Call 843-762-3653 if you are a James Island or Folly Beach resident and have questions about JIO’s financial assistance program.
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We hope this update finds all of our supporters well and staying safe! When the COVID 19 pandemic began in March, James Island Outreach (JIO) pivoted our food distribution process to a Saturday drive-thru model. First, 20-30 clients per week; then 40 to 50; now, four months later, we are serving 100+ clients per week […]
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In partnership with Charleston County School District and JIO, we will collect and distribute items to help feed families through the weekend. We need box mac & cheese, peanut butter, canned pasta, beef jerky, fruit cups, granola bars, individual chip bags, and snack nut packages. Donation collections take place on Wednesdays from 9am to 12pm […]
James Island Town Council voted to give James Island Outreach $15,000 and the Lowcountry Covid-19 Relief and Recovery fund $5,000 at its April 16th meeting. James Island Outreach, a wellness food pantry supported by local churches, has been serving the needy on James Island and Folly Beach for over 30 years. JIO also helps with […]
JIO will be open Saturdays from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. to distribute food via a drive-through process for our clients. Distributions will be made on each Saturday as resources allow.
We are accepting in date, non perishable items Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 am -12:00 pm. Please donate if you can. Canned or Packaged Food Donations Needed Most: beans/peas all types crackers cereal/grits/oatmeal corn fruit jelly Jiffy Mix juices macaroni and cheese meat/SPAM/salmon/beef stew pasta (dry) pasta sauce peanut butter rice soup tomato sauce vegetables/mixed