Alcolu, SC
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 13 food pantries in the Alcolu area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Alcolu , SC 29001

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Alcolu, SC to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Alcolu , SC.

Area Served:
Alcolu , SC



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Wateree Community Actions, Inc.

17 Miles Away

13 South Main ST
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 775-4354

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Services:
Provides
*clothing
*employment and job assistance for adults and youth
*eviction prevention and rent payment
*food pantry
*heating and cooling assistance
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
*minor home repair (ramps, LIHEAP)
*mortgage foreclosure prevention and mortgage payment
*prescription expense assistance
*rent payment assistance
*summer camps
*temporary shelter
*United Way Ramp Program (build ramps for people with handicaps)
*utility bill payment assistance
*Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
*weatherization
*Workforce Investment Act (WIA) job training
*youth leadership

Hours:
M-Th 8:30am-5:00pm, F 9:00am-12:00pm

Eligibility:
Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Richland, and Sumter County residents

Documents To Bring:
Picture ID, current bills/receipts, income verification



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-- Thomas Alva Edison




Salvation Army, The - Sumter, Clarendon and Lee Counties

17 Miles Away

16 Kendrick ST
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 775-9336

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Services:
Provides
*clothes closet
*drug rehabilitation
*firewood
*furniture
*mortgage assistance
*prescription expense assistance
*rental assistance
*utilities assistance

Hours:
M-F 9:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Eligibility:
Residents or Sumter, Lee and Clarendon counties

Documents To Bring:
Call on Monday morning



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-- John Haggai




Salvation Army, The - Florence County

37 Miles Away

2210 Hoffmeyer RD
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 662-4461

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Services:
Provides:
*clothing (once every 6 months),
*donation pick-up,
*food pantry,
*household items (thrift store or burn out),
*rent assistance (must have eviction notice),
*thrift store - 1609 W. Palmetto St., Florence, 2111 South Irby St. Florence 215
North 5th St., Hartsville
*utility bill assistance (must have disconnect notice),
*worship services.

Hours:
M-F 8:30am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-4:30pm

Eligibility:
Residents of Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion and Marlboro Counties

*Must have identification card and social security card for EVERYONE in household*

Documents To Bring:
Call for appointments
Food: Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 1:00-1:30pm
Clothing: Wed 9:00-11:00am



Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they think laughable.
-- Johann Wolfgang Goethe




Lighthouse Ministries

37 Miles Away

201 E Elm ST
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 629-0830

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Services:
Program provides financial assistance to families and individuals facing a financial crisis
Agency provides:
*food
*medications
*rent
*traveler's aide
*utilities

Hours:
M-Th 8:30am-4:00pm, F 9:30am-1:00pm

Eligibility:
Residents of Florence County

Documents To Bring:
Call, bring a picture ID, social security card, and copy of bill.



Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want to they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.
-- Margaret Young




Orangeburg-Calhoun-Allendale-Bamberg Community Action Agency, Inc. - Bowman

42 Miles Away

820 Bowman Branch RD
Bowman, SC 29018
(803) 829-2701

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Services:
Provides
*Community Service Block Grant (CSBG, clothing, food)
*Head Start
*HIV prevention education through youth peer educators
*HIV testing (free and confidential, no needles)
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP, heating and cooling assistance and repair, fans)
*Neighborhood Centers
*senior companions
*transportation for schools and community groups on 40-passenger bus
*Workforce Investment Act (WIA) job training

Hours:
M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

Eligibility:
Residents of Bowman

Documents To Bring:
Call



The character ethic, which I believe to be the foundation of success, teaches that there are basic principles of effective living, and that people can only experience true success and enduring happiness as they learn and integrate these principles into their basic character.
-- Stephen Covey




Trident United Way - Berkeley County Service Center

42 Miles Away

325 E. Main St.
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
(843) 761-6033

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Services:
Service Center houses many helping agencies on-site to serve the community Most agencies require appointments and are listed in this database.
The Benefit Bank Site..A Benefit Bank counselor can help clients see if they are eligible and apply for SNAP (food stamps), TANF, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance program, FAFSA, Voter Registration, Taxes, and other benefits
Vita Program site.
Service Centers can help with referrals for clothing. Food Pantry is on site Clients must complete application and provide ID's and social security cards for all family members in order to receive assistance.

Hours:
M-Th 8:00am-4:00pm, F 8:00am-1:00pm

Eligibility:
Berkeley County Residents

Documents To Bring:
N/A



When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
-- Jacob Riis




Salvation Army Service Unit - Berkeley County

42 Miles Away

203 White St.
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
(843) 761-8626

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Services:
Provides assistance with:
*clothing,
*food pantry,
*utilities.

Salvation Army has a limited number of appointments available for financial assistance each month. Call the first of the month for financial assistance information; financial assistance is first come, first serve on a monthly basis and appointments go quickly.

Client has to have some income (job, self employed, disability, etc.) to receive financial assistance Documentation of a significant decrease in one's income in the last 60 days is required or some type of emergency (Examples: loss of job, decreased work hours, medical emergency with paid bill receipts, other recent paid bills such as car expenses, death, proof of a gap between lost job and unemployment, etc.)

Hours:
M-F 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm

Eligibility:
Berkeley County residents experiencing financial hardship. See description for more information.

Documents To Bring:
Call to schedule appointment. Need to have a picture ID.



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-- Peter McWilliams




Caring and Sharing

43 Miles Away

124 West George ST
Hemingway, SC 29554
(843) 558-7966

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Services:
Agency provides:
*food pantry
*utility bill payment assistance

Eligibility:
Elderly and impoverished residents in and around Hemmingway

Documents To Bring:
Call and leave message



The irony is that the person not taking risks feels the same amount of fear as the person who regularly takes risks.
-- Peter McWilliams




Salvation Army, The - Orangeburg County

44 Miles Away

813 Nottingham ST
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 534-6805

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Services:
Agency provides:
*food pantries
*prescription expense assistance
*rent assistance
*utility assistance

Hours:
M-Th 9:00AM-4:00PM

Eligibility:
Residents of Orangeburg, Calhoun and Bamberg Counties

Documents To Bring:
Call or walk-in



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-- Albert Einstein




Orangeburg-Calhoun-Allendale-Bamberg Community Action Agency, Inc.

44 Miles Away

1822 Joe S. Jeffords Hwy.
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 536-1027

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Services:
Provides
*Community Service Block Grant (CSBG, clothing, food)
*Head Start
*HIV prevention education through youth peer educators
*HIV testing (free and confidential, no needles)
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP, heating and cooling assistance and repair, fans)
*Neighborhood Centers
*senior companions
*transportation for schools and community groups on 40-passenger bus
*Workforce Investment Act (WIA) job training

Hours:
M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

Eligibility:
Allendale, Bamberg, Calhoun, and Orangeburg County residents

Documents To Bring:
Call



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