The Families Helping Families holiday assistance program is a partnership between the non-profit Palmetto Project and WIS-News 10 in the Midlands. Beginning in August every year, families apply for assistance through local social service agencies who screen for eligibility.  All families for the 2022 program have been identified.

PLEASE CALL 803-758-1020 between 5 AM and 8 PM Monday – Friday
now until Wednesday, November 23

In 2022 Families Helping Families (FHF) in the Midlands will provide assistance to more than 3,600 families in South Carolina. By coordinating with local agencies and community assistance programs we can ensure that donations and charitable giving are targeted to those who need help the most, and by eliminating duplication of services we can do more for more families.families in need of food, clothing, and Christmas gifts. The estimated value of this assistance is nearly $1.5 million.

Now in its 32nd year, FHF provides a business-like approach to organizing holiday giving for the neediest.

  • Over the past 31 years, more than 64,000 South Carolina families have been helped at Christmas.
  • Every dollar donated to FHF generates nearly $9 in goods and services for Midlands families in need.