Non Profit Minute – Kathleen Forbes, East Cooper Community Outreach

Kathleen Forbes at ECCO



The Who’s on the Move, BizSC, Non Profit Minute is a quick, one minute interview in support of the amazing impact that local non profits have on our communities.

We would like to thank our sponsors of this video series – BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and NP Strategy.



Kathleen Forbes, Director of Programs, East Cooper Community Outreach

Founded as an emergency relief effort in 1989 after the devastation from Hurricane Hugo, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) has since grown into a permanent resource for the community in need with three main program areas: Basic Needs, Health Services and Empowerment. Thousands of families a year receive emergency assistance for food, clothing, household furnishings, financial aid, and have access to dental care and medical care. The staff provides individualized support for each client, ongoing case management, and emphasize accountability and achievement.