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The foundation was organized to provide support to Pickens County Board Of Disabilities and Special Needs.  Funding for this non-profit organization is provided by SCDDSN to support its programs and basic needs for the clients it serves.  The foundation advocates and provides resources to support persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and special needs, autism spectrum disorders, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other related conditions.  With your help, we are able to assist people with disabilities in meeting needs, pursuing individual possibilities and achieving life goals.  The foundation will provide supplemental funding for recreational and community activities.  

Mission, Values, and Roles:

  • Education:  Raising Awareness of Disabilities
  • Advocacy:  Supporting the Rights of Individuals with Disabilities

  • Self Determination:  Diversity, Equity, and Integrity

  • Community Involvement:  Employment, Education, activities, and giving back to the community

  • Resource Building:  Increasing Memberships and Increasing Financial Resources

We Support:

The Foundation provides participants help with the following: 

  • Special Olympics:  T-shirts or uniforms, medals or trophies, and travel expenses

  • Basketball Camp:  T-shirts, medals, transportation, and meals

  • Art Camp:  With our Local Artist Dale Stone held for one week

  • Summer Camps:  Camp Hope & Camp Spearhead:  Help with funding

  • Prom and Holiday Socials:  Help with food, decorations, dress/suits, and getting ready for the event

  • Thanksgiving meal for participants and their families

  • Christmas gifts for those that don’t have families

  • Client requests: Emergency assistance for families of participants such as:  Medical, dental, rent, utilities, etc.

Yearly Sponsorship Levels:

  • Up to $100.00:  Your name listed on our website and newsletter and a thank you gift.

  • $101.00 to $200.00:  1 ticket to our yearly event, your name listed on our website and newsletter, and a thank you gift.

  • $201.00 and above:  2 tickets to our yearly event, your name listed on our website and newsletter, and a thank you gift.




IMPACT Foundation Members

2022 Budget & Minutes

November 2022 Minutes


We provide assistance to the individuals and their families of the ones our agency provides services for.  We are not able to help anyone that is not receiving services from the Pickens County DSN Board.  

We provide support to our individuals and their families in emergency situations.  Things that we help with are rent, utilities, groceries, medical & dental, camp sponsorships, and much more.

If you are someone that we serve and in need of emergency assistance, please complete the form to the right and we will be in contact with you.

Thank you,

Impact Pickens County Foundation, Inc.

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2018 Fundraiser

Red Barn Outdoor Market 

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2019 Fundraiser
2nd Annual Red Barn Outdoor Market 
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2022 Fundraiser
The Fun Begins Here Fall Festival, Celebrating 50 years!
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Vinyl Projects

If you need custom shirts, car decals, signs, cups, anything at all that needs vinyl.  Call Brooke Leist at 864-644-2563 or find us on Facebook. (see the 2nd Facebook link below)

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