Volunteers Needed in Charleston!

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 in Blog, Charities, Coastal, Volunteer | 0 comments

If you live near Charleston and have time available during the work week, we’d love to talk to you about getting involved by volunteering! Our Coastal is seeking Front Desk Volunteers to provide a welcoming environment for all who come to Catholic Charities for assistance. Located in North Charleston next to St. John’s Catholic Church, we are looking for general office support (answering phone calls, copying, filing, etc.). Available volunteer shifts are weekdays between 9 a.m. and 1...

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Save-A-Smile Grant

Posted on Mar 7, 2013 in Blog, Charities, Coastal, Gifts, Save-A-Smile |

Coastal Catholic Charities recently received a $25,000 grant from the Wal-Mart State Giving Foundation for its Save-A-Smile dental program. Save-A-Smile provides comprehensive dental health services to low-income, uninsured or underinsured residents of the Tri-County area. These services comprise of education, prevention, treatment, and replacement for individuals who have suffered due to a lack of dental insurance and inadequate access to dental care. As the only resource for low-cost...

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Prescription Assistance Grant

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 in Blog, Charities, Coastal, Gifts | 0 comments

Coastal Catholic Charities was recently awarded a $2,000 grant from the Ladies’ Benevolent Society for our prescription assistance program. In the Tri-County area, approximately 148,511 (23%) residents lack health insurance (Health System Profile for the Tri-County Area, 2010. Additionally, the majority of Coastal Catholic Charities clients are either uninsured or have inadequate prescription coverage. Many of them suffer from chronic, debilitating conditions...

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Coastal and Midlands Reflections

Posted on Jan 18, 2013 in Blog, Charities, Coastal, Employees, Midlands |

            The Coastal office is located in Charleston, SC, and is home to several programs. The most successful programs provide medical and dental care for clients. Another unique feature of this office is that several volunteers and staff members are bi-lingual, allowing them to provide much needed services to the growing Hispanic population in Charleston. The following stories were recently shared by our staff members in the Coastal office: “O is a hardworking, but uninsured Coastal...

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2012 Reflection Series

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 in Blog, Charities, Coastal, Employees, Lowcountry, Midlands, Pee Dee, Piedmont |

     2012 was a very busy year at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Charleston, Inc. We opened two new Immigration offices, provided assistance and case management to the thousands of people who passed through our doors, helped hundreds of individuals apply for temporary legal status, received awards and grants from a variety of generous partners, gained some wonderful new staff members, announced exciting new ministries, and more. None of this would have been possible without the support...

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Lowcountry and Carter May Home Employee Introductions

Posted on Dec 27, 2012 in Blog, Carter May Home, Charities, Coastal, Employees, Lowcountry |

Our final offices are located in the Lowcountry region of South Carolina and in Charleston. The Lowcountry regional office operates Our Lady’s Pantry, a food pantry that provides assistance to individuals primarily in Beaufort and surrounding counties. Our Lady’s Pantry is managed by Pam Rice. To learn more about this ministry, please check out our website. Pam has been working for Catholic Charities for over a year. When she first began working for Catholic Charities, Pam split her time...

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