Friends of Callawassie awards $7,500 in grants

The Friends of Callawassie Island has awarded grants totaling $7,500 to four organizations in Beaufort County. The grants provide the necessary funding to allow charities to continue their mission of support for less fortunate individuals in the Lowcountry.

The nonprofit group has raised nearly $285,000 since 2001 and awarded more than 190 grants to more than 80 organizations. Groups receiving grants were: Pregnancy Center & Clinic of the Lowcountry ($3,000); Beaufort Women's Center, Beaufort ($2,000); Habitat for Humanity, Bluffton ($1,500); and Born to Read, Beaufort ($1,000).