Facts and Figures of 2014
The We Care Center is a food pantry that provides emergency food and utility assistance to people in need. We currently serve six zip codes (29036, 29122, 29177, 29126, 29075, and 29127), which include the communities of Chapin, Peak, White Rock, Pomaria, Little Mountain and Prosperity.
In 2014 we served 2,459 families representing 6,734 family members - we helped 142 new clients during the year. We Care Center was able to provide them with 231,113 pounds of food, $78,685 in utility assistance, $19,567 in gas and heating assistance vouchers, plus Thrift Shop Vouchers, Summer Camp, Thanksgiving Baskets, and Christmas gifts for children. With the help of 115 volunteers who donated 7,193 hours, we were able to help out the community.
The We Care Center also uses its community building to host other activities such as the Good Samaritan Free Medical Clinic and free monthly luncheons sponsored by Chapin Presbyterian.