Carnes Crossroads Gives Back in 2017
January 9, 2018 | Giving Back
As our community grows, a resource that is funded through a community enhancement fee on all resale transactions at Carnes Crossroads is building an endowment to help residents in need in our own neighborhoods and throughout the greater community. In 2017 the Carnes Crossroads Community Fund (CCCF) made among its first contributions to the community by awarding grants totaling $2,500 to four local non-profit organizations.
Magdalene House of Charleston
The Magdalene House is a nonprofit recovery home for women dealing with addiction. Their mission is to provide women with the opportunity to recover in a safe environment while also providing them with encouragement and support along their journey. The Magdalene house was founded in Nashville, TN in August of 1997 and now has two locations in the greater Charleston area.
YoungLife is an international outreach ministry created for middle and high school students. YoungLife’s mission is to assist younger generations in growing their faith. The vision for YoungLife started in the early 1930s in Texas, and it is now a national organization with branches located all over the world.
Junior Achievements strives to help students realize the importance of the education they are receiving today and how it will help them attain a brighter future. Volunteers work with kids to help them understand all of the options available to them.
Callen-Lacey Center for Children
Calleen-Lacey Center for Children is a residential shelter for children in Berkeley County. The center first opened its doors in Moncks Corner in 1998. Since its opening, the Callen-Lacey Center has been home to over 1,000 children from newborns to 17 years of age. The center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year to the public.
A private 501(C )4, the CCCF distributes resources for charitable organizations and agencies that provide services in our greater community. Residents and others active in the Cannes Crossroads community are invited to nominate non-profit organizations that provide support to our greater community to be considered as grant recipients of the Carnes Crossroads Community Fund. Please email Lisa Avant at firstname.lastname@example.org with suggestions and for more information.