The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Caritas grants for the spring 2017 grant cycle.
Caritas grants are awarded to organizations meeting basic needs of underserved individuals and families living in poverty in South Carolina.
In total, 47 organizations were awarded Caritas Spring 2017 funding for a total of $112,200 so that they may continue providing services to individuals and families in South Carolina.
The foundation announced partnerships with the following recipients locally:
• Four Holes Indian Organization Edisto Tribal: Located in Dorchester County, also serving Colleton, Charleston and Orangeburg counties.
• Free Medical Clinic: Located in Richland County, also serving Lexington, Fairfield, Sumter, Newberry, Aiken, Orangeburg, Calhoun, Kershaw, Charleston, Greenville, Edgefield, Horry, Clarendon, Laurens, Bamberg, Abbeville, Saluda, Anderson and Hampton counties.
• Hands of Christ: Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Laurens, Orangeburg and Williamsburg counties.
• Harvest Hope Food Bank: Located in Richland County, also serving Calhoun, Chester, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillion, Fairfield, Florence, Greenville, Kershaw, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, Newberry, Orangeburg, Saluda and Sumter counties.
• ICNA Relief USA, Shifa Free Clinic: Located in Charleston County, also serving Berkeley and Dorchester counties.
• Lutheran Social Services of the Greater Charleston Area: Located in Charleston County, also serving Berkeley and Dorchester counties.
• North Family Community School: Orangeburg.
• Winfield Heights Baptist Church: Located in Barnwell County, also serving Aiken and Orangeburg counties.
Nonprofit organizations interested in learning more about the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s grant guidelines are encouraged to visit www.sistersofcharitysc.com.
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