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 Registration Ends 5/31/2017

Youth Serve Registration ends 5/31/2017 - don't miss out! If you or someone you know would like to participate in Youth Serve either as a camper or a volunteer, please complete the application(s) online. Remember, scholarships are available!  

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New Hours

Effective 6/1/2017, our crisis assistance and food pantry hours on Monday-Wednesday-Friday will change to 8:30am-10:30am.

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Last day for Discounted Registration!

Today is the last day to use the discount code KERSHAW to receive $15 off your Youth Serve 2017 registration! Go to www.kershawkare.org/youth serve to register. Registration ends May 31st.

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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