We are a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, and our service area includes Greenville and Spartanburg counties, focusing many services in Greer, Taylors, Duncan, Lyman, and Wellford. Prevention is at the core of our mission. In 1936, in the depth of the Great Depression, Greer citizens founded Greer Relief to help prevent their neighbors from starving and freezing. We have continued to fight hunger and homelessness in our community. Our focus has matured with time, and today, we intervene when crisis threatens a family’s life using proven practices that meet needs and offer solutions to alter each family’s trajectory. Our key methods include: Case Management Financial Support Referral Next Step Education We believe that our community’s health is reflected by its residents’ well being. Similar to the circumstances surrounding the Great Depression, circumstances contributing to need are complex. Families may need relief due to generational cycles of poverty and addiction. Conversely, families may encounter a completely unexpected crisis, such as job loss, injury, a death, or other disaster.