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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The mission of Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach is to encourage and support self-sufficiency and self-worth for people in need in our community through education, wellness, and outreach services.    The organization provides services to the residents of James, Johns, and Wadmalaw Islands and the eastside of Charleston County. They offer education programs (ESL, GED prep, budgeting, afterschool tutoring), wellness services (dental clinic, OB/...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
St. James-Santee Family Health Center, Inc.’s mission is to provide residents of Berkeley, Charleston and Georgetown counties access to comprehensive, high-quality, primary health care services in a confidential manner with courtesy, compassion, and respect.   For more than 50 years, U.S. health centers like St. James-Santee Family Health Center have been delivering comprehensive, high quality preventative and primary care to patients regardless...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
The mission at My Sister's House is to provide services and resources to empower victims and their children of domestic violence to live free from abuse. The Women's Advocacy Center was formed by a group of volunteers who recognized a severe gap in services for women affected by domestic abuse. Volunteers provided counseling and referrals to services through a helpline, while also assisting with legal issues and providing safe housing in local...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The mission of the Charleston County Public Library is to connect our diverse community to information, foster lifelong learning, and enrich lives. Charleston County opened the doors to its first free public library on January 1, 1931. The Charleston Free Library of the County of Charleston was initially headquartered in a wing of the Charleston Museum and served residents with five branches and a bookmobile. Currently serving residents with 16...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
In an area of the country known as the “stroke belt,” the “diabetes belt,” and the “obesity belt,” community partners from various sectors are coming together to improve the health of local citizens. Known as Healthy Tri-County, it’s a systems-change initiative that will take years of continuous effort, broad community support and many partners working in a highly-collaborative structure.   Sparked by Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Trident United...

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