Everyday Hero: Jeff Parrish

Everyday Hero: Jeff Parrish

One of the reasons that Charleston is the number one travel destination in America is because of the beauty of the Lowcountry. Thanks to Jeff Parrish leading the way, our beaches continue to stay pristine and amazing for all to see. 

The bags are provided by the Town of Sullivan’s Island, thanks to Parrish’s advocacy. He went to a Town Council meeting and proposed he and his group provide the labor if the town provided the supplies. Now, Sullivan’s Island allots around $1,200 a year for the bright green bags used to keep the beaches clean.


Parrish doesn’t measure how much trash he collects. “I can’t even imagine. It’s been tons,” he said. But it doesn’t matter as long as it’s not in the ocean

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