27% of Wadmalaw residents and 15% of Johns Island residents live below the poverty level. That is nearly 4,000 people who struggle with hunger here on the islands. Founded at the beginning of 2015, the foundation was formed from a desire to ensure consistent and dependable sources of food to reach the people in need.
By hosting events such as the Gullah Celebration at Freshfields, Benefit Dinner by Harris Teeter, Shop For a Cause at Tommy Bahama, Sip and Shop at J. McLaughlin and Shop and Share at Lilly Pulitzer, we hope to augment the efforts of our partnered programs.
Collectively, our partnered programs provide thousands of dollars worth of food a year to those in need and there seems to be an ever growing need for more. The Sea Islands Hunger Awareness Foundation is a non-profit, 501c3 organization. All donations are tax deductible and go directly towards fighting island hunger with healthy food and clean water one meal at a time. If you are led to give a monetary gift to benefit everyone you can do so by sending a check by mail or give online today.
Sea Islands Hunger
P.O. BOX 268
Johns Island, SC 29457-0268
Fighting island hunger with healthy food and clean water one meal at a time.
Board of Directors
Honorary Board Members
Dr. Herman J. Blake
Judge Leroy Linen
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