Palmetto Works is a Faith Based Nonprofit Organization

Our goal is the successful implementation of projects addressing the educational, social, spiritual and economic needs of our community.



Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021, is a worldwide celebration of radical generosity. In our country Giving Tuesday follows Black Friday, Local Saturday, and Cyber Monday in the hopes that generous shoppers will become generous givers.

We hope that you will take this opportunity to support Palmetto Works Community Development Corporation by becoming a generous donor to all of our community building efforts: Palmetto Kids; Palmetto Youth Leadership Academy; and CHOPS Produce. Thank you!

Our Mission

To help children, adolescents, and adults do their age and developmentally appropriate work through Palmetto Kids Music & Arts Academy, Work-It-Out Leadership Academy, and C.H.O.P.S.


Culinary and Hospitality Operatives Prepared to Serve

Join us at CHOPS as where we are living the gospel of health. Our aim to provide fresh fruits & vegetables to this USDA certified food desert and to alleviate poor health & obesity. Come and learn.

Palmetto Kids!

Educational, Social, Spiritual, and Economic Needs of Youth

The goal is to make a positive impact on our community through servicing our community.

Work It Out Leadership Academy

Dropout Prevention

A year-round dropout prevention mentoring program for middle and high school students.

100% Local

Palmetto Works focuses on ways to improve our local community with programs and initiatives meant to address problems facing us. From education to wellness to food sustainability, we are agents of positive change!




Lives Affected

The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.

– Coretta Scott King

The way to change the world is through individual responsibility and taking local action in your own community.

– Jeff Bridges

Recent News

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CBF Grant Supports Palmetto Works

"The CBF grant went directly to the cost of maintenance and insurance of this truck, according to the Rev. Cheryl Adamson, executive director of Palmetto Works Community Development Corporation and pastor of Conway Missionary Baptist Church in Conway, South Carolina....

Coastal Now – Campus and Community Research Collaborative

"The Campus & Community Research Collaborative (CCRC) is a bi-annual, multi-disciplinary event sponsored by the Office of the Vice-President for Research & Emerging Initiatives and the Office of the Provost. This faculty-driven initiative fosters opportunities to...

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