Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $265,450 in Fall funding

(COLUMBIA, S.C., October 8, 2018) - The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Caritas grants for the fall 2018 grant cycle. These grants bear the name of one of the guiding principles of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, in omnibus caritas, meaning “in all things charity.” Caritas grants are awarded to organizations meeting fundamental needs of individuals and families experiencing poverty in South Carolina. These organizations often act as a lifeline in their communities and provide valuable services to those they serve.

In total, 75 organizations were awarded Caritas spring 2018 funding for a total of $265,450. Please visit our website at for grantee descriptions and geographical information.

The Foundation is proud to announce their partnerships with the following recipients:

Anderson Free Clinic

Area Churches Together Serving (ACTS)

Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired- Charleston

Beyond Our Walls

Birthright of Georgetown

Bluffton Jasper County Volunteers in Medicine

Bluffton Self Help

Bridges For End-Of-Life

CareFirst Carolina Foundation

Caring And Sharing, Inc

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Charleston

Charleston Legal Access

Childrens Cancer Centers of the Carolinas

Children's Recovery Center, Inc.

Churches Assisting People

Classy Smiles

Coastal District Council St. Vincent de Paul Society

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

Community Kitchen of Myrtle Beach

Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County

Developmental Center for Exceptional Children

East Cooper Community Outreach

Eau Claire Shalom Ministries

Edisto Indian Free Clinic

Family Promise of Anderson County

Freedom Readers Inc.

Friends of Momentum Bike Clubs

Friendship Place

Golden Corner Food Pantry

Good Samaritan Clinic

Great Falls Referral Assistance Service Project (GRASP)

Greer Relief and Resources Agency

Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg

Help of Beaufort

HELP of Summerville

Hilton Head Island Safe Harbour Inc.

Homeless Period Project

Hope in Lancaster

Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation of South Carolina

Impact America


Lighthouse Ministries

Lowcountry Food Bank

Lowcountry Orphan Relief

LRADAC Foundation

Meals on Wheels of Greenville

Mental Health America Aiken

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Midlands Housing Alliance

North Greenville Crisis Ministry

Oconee Presbyterian Service Fund

Operation Home

Palmetto Place Childrens Shelter

Pendleton Place

Pickens County Meals on Wheels

Renew Our Community

Ride To Work Ministry Nonprofit Inc.

Safe Harbor Inc.

Sandalwood Community Food Pantry

Sea Haven

Servants for Sight


South Carolina Empowerment Centre

St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic

Step By Step Ministry Hope Project


Taylors Free Medical Clinic

Teachers’ Supply Closet

The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center

The Naomi Project

Therapy Place

Thornwell Home for Children

Trident Literacy Association

United Center for Community Care

United Way of Kershaw County

YMCA of Greenville

About the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, established in 1996, is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The Foundation is committed to addressing the needs of the poor and underserved in all 46 South Carolina counties, and strategically uses resources to reduce poverty through action, advocacy and leadership.