Junior Achievement of Coastal South Carolina

Empowering and inspiring young people to create successful futures through experiential, volunteer-delivered programs in Coastal South Carolina since 1966.

Junior Achievement of Coastal South Carolina is a partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers — all working together to inspire young people to dream big and reach their potential. JA’s hands-on, experiential programs teach the key concepts of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to young people all over the world.

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Wow! This is a very "eye-opening" piece of trivia! What are you doing today to prepare your children for their financial future tomorrow?

The correct answer to this week's question is B: 20%. According to the Mississippi Business Journal, one in five in spent more than they took in over the past year.

forbes.com 09/09/2014

9 Money Mistakes Parents Make -- Without Even Realizing It

Are you guilty??

forbes.com We know you mean well. But these moves—like paying kids for everyday chores—can actually do more harm than good. Are you guilty?

getrichslowly.org 07/30/2014

Why you must teach your children about money

getrichslowly.org Former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman has been researching the importance of teaching children about money, and she asked if she could share some things she’s learned. This is the first of two articles on the subject. Donna writes for Money Talks News and blogs about money and midlife at DonnaFreed…

blog.van.fedex.com 07/29/2014

3 Things I Learned About Emerging Business Leaders Through Junior Achievement Worldwide | FedEx Blog

blog.van.fedex.com 3 Things I Learned About Emerging Business Leaders Through Junior Achievement Worldwide


Cheers! Donated for our auction... Wow!


The Finale! Lowcountry Shrimp Boil by the fabulous Smoking Pot on Folly!


Closest to the Pin by Dixon Golf!


Briar's Creek is hosting our fabulous Annual JA Coastal SC Golf Tournament and it's a perfect day to chase a little white ball!


FORE the Students!! Briar's Creek Annual JA Coastal SC Golf Tournament!


Can we say Ah-mazing Day for a Golf Tournament at Briars Creek Today!!! Stay tuned for photos!!

nea.org 05/06/2014

National Teacher Day

It's National Teacher Day! In honor of your favorite teacher, make an online donation through our website and have it matched by generous donors at CCF! www.jacoastal.org

nea.org Use the hashtag and join thousands showing their support for our nation's teachers. Show some love on Facebook and Twitter or get creative and create your own six-second video thank you on Vine.

jacoastalsc.org 05/06/2014

Junior Achievement of Coastal South Carolina | Empowering young people to Own their Economic Success

Lift the Lowcountry!! Give TODAY through our website and double your impact to Junior Achievement of Coastal SC!

jacoastalsc.org Our volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.Take Action & Volunteer in a JA Classroom Today!

juniorachievementusa.wordpress.com 05/05/2014

JA Program Helps Student Change Her Life Path

juniorachievementusa.wordpress.com Perhaps one of the most powerful things a student can learn through Junior Achievement is to overcome present life circumstances with a proactive plan for a positive future.

jacoastalsc.org 04/09/2014

2014 Teens and Personal Finance Survey | Junior Achievement of Coastal South Carolina

Take a look at this link... Very interesting information about teens and planning for college. Proof that our young people need programming like JA more than ever! (While you're there, check out the info on our upcoming golf tournament!)

jacoastalsc.org 2013 Waccamaw JA Golf Tournament Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Shaftesbury Glen Golf Club Shaftesbury Glen Video In the 12/13 academic year, Junior Achievement assigned volunteers to 400+ classrooms impacting 9000+ students throughout Coastal SC! Your participation in our annual golf … Continue read...


April is Financial Literacy Month - commit to "doing your part" for our youth - sign up to volunteer with JA today!!


Having a great time with great students at Burke Middle! Thank you to our wonderful volunteers!


Let's try to get to 500 "Likes" by the end of the day today... Invite your friends to find out what is going on with JA!

smile.amazon.com 03/25/2014

Support Junior Achievement, Inc. by shopping at AmazonSmile.

Want an EASY way to support JA of Coastal SC?? Just go shopping! Here's a BIG thanks to Amazon Smile for supporting JA!

smile.amazon.com When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Junior Achievement, Inc.. Support us every time you shop.


Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Did you know? Longitudinal studies demonstrate JA students are significantly more likely than their peers to believe that they would graduate from high school and pursue post-secondary education.


Had a great conversation with the SC Young South Carolina Bankers Association this morning... excited to work with them! Thanks for reaching out!


Busy busy day today! So excited for all the young people that will be empowered this Spring! If you're interested in volunteering, let us know!

abcnews.go.com 03/05/2014

Teen Loses Effort to Make Parents Pay High School Tuition

This is a prime example of why Junior Achievement financial literacy and work readiness classes are necessary. It is crucially important for our youth to understand what money is, the work put in to make it, and the smart decisions that need to be made with it!


abcnews.go.com A New Jersey family heads to court today with the teenage daughter facing off against her parents in a battle to get them to pay for her schooling and living costs even though she's 18.


Here’s some trivia for you: Since 1976, every U.S. has officially designated the month of as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada & the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating black history.

jacoastalsc.org 12/31/2013

Donate | Junior Achievement of Coastal South Carolina

On behalf of the thousands of young people empowered by YOU to own their economic success, THANK YOU for your support this past year! It's not too late to make a difference this year - donate now! http://jacoastalsc.org/donate

jacoastalsc.org Your generous support helps us reach thousands of Coastal SC students each year with the skills they need to own their own future economic success!


We'd like to thank Raymond James of Mt. Pleasant for their generous $300 donation. What a wonderful Christmas gift surprise!

shawnjenkins.benefitfocus.com 12/05/2013

Spontaneous Community Involvement

shawnjenkins.benefitfocus.com Grab a friend from work and go help someone during lunch. Community involvement can be as simple as that. You plus one other person makes a force for good. If a company understands that fact, it can create a multiplier effect over traditional corporate philanthropy.

www.jacoastalsc.org 12/03/2013

Junior Achievement of Coastal South Carolina | Empowering young people to Own their Economic Success

It's Giving Tuesday!! Help change a young person's life today - $25 gives the gift of Financial Literacy! Please visit www.jacoastalsc.org to make your donation today.

www.jacoastalsc.org Our volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.Take Action & Volunteer in a JA Classroom Today!


What a nice welcome at Hanahan Elementary School this morning!!


Timeline Photos


Thank you to the JA heroes at SCE&G! Your tremendous generosity and volunteerism make you our JA Champions of the Day!


Gearing up for a BIG Day of Caring next week! Here is a BIG thank you to NNPTC, SunTrust and Blackbaud for helping to empower more than 700 young people to OWN their economic success!


We love Pam!! She works hard for our young people in the Trident Region and works hard for our volunteers as well! Please go to the photo and "Like" and "Share!"

The photo with the most Facebook shares on Trident United Way's page wins you a Kickin' Chicken picnic from The Chicken Coupe Food Truck for you and 50 of your closest co-workers!


JA Champion of the Day - We are excited about our most recent partnership with Suntrust, our Day of Caring partner! Thank you for helping us impact students at Hanahan Elementary!


JA Champion of the Day - Duke Energy for their very generous donation to the students in the Waccamaw Region!


In the Waccamaw Region we have handed out over 4,000 Wild Water & Wheels coupon tickets! Don't forget to use them this summer and help JA classrooms!

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JA in a Day / TUW Day of Caring - 6th grade classroom with JA ...




This is an excellent opportunity to volunteer at your neighborhood school - JA's renowned curriculum is Turn-Key and volunteer training is available.

The commitment is 5 sequential grade specific lessons than are typically delivered in Five 45 minute visits to the elementary class (Middle School Classes are 6 lessons / visits & High School Classes are 7 lessons / visits).

All materials are provided. After committing to volunteer, you will be connected with your teacher to agree on the best dates for your classroom visits - perhaps 5 successive Tuesdays, or maybe 2 Tuesdays & 3 Wednesdays for example.

More information is available, including Volunteer Info Videos on www.JACoastalSC.org



2430 Mall Dr, Ste 120
North Charleston, SC

General information

Junior Achievement programs reach over 4 million students per year, in 124 markets in urban, rural and suburban areas in all 50 states across the U.S. – a total of 115 million students since the organization began in 1919.

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

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