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Interested in Making a Donation?  The Town of Mount Pleasant has several donation programs:

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The Wayne Magwood Fishermen's Memorial Statue Donation Program

Welcome to the Wayne Magwood Fishermen’s Memorial Statue Donation Page. The Fishermen’s Memorial Statue will be dedicated to preserving the history and honoring the rich maritime heritage of fishermen, past and present, who have called Mount Pleasant home. The recent and untimely passing of Captain Wayne Magwood has brought forth the need to commemorate and celebrate the shrimping lifestyle and culture that is an integral part of the fabric of Mount Pleasant. Your donation will not only help recognize the investment, dedication and sacrifices the shrimping fleet has made to preserve a culture at the heart of Mount Pleasant, but it will recognize an iconic shrimping family synonymous with Shem Creek.

Captain Wayne Magwood and his father Captain Clarence Magwood, Jr.  fished the Lowcountry waters for over 100 years. Their lifetime dedication to the community they served brought them and the many people they helped and mentored much joy. Captain Wayne Magwood’s daughters Tressy Magwood Mellichamp, Jennifer Magwood Ray, Tara Magwood and Melissa Magwood, in partnership with the Town of Mount Pleasant, are raising funds to erect a statue in the likeness of Captain Wayne Magwood to be housed on the Magwood Boardwalk on Shem Creek to honor their father and the local maritime industry. 

Your donation to the Fishermen’s Memorial Statue at the Shem Creek Pedestrian Bridge is much appreciated and will help recognize the Mount Pleasant fishing fleet and preserve its rich maritime history. All donations are tax deductible. 

Donations may be submitted through the Town's GoFundMe page.

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The Mount Pleasant Cultural Arts Center Donation Program

From music to art to theater to sweetgrass basket making and beyond, Cultural Arts are an integral part of the fabric of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The Town of Mount Pleasant and Town Council are seeking ways to further support our cultural arts community through the construction of a Cultural Arts Center. A Cultural Arts Center donation page has established an initial goal of one million dollars to support this effort through public/ private partnerships. It was kicked off with a generous donation of $20,000 from Davis & Floyd. Join us in fundraising for the Cultural Arts Center.  Your tax deductible donation will have a big impact in making this wonderful addition to our art community a reality.

Donations may be submitted through the Town's GoFundMe page.

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Memorial Program

The Town of Mount Pleasant has adopted a Town of Mount Pleasant Memorial program. The program enables interested families, organizations and businesses wishing to make a monetary donation toward a lasting memory of a loved one or in name of your organization or business possible. Donations will be used toward bi-annual landscaping improvements at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park or Mount Pleasant Town Hall. The specific landscaping improvements will be determined by the Public Services Department and all donors will be sent a photo of the landscaping improvements once installed. Please note that benches and plaques will not be accepted.

Donations may be submitted through the Town's GoFundMe page.


Questions may be directed to Community & Government Affairs Chief Lauren Sims.