Jack Little

Founder, Charleston Outreach

Jack Little began the nationally known Charleston Outreach in 1993 and has served as the executive director for ECCO since 2005. He grew up working in his father’s business in Columbia, SC, and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BS in business administration. He has also earned a Masters of Divinity from Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. He has served as pastor for churches in North and South Carolina. Jack and his wife, Sue, live in Mount Pleasant, SC, and have three children.

Winds of Change

Publication Date: February 2016

In September of 1989, Hurricane Hugo tore through South Carolina, leaving a trail of destruction in its path. But in its wake also came hope, courage, and cooperation. In Charleston, the hurricane uncovered the plight of the poor and impoverished, and in response, a local priest led his church and community leaders to form ECCO, East Cooper Community Outreach.

In The Winds of Change, Executive Director Jack Little tells the story of ECCO, from its modest beginnings to its current state as a model for providers of basic needs, health services, and empowerment in a one-stop shop. You’ll learn about the challenges in working with both a rural and an urban population, why it is our responsibility to help others, and how you can help in your own community. Whether you’re a nonprofit, church or community leader, or just someone who wants to help others, Jack’s words will inspire you to get involved―to create a brighter and better tomorrow for those who have little hope in doing so!

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