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Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Area of Coverage: Do you accept members from Kiawah Island and/or Kiawah River Estates?

A: Not at this point.  We are currently focusing on only Seabrook Island.


Q: Membersip Timing: Can I join for less than one year?

A: We offer yearly and  3-month monthly memberships


Q: Membership Timing: Do I have to join at any particular time of the year?

A: No. However, all Memberships end on the last day of the year in which it began.


Q: Membership Cost: How much do you charge for a year?

A: There are two membership levels:  Annual is $200 and Quarterly is $90 (3 months) for short-term needs. 


Q: Membership Cost: Why is there a fee if this is a volunteer organization?

A: We do have expenses such as insurance, volunteer vetting, computer software to match volunteers with member requests, etc.


Q: Donations:  Are donations tax deductible?

A: Yes.  SIV is a 501(c)(3) organization.


Q: Transportation:  Do you provide transportation to Charleston Airport?

A:  No because there are individual businesses available that provide that service.