Foundation hosts 1st Kinship Care Day @ the Capitol

On March 20th, 2018 the Foundation hosted South Carolina’s first Kinship Care Day at the Capitol. This day, which honored and uplifted kinship caregivers across our state, brought together government officials, organizations, and kinship caregivers themselves to show the importance of a collective voice.
It is important to the Foundation to continue to champion […]

Foundation Hires Ericka Wooten and Promotes Meredith Mathews

The Sisters of Charity Foundation recently made two significant changes to its Grants Team. Meredith Mathews was promoted to Program Manager and Ericka Wooten was hired as the Foundation’s Program and Initiatives Manager. 
In her role as Program and Initiatives Manager, Ms. Wooten will work primarily with the Kinship Care and Immigrant Families Initiative grants. […]

Si Se Puede gives Latino students the Confidence to Succeed

Latino students at Richland Northeast High School are learning just how beneficial their skill of being bilingual is by participating in Si Se Puede’s student interpreter program.
Si Se Puede (SSP) is a non-profit organization in Columbia, South Carolina, that seeks to support Latino students in their schools and beyond. Their Student Interpreter program (SI) […]

“Seen and Heard,” Local Art Exhibit Opens

On Thursday, Feb. 1, the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) launched their new art exhibit Seen and Heard at Tapp’s Arts Center in Columbia, S.C.
The exhibit boasts 80 pieces by local female artists, capturing the highs and lows of being a woman in the Midlands community. On Thursday night, it also boasted a […]

WREN’s Exhibit Gives Voice to the Voiceless

Beginning February 1 through the 22, Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) will be holding an exhibit to elevate the voices of women in our community.
 The exhibit, titled “Seen and Heard,” will have pieces from 40 local women artists of different ages, ranging from 12-50.
“Visitors to the exhibit can expect to see pieces that […]

Foundation adds Dr. Reshma Khan to Board of Trustees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently added Dr. Reshma Khan to its Board of Trustees.
Dr. Reshma Khan is the Founder and Executive Director of the Shifa Free Clinic, a program of the Islamic Circle of North America Relief USA. Born and raised in India, Dr. Reshma Khan came to the United […]

Foundation Elects 2018 Officers

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces its 2018 board of trustees’ officers: Gerald Smalls, Chair; Karen Smith, Vice-Chair; Lisa Bernardin, Secretary; and Andy Folsom, Treasurer.
Gerald Smalls (Chair) Mr. Smalls received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from South Carolina State University, a Master of Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University, […]

Foundation promotes Lydia Royals to Digital Media Specialist

Lydia joined the Foundation in 2014 as an intern in the Communications Department while still a college student, college athlete and part-time employee at a local business. Upon graduation from Columbia College with her undergraduate degree, she joined the Foundation full-time as Communications Associate in May 2015 and has since become a valuable member of […]

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    Foundation awards $147,750 to 50 organizations in fall funding

Foundation awards $147,750 to 50 organizations in fall funding

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Caritas grants for the fall 2017 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 […]

2017 CMI Conference

On November 3-5 about 70 Sisters who serve across the state of South Carolina gathered in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as they do every year, for the annual Collaboration for Ministry Initiative Conference. 
This year’s conference, which was co-sponsored by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, […]