Greenville, South Carolina (October 22, 2019) – Meals on Wheels of Greenville has received $5,000 as a recipient of Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC’s 2019 Fall Caritas Grant. The Fall Caritas Grant is issued to South Carolina nonprofits who meet the needs of individuals experiencing poverty.
“Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is inspired by the recipients of the 2019 Fall Caritas Grant. These nonprofits use grant funding to address immediate needs and enhance people’s lives across our great state,” said Tom Keith, president of Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. “By being knowledgeable about their communities, our grantee partners are able to provide valuable services. They’re also examples of good to the rest of us.”
Meals on Wheels of Greenville supports the homebound and seniors throughout Greenville County by providing nutritious meals, personal interaction and independence. The funds from the 2019 Fall Caritas Grant will help provide emergency meals for clients of Meals on Wheels.
“Our Emergency Meals Program is essential in ensuring the homebound in our community are taken care of at all times,” said Catriona Carlisle, Executive Director at Meals on Wheels of Greenville. “We are appreciative of foundations like Sisters of Charity and their support of the programs our community relies on.”
Meals on Wheels of Greenville was one of 77 nonprofit organizations to receive Fall Caritas Grant funding from Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina.
About Meals on Wheels of Greenville:
Meals on Wheels enhances the quality of life of homebound individuals and seniors by providing nutritious meals, personal interaction and independence. Each day, caring volunteers deliver nearly 1,500 hot, nutritious meals to homebound individuals throughout Greenville County. In 2018, Meals on Wheels celebrated 50 years of delivering hope to the community and 12 million meals delivered. Meals on Wheels is a proud partner of United Way of Greenville County. For more information call 864-233-6565 or visit www.MealsonWheelsGreenville.org.
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. Their mission is to address the various needs of those 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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