Helping neighbors in need with practical support through crisis assistance, hunger relief and resource referrals.

Kershaw Area Community Resource Exchange


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Welcome to KARE!

KARE is a non-profit organization located in Kershaw, SC dedicated to providing resources that enable our clients to achieve sustaining financial independence. We offer assistance through community improvement and involvement through crisis assistance, food distribution, home repairs, a retail discount thrift store, and partnerships with local agencies.

We currently provide crisis assistance and food distribution to the following areas:


  • Bethune
  • Cassatt
  • Heath Springs
  • Jefferson


  • Kershaw
  • Liberty Hill
  • Westville


For more information, please contact us!

One Day Only!

Our next community giveaway and BOGO sale will be Tuesday, February 13th. We'd love to see you...

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Help Tackle Hunger during the 2018 Souper Bowl

Help us Tackle Hunger by participating in this year's Souper Bowl of Caring, going on now through Sunday, February 4th! To participate, simply donate canned goods and/or paper products, or make a monetary donation to our food pantry! Donations can be made any time...

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Store SALE

Come shop with us next week (Jan. 22-27) and save 50% off ALL clothes and shoes!

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Hours of Operation

All services are located at 206-210 E. Marion Street, Kershaw, SC

Crisis Assistance

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 8-10:30am

Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:30-4:30pm

Click Here To Schedule Appointment

Food Pantry

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 8-10:30am

Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:30-4:30pm

Clothing Closet

Mondays & Wednesdays 1-5:30pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9am-2pm

Saturdays 9am-2pm