What's Happening at Calvary
Calvary Church will open its doors every Friday evening in February for a series of movies, lectures and speakers from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in celebration of Black History Month. All ages are welcome and light refreshments will be served. These evenings will take place in the Parish Hall on February 6, 13, 20 and 27. For more information call (843) 723-3878.
The plan and study is online. The City Dept. of Traffic and Transportation is recommending the adoption of Alternate #2 which converts Coming to two-way from Beaufain St. to Race street, the conversion of St. Philip to two-way from Beaufain to Calhoun and the conversion of Line Street to two-way for Rutledge to King. The entire study is online at:
The Cannonborough/Elliottborough and the Radcliffborough Neighborhood
Associations are currently supporting Alternate #2.
The folks at the Crisis Ministries Homeless Shelter on Meeting Street are delighted to receive our gifts of: deodorant, sunscreen, new shower shoes (flip flops), new men’s and women’s t-shirts, new men’s and women’s underwear, pasta, coffee, PAM cooking spray, vegetable and olive oil, breakfast cereal, #10 cans (large) of vegetables and fruit, laundry detergent, packaged socks, Dixie paper cups, new reusable water bottles, toilet paper, paper towels, and cleaning supplies. Just a can or box per week from every Calvary family can make a great difference! Please contact Ms. Marion Holmes, Little Red Wagon Ministry Leader, with questions at 884-0584.
The Little Red Wagon is our collection point on Sunday for food and non-perishable items for donation to Crisis Ministries homeless shelter. Please place your items in the Little Red Wagon as you enter church each Sunday. Ms. Marion Holmes, Little Red Wagon Ministry Leader, will ask a volunteer to roll the wagon towards the altar when the ushers bring the collection plates for blessing; and arrange a volunteer to bring the items to Crisis Ministries during the week. Think of the Little Red Wagon when you shop.
Just a can or box of food or other supplies per week from every Calvary family can make a great difference! If you would like to learn more about helping with this new ministry, please contact Marion at 884-0584 or email@example.com.
Calvary’s HALOS representative is Mrs. Mildred Wise. She sincerely thanks parishioners and friends for their financial support when called upon and ask for your continued support. She is still collecting monies for summer camps and you will receive more information for Back to School supplies.
HALOS is the Proud Recipient of the 2011 Erin Hardwick Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management from the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations
Every day, children across South Carolina suffer from abuse and neglect. In 2004, 17 cases on average were confirmed each day in the state. And in Charleston County alone, more than 1,800 children have open cases of abuse or neglect with the Department of Social Services.
At HALOS (Helping And Lending Outreach Support), we provide assistance to abused and neglected children in Charleston County and to their caregivers. Through a variety of programs and initiatives, we help to improve the lives of these children.
However, HALOS is only as strong as our partners, and we need your help to succeed in our mission. With a single donation, you can change the life of a child.
HALOS works hand-in-hand with individuals, businesses, civic groups, clubs, and religious organizations in the Charleston area to help children and their caregivers. Through partnerships with generous individuals and groups, we connect interested parties with children who desperately need their help. Donors can sponsor children for summer camp, supply much-needed back-to-school items, and donate gifts to celebrate birthdays and Christmas. Donors can also provide essential household items to caregivers who need them to keep children out of foster care. And through the Kinship Care program, volunteers can donate their time and expertise to support those caregivers who provide a safety net for abused and neglected children.
Imagine the relief a little boy feels when he is able to stay with his grandparents instead of moving to a foster home. Or the joy a little girl feels after years of neglect when she goes to summer camp for the first time and has a safe place to stay during the summer.
Then imagine how you can make such a difference in the life of a child in your community.
HALOS WISH LIST
Volunteers for Kinship Care Resource & Support Program:
There are some items that we cannot accept at HALOS. Please ask us where you can go to donate the following items that we do not accept here: