Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Foundation is Born…

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The Sisters of Charity Foundation began its journey in philanthropy in May of 1996. The work started with extensive research on poverty related issues in South Carolina. From that, came the “Dimensions of Poverty” document which outlined the areas of poverty that needed addressing. With that beginning, […]

What Advocacy for Child Hunger Looks Like in South Carolina

If you had to picture what child hunger looked like, what image would come to your mind? Would South Carolina be represented in that image? Ms. Ashley Page, Childhood Hunger Community Organizer for the Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, says these questions help fuel her advocacy and work around the issue.

As […]

Foundation Awards $202,000 in Community Enrichment Grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Community Enrichment grants for the fall 2016 grant cycle.  These grants are awarded to organizations whose services go beyond meeting basic needs and will help lift people out of poverty.

Community Enrichment grants fund projects and organizations who are implementing best practices, strategic collaborations, and […]