’re going on a bus ride! The city bus, that is. Learning to ride the bus and knowing about banks and bank accounts are part of our Teen Life Skills program here at Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter. Tomorrow, April 4, we’re taking on this challenge. It’s just as much… Read more »

The Artist’s First Show

It was great to see so many of you at our Sweet & Savory fundraiser last week. What a fun event – and we raised lots of money for Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter. The event was a particularly special moment for one of our teenagers. When she first arrived several months ago, I couldn’t believe that an… Read more »

Forever Home

Note: Today’s blog post is from a special guest, Ms. Tori Sizemore, Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2013. In the mind of every child is a dream; the one thing that towers above every other desire and expectation. Such fantasies are rarely forgotten or achieved. My childhood dream- my heartfelt prayer- was to have a… Read more »

Behind the Magical Door

Hi, friends! Today’s post comes from Jill, our counselor… During an afternoon therapy group with all of the residents, I was pleasantly surprised at how great our kids are at critical thinking. The activity started with each kid having a sheet of sketch paper, crayons, and good listening ears. I read them a paragraph that… Read more »