Monthly Archives: June 2015

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    Foundation Awards Eight Immigrant Families Initiative Grants

Foundation Awards Eight Immigrant Families Initiative Grants

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Immigrant Families Initiative Grant Awards

As the national Immigrant Heritage month ends, the Foundation is pleased to announce that it awarded eight Immigrant Families Initiative grants totaling $107,210. These eight organizations serve S.C.’s immigrant and refugee populations.

Immigrants represent nearly 5% of South Carolina’s total population, with the majority […]

The Turning Leaf Project Aims to Break Cycle

Communities often address crime through a cycle of prison time and release. This cycle leads them back to old habits, separated from their families and a drain on tax payer dollars. That is why The Turning Leaf Project (TLP) exists—to work with individuals who cycle in and out of the criminal justice system in […]

Foundation Honors Extraordinary S.C. People

On one of the hottest days this summer, over 100 people filed into The Hall at Senates End, Columbia, S.C., to celebrate and honor four extraordinary Foundation friends.

These honorees included: Rev. Tony McDade, Executive Director of Greenville Area Interfaith Hospitality Network; Neighborhood House, a Charleston based social service outreach ministry; Bud Ferillo, an advocate […]

Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Center engages Community

Foundation Program Director, Donna Waites, and Communications Associate, Lydia Royals, visited one of the Foundation’s CMI grantees, Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Center, Gloverville, S.C.  to learn about its successful programs that serve the poor of Aiken county. While visiting, they met with Sister Catherine Marie Lowe, DC, Director, and Melanie Hutto, Head […]