How You Can Help


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Learn more about various ways to give gifts of support directly to our organization.


We take donor privacy very seriously! Check out the Donor Bill of Rights and our Donor Privacy Policy for more info!

Make an Online Donation

We accept online donations! Click below to make a secure donation online. You could make a difference in the lives of children and families.


Our Wish List

We keep an updated list of tangible needs throughout our agency that can be met through generous giving. Our item wish list is available through Amazon Smile, which donates a portion of the proceeds from every purchase from our list to Pendleton Place. By taking this easy step, you can help our cause by directly meeting the needs of our organization.

View Our Wish List

Information About Donating

When you give to Pendleton Place you help pave the way for a future of hope and promise.

Your donation provides the following for children and families:

  • A multi-agency evaluation of families led by Pendleton Place to identify root causes of neglect or abuse and establish recommendations for a plan to improve the well being of children
  • Support and mentoring that equips young adults in need to lead successful lives as independent adults.
  • Residential home for teen girls

In addition to online donations, Pendleton Place also accepts donations by mail or telephone. To make a donation by telephone, please call us at (864) 467-3650 or make checks payable to Pendleton Place and mail to:

ATTN: Donor Relations
Pendleton Place
1133 Pendleton Street
Greenville, SC 29601

We accept all major credit cards.  Your contribution is 100% tax-deductible and you will receive a tax receipt for all donations. Thank you for your interest and support.

A Gift of Honor and Memory

Are you interested in making a gift in honor or memory of a loved one?

Consider making a gift to Pendleton Place in memory of a loved one, in honor of a new baby, for holiday gifts or other celebrations. A contribution to Pendleton Place in lieu of flowers is a living memorial through the life of a child who has been helped. We will send a card to the honoree indicating that the gift was made in the person’s honor or memory.

To make an Honorarium/Memorial Donation, please include the following information when making your gift:

  • Name of the person being honored or memorialized.
  • Your name, address, and phone number.
  • The name and address of the person who will receive the acknowledgement card.
  • The name of the individual(s) the gift is from if different from your name.


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Learn more about the child welfare system, Pendleton Place’s history of providing services to the Upstate community, and effective approaches to preventing and combatting the effects of child abuse and neglect. Coming soon!

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Attend or Host Events

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Our events help to provide the support needed to protect, equip and heal vulnerable children, young adults and families who have faced abuse or neglect. All proceeds raised go directly to providing programs that work to end the cycle of abuse. Attending or hosting your own fundraiser is a great way to get involved at Pendleton Place!

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Want to become a regular volunteer or connect to a child or young adult through mentoring? Take a look at what we have to offer!

Volunteer Opportunities

Clients come to Pendleton Place for many different reasons, but all need nurture and support during a period of crisis in their lives. In addition to our highly trained staff, volunteers enrich our client’s lives by sharing their experiences, skills, and talents. People like you can strengthen our programs just by donating a few hours of your time. Whether you are participating directly with our residents, are mentoring a young adult, helping sort donations, working on a special project around the facility, or helping with our fundraising events, you are helping to provide support.

There are many ways you can help Pendleton Place as a volunteer. Our goal is to match your talents and interests with the needs of our programs in order to create the best experience for both you and our children.

Questions about Volunteering?

If you have any questions about volunteering or would like to schedule a group activity, please email us at

Click here to download a volunteer application packet.

Need to pay your $16 volunteer fees for background checks? Click HERE to jump to the dedicated online donation page for fees!

General Volunteer Opportunities

Our current  general volunteer opportunities include:

– Mailing Projects
– Fundraising events assistance

Groups Are Welcome!

Do you have a group that would like to volunteer? Groups can participate in or sponsor outings or on-site activities with residents (ie. trip to the park, zoo, museum, roller skating, etc.), complete a project around the facility, or help with an event. Please see a sample of our group opportunities below.

*Please, no groups larger than 12 people unless the activity is off-site.*

  • Host a Party – Host a party at our place or at your church or business! Sponsor a movie & popcorn night, a pizza or ice cream party, board game night, or any other fun activity.
  • Craft Time – Organize a craft for residents. Your group can participate hands-on to help guide them through the process.
  • Cooking 101 – Bring your favorite recipe and host a cooking class for our teens.
  • Landscaping or Outdoor projects – help make our grounds beautiful and inviting!
  • Heavy Duty Cleaning- washing windows (inside or outside) or cleaning baseboards and walls
  • TLC for our Vehicles – 4 vehicles that always need some care

Don’t see something you like? We can help create a volunteer activity that fits your group’s interests and needs.

Smith House Volunteers

Please be aware that Smith House volunteers must be 18 years or older. Opportunities include cookouts, homework help, chaperoning outings, mani/pedi night, arts/crafts, movie nights, etc.

To plan an activity with our Smith House residents please fill out and submit this form to

Youth Resource Center (YRC) Volunteers


Mentoring at the YRC is a goal-oriented, solution-focused, and relationship-centered process that occurs between a young adult, ages 17-26, and an older or more experienced person in a non-professional, one-on-one coaching capacity. This supportive relationship benefits one or more areas of the mentee’s development (social, emotional, employment, academic, etc.) that ultimately leads to self-sufficiency and success in the young adult’s life.

As a mentor, you will serve as a guide and coach to a young adult as they work toward living a healthy and successful independent life. You will support them in achieving their goals, model healthy and positive behavior, and empower them to stay accountable to the aspirations they have set for themselves. All mentors receive ongoing training and support from Youth Resource Center staff to ensure they are equipped with the knowledge and resources they need to be an effective mentor.

Please note, all mentors must go through the general volunteer application and screening process before completing a mentor application and interview.

Annual Benefit

The Pendleton Place 11th Annual Benefit will take place on Friday, February 4, 2022! Join us at Zen Greenville for a 70s-themed fundraising event to honor our founding in 1975. Come dressed to impress in your favorite vintage attire or just come as you are – either way you will be helping us care for our community’s most vulnerable children and youth! 100% of dollars raised will benefit Pendleton Place programs.

Ticket Information and Further Details Coming Soon!

2021 Annual Benefit Photo Gallery

Thank you to our 2021 Annual Benefit Sponsors!