Lowcountry homeless shelter receives $50,000 grant

Published: Apr. 28, 2015 at 3:14 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 28, 2015 at 3:25 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - One80 Place, a homeless shelter in Charleston received a $50,000 grant to help feed the homeless and hungry.  The Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program made the donation.

One80 Place, the shelter serves more than 170-thousand meals to hungry and homeless people every year, according to CEO Stacey Denaux.

"Serving an average of 185 meals a day to anyone in need, our Zucker Family Community Kitchen is just one of many outreach efforts we have to engage homeless individuals in our programs and services," Denaux said.

More than 180 men, women and children call One80 Place home, in three different shelter facilities, a news release states.  One80 Place serves three meals a day to the people who call the facilities home, and lunch is open to anyone in the community who is hungry. 

To learn more about One80 Place, visit http://one80place.org/.

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