Callawassie group helps 9 local charities

The Friends of Callawassie Island has awarded nine grants totaling more than $21,000 for local charities to continue its mission of support for less fortunate individuals in Beaufort and Jasper counties. Recipients include Senior Services of Beaufort County, Academy for Career Excellence, Jasper Boys & Girls Club, Help of Beaufort, The Deep Well Project, Hope Haven, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Thumbs Up and Volunteers in Medicine. Friends of Callawassie Island, a nonprofit charity, has placed emphasis on those organizations which provide youth education and recreation, literacy, child care, housing programs for seniors, and expanded health and social services.

Details: Richard Porter, 843-987-0409