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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Summer campers learn animal care, safety
by Velva Jean Hampton
Jul 17, 2008

The S.C. Coastal Animal Rescue and Educational Sanctuary, or SC-CARES, presented an educational question-and-answer program for children ages 5 through 12 attending a summer camp July 9 at the Grand Strand Family YMCA.

Cindy Hedrick, a director of the sanctuary, introduced several exotic animals and birds to the group and explained their care and safety. She gave an opportunity for the children to see and pet some of the animals at the end of the session.

SC-CARES is a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Georgetown for unwanted, abused and neglected exotic animals.

The sanctuary is a nonprofit public-supported charity and environmental center that develops educational outreach programs for schools, universities and other civic groups.

For more information on volunteer programs and other opportunities, call 546-7893 or e-mail

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