How you can help


Clemson Community Care strives to provide the most cost effective services possible to help our clients help themselves out of difficult situations. We are blessed with support many in the community. If you are not a current CCC supporter, please consider supporting CCC in your daily life in one or more of the following ways:

a  donating food items (See the Food Needs box on right side of Welcome page for immediate food needs.)
a  volunteering with us
a  becoming a regular financial contributor
a  giving whenever and wherever you can
a  holding a food drive

Look below to find a way to contribute that will suit your lifestyle or come by the CCC office to see for yourself what is being done for your community.

Be a sponsor!

a   For $250, you can sponsor the Senior Food Box Program for one month, providing a supplemental box of food to 60 local recipients who are over the age of 60 and living at or below the poverty line.

Donate Food for Our Pantry

Please donate to our food pantry. The lists of food items we distribute to each family was prepared by a nutrition group at Clemson University and consists of: juice, peanut butter, canned meats, canned fish, canned vegetables, canned and dried beans, rice, soup, spaghetti sauce, tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, pasta, canned or dried milk, oatmeal, grits, cereal, flour, canned fruit, jello or pudding, crackers or bread. In addition, grocery bags are filled with other items called extras that are donated, such as sugar, eggs, bottled water, nearly expired food we receive from the Walmart distribution program and the Publix bakery, household items such as toiletries, laundry and dish soaps. When purchasing items, consider some more nutritional items such as whole grains, low in salt, and low in sugar.

We give out over 10,000 pounds of food a month. The number of requests for food is ongoing. You can bring food items by the CCC office (9am to 1pm, Monday-Thursday) or to one of the CCC Supporting Churches.

Become a CCC volunteer

We need volunteers to work with us in the following areas:
a  Food Pantry
a  Hands on interviewing our clients
a  Special events
a  Pick-up food donations from area grocery stores
a  Pack/distribute Senior Food Boxes (monthly)
a  Pick-up food donations from area churches
a  Provide clerical support
a  Provide yard and outside area maintenance

Make a monetary donation. Here are some ways:

Donate monthly through your City of Clemson water bill. You can sign up to make an automatic $1 (or more) monthly donation to CCC as part of your water bill payment. You can pick up a sign-up form at CCC or sign up online here.

Send regular support directly to our office. Mail your monetary donations to: CCC, PO Box 271, Clemson, SC 29633. We rely on community support to sustain our mission.

Honorary or Memorial Gift There is no better way to honor a special person in your life or the memory of a loved one than through an Honorary or Memorial gift. We will mail a card to the recipient you designate.

 

Contact the CCC office (864 653-4460; ccc@clemsoncommunitycare.org) if you have any questions or would like to know more about how you can help support CCC. Thank you for your support.

 

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P O Box 271, Clemson, SC 29633 (mail)
105 Anderson Highway, Clemson (map)
864-653-4460    ♦    ccc@clemsoncommunitycare.org
Open: Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 1 pm


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