2023 Fall Lineup

A charitable high school football tournament, “Recovery Bowl: Tackling Substance Use,” is set to take place on August 12 at Buccaneer Field. This event, hosted by WakeUp Carolina in collaboration with 1Team1Cause, aims to raise funds and awareness for WakeUp Carolina, a local recovery community organization dedicated to supporting young adults, individuals, and families affected by substance use.

The “Recovery Bowl” brings together ten competitive high school football teams who have committed to making a difference in the fight against substance use. Participating schools include First Baptist School, Cross High School, Northwood Academy, Dorchester Academy, Pinewood Preparatory School, Porter-Gaud School, St. John’s Christian Academy, Colleton Preparatory Academy, Trinity Collegiate School, and Beaufort Academy. These schools have chosen to use their passion for football to contribute to a worthy cause.

Saturday – August 12, 2023

4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Buccaneer Field
9200 University Blvd.
North Charleston, SC 29406

The Lowcountry will come together on August 31, International Overdose Awareness Day, to commemorate and honor those who have tragically lost their lives to overdose. The event will serve as a beacon of remembrance, support, and unity.

The evening will commence with a 30-minute Narcan training and overdose prevention course, beginning promptly at 7:00 p.m., followed by a gathering of the community to remember those who have fallen victim to overdose.

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a deeply meaningful ceremony, where luminary bags adorned with the names of their beloved departed will illuminate the event. These luminous displays will serve as a symbol of the eternal flame of love and remembrance for those who hold a special place in our hearts.

In addition to the luminary ceremony, a heartfelt slideshow will be presented, honoring the memories of our cherished loved ones who will forever remain in our hearts. This touching tribute will remind us of the profound impact they had.

Thursday – August 31, 2023

6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Town of Mount Pleasant Complex
100 Ann Edwards Ln.
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

We are celebrating where we started, where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going! After seven years of your support creating hope and change in the greater Charleston community.

This year’s Giving Breakfast will be a momentous occasion to reflect upon the incredible journey of WakeUp Carolina over the past seven years. With unwavering support from our community, this event has become a cornerstone of charitable efforts in the region, helping us make a real and lasting difference in the lives of those in need.

The event will feature a variety of engaging activities, including inspiring guest speakers, an exciting silent auction with exclusive items, and an opportunity to make direct donations to support WakeUp Carolina’s ongoing initiatives. Attendees will also enjoy a delectable breakfast prepared by renowned local caterers, with a menu carefully curated to tantalize taste buds while leaving a lasting impression.

Friday – November 17, 2023

8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Alhambra Hall
131 Middle St.
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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