Beaufort News

Callawassie gives more than $20,000

Nonprofit group Friends of Callawassie Island has awarded nine grants to charities in Beaufort and Jasper counties, totaling more than $20,000.

The recipients were Senior Services of Beaufort County, for a home-delivered meals program; Academy for Career Excellence, for the Heroes on Horseback program for special-education students; Boys & Girls Club of Jasper County, for staffing after-school programs; Help of Beaufort, for mobile meals; The Deep Well Project, for utility payments; Hope Haven of the Lowcountry, for the Children's Advocacy Center; National Alliance on Mental Illness, for education programs; Thumbs Up, for an after-school educational program; and Volunteers in Medicine, for a fax, scanner and copy machine.