Upcoming Events

The 15th Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Tournament is coming up May 3-4 at the prestigious Ocean Course on Kiawah Island. On May 3 there will be a fiesta and silent auction featuring Mexican cuisine from award-winning Chef Sean Brock’s Minero, and then the following day  you will have the opportunity to play one of the most renowned courses in the Southeast. Foursomes are still available for this charity event benefiting the youth mentoring programs of Big Brothers Big Sisters of CYDC. Click the button for more tournament info. 

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CYDC youth Daniel Holmes experienced a moment he will never forget on the afternoon of March 18 when volunteers with the CYDC Motorsports project staged a surprise that culminated in handing the unsuspecting Daniel the keys to a 1995 BMW 525 he can use to drive to his job at Cummins Turbo Technologies! Check out the full story in our blog and watch the YouTube video of his reaction!


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Caring for Children in the Lowcountry since 1790

Founded in 1790, Carolina Youth Development Center is an important part of Charleston’s historic and cultural heritage, a direct descendant of the Charleston Orphan House, America’s first publicly funded orphanage.

Today, CYDC provides programs reaching over 1200 children and youth locally each year. We care for young people with very serious problems, including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, abandonment, and severe emotional disorders.

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