PLATINUM2023

Catholic Charities of South Carolina

CHARLESTON, SC   |  www.charitiessc.org

Mission

In fulfillment of the Gospel's call to serve Christ in those in need, Catholic Charities of South Carolina seeks to exemplify and inspire Christian service.

Ruling year info

1946

Executive Director

James Kaiser

Main address

901 ORANGE GROVE RD

CHARLESTON, SC 29407 USA

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Formerly known as

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Charleston

EIN

57-0314369

NTEE code info

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Working together with community partners to end poverty in South Carolina through Christ's service to those in need.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Our Lady's Pantry

Our Lady's Pantry is a part of the Wellness Program at Catholic Charities. Through our wellness pantries we strive to provide healthy foods along with behavioral economics education to help make a systematic change in the lives of our clients throughout South Carolina.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Families
Seniors

Carter May Senior Living provides Assisted Living Services for adults age 60 and older. Our facility consists of assisted living rooms with shared or private baths as well as spacious suites featuring a living room, bedroom, private bath, and kitchenette. We also have community and private dining rooms, a beauty/barber salon, chapel, activity room, comfortable parlors, and a screened porch. Services provided include 24 hour assistance, personal care services, medication administration, meals, housekeeping, laundry services, recreational activities, and spiritual services. Trained staff are dedicated to providing kind and compassionate care that allows our seniors to continue leading active, meaningful lives.

Population(s) Served
Seniors

Clean of Heart provides showers and laundry services to the Columbia, Pee Dee, and Greenville homeless population.

Population(s) Served
Homeless people

Save A Smile provides assistance to clients in need of full dentures. This service also includes a comprehensive dental wellness workshop to provide education on care and maintenance of dentures. All dentures are provided on a sliding scale fee. Preventative dental care is available in some regional offices.

Population(s) Served
Adults

This program provides low cost, high quality immigration legal services to those who cannot afford a private attorney. Our offices handle primarily family-based immigration cases, including assisting immigrants in filing for permanent residency in the United States and helping immigrants to consular process through consulates abroad. We help immigrants to file for Naturalization, Temporary Protected Status, renewal of work permits and permanent resident cards, as well as assisting in applications for removal of conditions on residency, NACARA, fiance visas, Deferred Action for Childood Arrivals (DACA), religious visas, and extensions of non-immigrant visas. Additionally, we assist immigrant victims of crime to file for U visas and self-petitions under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). We are an affiliate of the Catholic Legal immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Population(s) Served
Adults

We operate a Clothing Closet ministry which provides new and used clothing, shoes, and toiletries to the local community.

Population(s) Served
Homeless people

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Our Lady's Pantry

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Number of people received immigration service

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of homeowners/tenants rating their feeling of safety in and around their homes as satisfactory

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

Assisted with home repairs caused by natural disasters

Total number of clients experiencing homelessness

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

Visitors to the Clean of Heart Laundry and Shower services

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Brand recognition as a leader in Christian service, Statewide signature partnerships with 50 parishes and 3 schools, Communication and stewardship strategies established statewide, financial sustainability, effective governance, and forward strategic planning process

1. Recreate/Rebrand CCSC as Christian Service Organization:
Tell our Story & Create Grassroots Stewardship for Statewide
Impact Strategy

2. Develop Organizational Partnerships (Parishes, Schools,
Volunteer Service Organizations, Diocesan Ministries)

3. Establish New Signature Ministries

4. Implement Governance Best Practices

5. Leadership Structure that Supports Future Growth

6. New Resource Development

1. Engage Parishes, Volunteers Groups/Individuals:
a. Matthew 25 Events
b. Regional Staff Outreach to Pastors & Service Groups

2. Effectively Tell our Story & Create New Support for Statewide Impact Strategy:
a. Annual Reports
b. Ministry Impact Videos
c. Seasonal Direct Mailing
d. Quarterly Newsletters
e. Enhanced Social Media Plan
f. Grassroots Fundraising Dinners

3. Expand Signature Ministries Statewide in Partnership with Parishes/Service Organizations/Diocesan Ministries:
a. Matthew 25 Events
b. Sister Hope
c. Mobile Ministry (food, hygiene kits, showers, laundry)

1. Engage Parishes, Volunteers Groups/Individuals by hosting initial Matthew 25 Event; Effectively Tell our Story & Create New Support for Statewide Impact Strategy by publishing official annual report, ministry impact videos, quarterly newsletters; Expand Signature Ministries Statewide in Partnership with Parishes/Service Organizations/Diocesan Ministries by partnering with parishes in the upstate through the launch of a new Clean of Heart mobile ministry.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Catholic Charities of South Carolina

Board of directors
as of 07/24/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Most Rev. Jacque Fabre-Jeune, CS

Bishop of Charleston

Very Rev. D Anthony Droze

Jose R Estevez

Mavis Huger

Mike Munafo

Very Rev. Richard Harris

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/4/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data