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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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
JIO will be open on Saturday March 28 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. to distribute food via a drive-through process for James Island and Folly Beach residents only. Please bring proof of residency or a client ID card. Clients who have not received a regular distribution of food in the last 30 days are eligible. […]
Dear Friends, In the midst of so much change and disruption to our professional and personal lives brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to reach out to all of our supporters to provide an update as to on-going operations at James Island Outreach in serving our clients and community. First and foremost, the […]
The safety of our staff, volunteers, and clients is a top priority for James Island Outreach. As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, JIO will be closed until further notice. We will keep you posted as to the date when we will resume normal business hours. Be safe! Wishing you all good health!