Coverage Areas:  National |  South Carolina |  Aiken |  Beaufort |  Charleston |  Columbia |  Greenville |  Myrtle Beach |  Rock Hill

Caritas Fund awards grants to organizations serving the poor in S.C.

COLUMBIA — The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded 27 Caritas Fund grants totaling $70,390 to non-profit and faith-based organizations across South Carolina on Oct. 29. The following organizations received grants:

Berean Community Development Corp., $3,000, assistance to low-income senior citizens with improvements to their homes, Dillon County;
Birthright of Georgetown, $3,000,  educational assistance for pregnant teenagers, Georgetown County;
Catholic Charities Counseling Services, $3,000, counseling assistance to indigent and uninsured individuals,  Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Georgetown and Orangeburg counties;
Corpus Christi Assistance Ministry, $3,000, emergency assistance for the poor, Lexington County;
FAMILY Community Development Center, $3,000, clothes, food and toys for Christmas gifts to needy families,  Richland County;
Foot2Water, $1,500, yard care and maintenance for elderly and impoverished widows, Anderson County;
Free Medical Clinic of Newberry County, $3,000, diabetic supplies for the uninsured, Newberry County;
Georgetown County School District/Kensington Elementary School,  $3,000, outreach and assistance to needy families during Thanksgiving and Christmas, Georgetown County;
Golden Corner Ministries, $1,500, brown bag boxes for the elderly poor, Oconee County;
Good Samaritan House of Fairfield County, $3,000, food and clothes for the needy, Fairfield County;
Helping Hand of Myrtle Beach, $3,000, emergency assistance for the poor, Horry County;
Life Builders ESL Ministry, $3,000,  language lab for English practice using computers and ESL software,  York County;
Loveline Outreach Ministry, $1,000, outreach ministry for female students at Gibbs Middle School, Richland County;
Med-I-Assist, $3,000, emergency prescription assistance and medical care for the indigent, Beaufort and Jasper counties;
Old Bethel United Methodist Church, $1,000, meals for the poor,  Charleston County;
Outreach Farm,  $2,890, shallow well for cattle raised to provide beef for food programs for the needy,  Georgetown and Horry counties;
Pee Dee Indian Nation of Upper S.C., $2,000, community food bank, Dillon and Marlboro counties;
Roscoe Reading Program, $2,500, a program that uses therapy dogs and provides incentives and prizes to encourage reading amongst elementary school students, Berkeley County;
Rural Mission, $3,000, repairs to severely substandard homes on Sea Island, Charleston County;
Sewee to Santee Economic Foundation, $3,000, septic tanks for elderly, disabled and handicapped citizens of the McClellanville and Awendaw communities, Charleston County;
St. Anne School,  $3,000, mobile interactive computer/whiteboard system, Sumter County;
St. Christopher’s Children, $3,000,  winter clothing for children in crisis,  Georgetown County;
St. Philip Church, $3,000, outreach center for the poor, Florence and Williamsburg counties;
St. Vincent de Paul Outreach of St. Peter’s Church, $3,000, emergency assistance for the needy, Beaufort and Jasper counties;
The Friendship Place, $1,000, milk for children that attend a hot meal program, Georgetown;
Touching Heaven Changing Earth Outreach, $3,000, food for the poor, Georgetown, Horry, Marion and Florence counties;
Wyatts Chapel Baptist Church,  $3,000, meals for the sick, elderly and needy, Union County.

  • Diocesan Events Calendar
    View All Events
    Nov 18 Vietnamese Martyrs Celebration
    From the Calendar of Vietnamese Ministry
    Dec 1 Black Catholics Heritage Celebration
    From the Calendar of African American Ministry
    Dec 15 Simbang Gabi for Filipino Catholics
    From the Calendar of Filipino Ministry
    Dec 25 Diocesan Television Christmas Special Fox 21
    From the Calendar of Ethnic Ministries
    Jan 412:00 am Class 2019 Ordination Retreat
    From the Calendar of Diaconate
    Jan 812:00 am Retiro Espiritual de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Jan 1210:00 am Junta de Equipo Diocesano de Emmaus
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Feb 911:00 am Ordination of Permanent Deacons
    From the Calendar of Diaconate