October 8, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina grants $265,450 to 75 organizations in fall Caritas funding

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. The foundation is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.

In all, 75 organizations were awarded Fall Caritas 2018 funding for a total of $265,450. A few of those organizations are listed below. For a complete list of all 75 organizations, click here

Anderson Free Clinic
Committed to providing quality primary care for the uninsured, Anderson Free Clinic’s mission is to serve the health care needs of the underserved citizens of Anderson County through community engagement and partnerships with those who care.

Area Churches Together Serving (ACTS)
The mission of ACTS is to partner with churches, organizations and individuals to provide assistance to neighbors in need in the name of Jesus Christ. Funding will support services for those in Aiken who are living below poverty guidelines and seeking assistance with rent, utilities, medical expenses, transportation expenses such as vehicle repairs

Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County
Funding will support Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County’s holistic care which includes primary medical care, health coaching, and mental health counseling for local residents that meet the eligibility criteria.

Ride To Work Ministry Nonprofit Inc.
The mission of Ride to Work Ministry is to provide temporary affordable transportation to residents of Oconee County so they can transition to stable employment with a living wage and become self-sufficient.


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