First Day Festival Celebrates Education

The school year is upon us! Right before the kiddos of Charleston headed back to school this week, the city held its annual First Day Festival. Yesterday's festival included face-painting, boat riding, and aquarium exploring! Along with these fun activities, students received school supplies donated by the community. Hawkes donated school supplies ranging from notebooks to colored pencils … Continue reading First Day Festival Celebrates Education

Make volunteering a habit: Hawkes volunteers with Habitat for Humanity

Laura peeks at the wooden boards.

Last weekend, Hawkes volunteers teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to help build a local house. The building was in the beginning stages, so volunteers helped with adding some support to the start of the future home's floor on the foundation. Volunteer Venessa said, "I learned how to properly hammer a nail, and it’s actually more difficult … Continue reading Make volunteering a habit: Hawkes volunteers with Habitat for Humanity

Hawkes Volunteers at Local Nonprofit

This past weekend, we volunteered at Windwood Farm Home for Children, which provides kids with a variety of residential and community-based programs that work with families to ensure safety through supportive interventions. It was a beautiful day for volunteering! Hawkes donated plants and soil for the landscaping project in front of the main building. Thankfully Marcel knows how … Continue reading Hawkes Volunteers at Local Nonprofit

Volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House: I’m Lovin’ It!

Last Friday, a group of Hawkes colleagues came together to volunteer at Charleston's Ronald McDonald House. They prepared a meal of cornbread, salad, tortilla soup, and brownies for 60 family members. While there, they received a fun and informative tour of the facilities from the staff. One volunteer, Tim, said the tour was especially memorable … Continue reading Volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House: I’m Lovin’ It!