Working Hard for the Working Poor.

This moment, one in two families in the Midlands of South Carolina falls near or below the poverty line. The Cooperative Ministry is here to provide emergency assistance to those in crisis, providing direct assistance, counseling, guidance and prayer. With the support of generous congregations, individuals and companies in our community, we desire to honor God by reflecting divine compassion for those less fortunate — working hard to lift the Midlands' working poor out of crisis and poverty.

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    • Post Open Enrollment 2014

      Stop by The Cooperative Ministry starting this Saturday, November 15th and  November 22nd from 10a - 3p for the beginning of open enrollment for the

    • Post Feed The Need Food Drive

      You still have time to donate non-perishable food items like peanut butter, pasta, rice, low-sugar cereal, and pop toped canned foods such as tuna, me

    • Post Change A Life… Donate A Car

      Anyone who believes a car is a luxury for a low-income family has never had to commute daily to work from Hopkins to Gaston, a distance of approximate

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    Wish List


    Youth shoes-sizes 13 – 6
    Women shoes-sizes 7 – 13
    Men shoes-sizes 9 – 14

    Men’s- Sizes 32 – 54  (short and long lengths)

    Women’s Plus Size Clothing
    Tops- Sizes XL – 5XL
    Pant Sizes- 16 – 32

    Men’s- Sizes 30 – 50
    Women’s- Sizes 7 – 14
    Girl’s- Sizes 4 – 20
    Boy’s-Sizes 4 – 20

    All sizes needed for men, women and children

    Furniture For the Office:
    Table that can sit 6 to 8 people (no longer than 7ft)
    6 to 8 chairs
    2 end tables for sitting area
    2-4 sitting area chairs

    Assistance needed with data entries and reception desk

    Cars and other vehicles in running condition

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(803) 799-3853

3821 West Beltline Boulevard

Columbia, SC 29204

Cooperative Ministry