SC Coastal Animal Rescue and Educational Sanctuary is a no-kill, no-breed sanctuary for unwanted, abused, and neglected exotic animals. Located in Georgetown, SC, SC-CARES operates a wildlife rehabilitation center, develops educational outreach programs and provides a compassionate environment where animals are treated with love and respect, receive proper care and given a good quality of life.


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SC-C.A.R.E.S. is a Wildlife Rescue & Rehab Center, Educational Animal Sanctuary, Environmental Center and a 501(c)3 non-profit public supported charity located in the Georgetown area of South Carolina. Click here to verify our Non-Profit status.

We provide a compassionate "no-kill/no-breed" sanctuary for abused, neglected and unwanted exotic and farm animals and non-releasable wildlife. A safe caring place in which they can live out their days in a healthy, natural environment with a good quality of life.

We rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured wildlife. Wildlife that cannot be released may become goodwill ambassadors for their species by participating in educational programs.

We will develop and implement educational outreach programs for schools, universities, and other civic groups. Programs will teach the interdependency between animals, humans and the environment, accenting the impact of human activities on all the other creatures we share our planet with.

We plan to build a world-class nature and environmental education center.

We provide compassionate people the opportunity of volunteer

Volunteers help the animals by providing
interaction and companionship in the
course of supplying necessary services
to the sanctuary.

Bulletins and Upcoming Events

SC CARES Yard Sale
Saturday, November 18, 2017 • Time: 7am- 11am
GROUP YARD SALE FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT SC-CARESSC-CARES animal sanctuary is hosting a group yard sale on Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 7-11 a.m., at 4124 US 17 Business (across from Wicked Tuna) in the heart of Murrells Inlet. For vendors or individuals interested in “renting” an 8’x10’ space to sell their wares, the space rental fee is $30. Vendors are asked to provide their own tables and display components. Those who want to rent a space are asked to contact Marla Stroupe at 843.979.1447 or by Monday, November 6 for more information.“We selected November 18 because that’s the same day as the Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast,” said SC-CARES co-founder Cindy Hedrick. “Our event will be early that morning, so there should be plenty of yard sale shopper traffic.”Shoppers are encouraged to come by and browse for household items, furniture, clothing, tools, toys and other treasures. For those with a sweet tooth, there also will be a bake sale and soft drinks for sale. SC-CARES volunteers will be available to talk about the sanctuary and its diverse residents.Proceeds from booth sales and other donations will support the care and feeding of SC-CARES’ 150 exotic,farm and wildlife. The sanctuary is located off of Choppee Road in Georgetown County. Tours are by appointment only. Recycle