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!

Thanksgiving Schedule

All departments will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd. Our store will open Saturday, November 24th with normal operating hours for our Food Pantry resuming Monday, November 26th. Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving holiday with your loved...

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2-Day Sale

2-Day Buy One, Get One FREE sale Friday, November 30th and Saturday, December 1st. Buy any one item and get one equal or lesser value for FREE! Our store hours are Monday - Friday, 11am - 5pm and Saturday, 9am -...

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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 - Thursday 8:30am - 11am

Friday Closed

Clothing Closet

Monday - Friday 11am - 5pm

Saturday 9am - 2pm