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Good Friends of the Lowcountry to Raise Money for Charleston Families During Upcoming Luncheon

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Good Friends of the Lowcountry, a Charleston-based nonprofit that raises funds to provide one-time, limited monetary assistance to low-income families who reside within the Lowcountry, will host their 2018 luncheon on Thursday, November 29th at 11 am.

The nonprofit works with social workers to find needs of crisis within our community and provides last chance resources when all other options have been exhausted, working as a ‘good friend’ stepping in to help a member of our community.

During the annual fundraising event, more than 300 women gather to share in the joy of helping others. A sit-down meal will be provided, as well as fellowship, true stories from recipients and a silent auction.

Last year’s event raised more than $100,000, which provided assistance for 118 women in need, including help with housing, medical expenses, utility bills, and others. Because of Good Friends of the Lowcountry, 47 women and their families avoided homelessness this year.
The nonprofit ran out of funds in September and hopes that this year’s event will provide funds for all of 2019.
Registration for the 2018 luncheon is covered by an annual membership fee of $65. Seating for the event is reserved and limited. To register for Good Friends of the Lowcountry’s luncheon, go online to https://www.goodfriendsofthelowcountry.org/registration/.

Charity partners Good Friends worked with in 2018 include:

  • HALOS
  • My Sister’s House
  • MUSC
  • Trident Area Agency on Aging
  • South Carolina Vocational Rehab
  • Florence Crittenton
  • South Carolina Department of Mental Health
  • Palmetto Community Action Partnership
  • Project Unity USA
  • Palmetto Warriors
  • Healing Hurts

Good Friends of the Lowcountry is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. All donations to Good Friends of the Lowcountry are tax-deductible.

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