Our work allows us the opportunity to work with a wide range of individuals, professionals, and decision makers. Beginnings SC has something for everyone, and there is always something happening!

If you want to be part of our work and help us fulfill our vision that every South Carolina child who is deaf or hard of hearing will reach his or her fullest potential, we hope that you will consider one of our opportunities to get involved below!

Donate to Make It Visible!

Join Beginnings SC’s campaign to increase the visibility, and the identification, of children with hearing loss. It is estimated that over 10,000 children in SC have a permanent hearing loss, but remain invisible and without intervention.  Your donation shines the light on children with a hearing loss in South Carolina and their families. Are you ready to give the power of visibility?

Double Your Dollars by having your employer match your donation. Simply donate to Beginnings SC and see if your company will match your gift. Doubling Your Dollars is simple! Donate to Beginnings SC and see whether your place of work will match your gift. Be sure to let us know that your matching gift is on the way by contacting our office: info@scbegin.org or 803-216-1171.

Please use the following information to complete the Double Your Dollars donation with your place of work:

Tax Identification Number: 460605246

Mailing Address: Beginnings SC, 437 Center Street, West Columbia, SC 29169

Learn ASL

So, what do you want to learn? That is left up to your resources, your time, your reason for learning signs or another language, and more. Click below for some good resources to get you started!

Partner with Us

Let’s take our work to the next level in South Carolina by partnering together. Together we can make an even larger difference in the lives of children, parents, and families with hearing loss. Get the answers to why you should partner with us, and then contact us to partner.

Follow Us

Our social media networks provide great resources and ideas that are important to families with hearing loss and anyone wanting to learn more. Be sure you’re getting great information daily – be a friend of ours on Facebook and check out our other social media networks.  Knowledge is power!

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Get information delivered straight to your inbox about everything Beginnings SC is up to and find additional opportunities to make change happen.


We have a range of volunteer opportunities. We would love for you to get involved and to help us fulfill our vision that every South Carolina child who is deaf or hard of hearing will reach his or her highest potential! Check out our volunteer opportunities and how you can help make a difference.

Serve on Our Wine Down Planning Committee

We are preparing for our annual fundraising event, Wine Down with Beginnings! If you would like to make a greater difference in the lives of families with hearing loss by helping us throw this fundraiser, consider serving on our Planning Committee!

Serve on Our Board

We are ready to expand our Board of Directors to increase Beginnings SC’s capacity in South Carolina.  There are currently 2 seats for new Board Members. If you would like to make a greater difference in the lives of families with hearing loss, consider applying to serve on our Board.

Support Beginnings with Amazon Smile

Purchase items on Amazon through AmazonSmile so that Amazon donates money to Beginnings!

Participate in Our Project on the Many Faces of SC Deaf/Hard of Hearing Residents

Who Are the Residents in SC who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing? A difference in hearing happens in the ear, unnoticeable by the majority of people. What happens? Most of the general public aren’t aware of the large community in SC, full of people who have one thing in common = hearing loss. So, who are the Faces of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in SC?