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!

Youth Serve – Lawn Care

We are accepting applications for lawn care. All work will be performed by KARE volunteers and youth in KARE’s Youth Serve program. Please note that Youth Serve does not have the means to move heavy debris. Lawn care assistance is provided to senior and disabled...

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Give Local Lancaster 2018

Give Local Lancaster 2018 is this Tuesday, May 1st - help us surpass last year's goal of $3,500! Remember, all funds donated to KARE during Give Local Lancaster go straight back into our community - donate to KARE and make a difference! Visit...

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Hours of Operation

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

Financial Crisis Assistance

By Appointment Only

Click Here To Schedule Appointment

Food Pantry

Monday & Wednesday 8:30-10:30am

Tuesday & Thursday 2:30-4:30pm

Friday Closed

Clothing Closet

Monday & Wednesday 1-5:30pm

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday 9am-2pm