Charleston, SC -- Lowcountry Food Bank announced today that it received a $5,000 grant from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. The foundation awards grants to nonprofits that strive to reduce poverty throughout the state of South Carolina and beyond. Lowcountry Food Bank was part of the Immediate Needs category.
"The Sisters of Charity has helped support Lowcountry Food Bank for more than a decade," said Nick Osborne, President and CEO of Lowcountry Food Bank. "These funds continue to make a difference in the lives of the neighbors we serve."
In this cycle of funding, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded 100 grants totaling $877,000 to nonprofit organizations across the state.
“The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is proud to announce our grant support for organizations that are driving positive change across our state” said Donna Waites, President of Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. “We understand the profound impact these organizations have in addressing the needs of our communities and look forward to working alongside them to create a more prosperous future for all South Carolinians.”
Macon Lovelace, the Chairman of the Board of Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, added, “We are dedicated to empowering nonprofits across the state as we seek to meet our mission to reduce poverty in South Carolina. Through collective action and innovative ideas, we will continue to take meaningful steps together to create a South Carolina where all people have the resources they need to thrive.”
These Cycle 2 grant recipients serve all 46 of South Carolina counties, and many of these nonprofits provide services across the state.
About the Lowcountry Food Bank: Feed. Advocate. Empower.
The Lowcountry Food Bank serves the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina and distributed more than 40 million pounds of food in 2022. The Lowcountry Food Bank helps fight hunger by distributing food to more than 230 partner agencies including on-site meal programs, homeless shelters and emergency food pantries. The Lowcountry Food Bank advocates on behalf of those who experience hunger and helps empower people to make healthy and nutritious food choices. For more information, visit the Lowcountry Food Bank website.
About Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, founded in 1996. Its mission is to address the needs of families and individuals experiencing poverty throughout the state of South Carolina. Through the strategic use of resources, they seek to reduce poverty through action, advocacy, and leadership.
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