Improving lives.

At its heart, that’s what advancing sexual and reproductive health does for all South Carolinians. We believe passionately in stewarding this cause while aggressively — and with great discipline and responsibility — working to decrease the number of unintended pregnancies across our state.

In our first decade, our more than $20 million in grants targeted communities and individual schools where we saw sexual and reproductive health education and access to affordable reproductive healthcare services make a significant difference. Now into our second decade and through the gracious funding of major donors, we have set a new course to have even greater impact statewide. We have the opportunity to address the lack of health provider services in every South Carolina county and serve as the vocal advocate for policies that help address this significant shortage.

Through it all, our vision remains clear. By focusing the foundation’s efforts in these strategic areas, we have an unprecedented opportunity to achieve a healthier South Carolina.

What the experts say

Collective impact best practices bring people together to tackle the toughest social issues. The South Carolina Initiative, Choose Well, is doing just that to reduce unintended pregnancies.”

  • Dr. Lilly Filler, MD
  • OB/GYN and Founder, Women Physicians Associates