CHAPIN, S.C. — The Chapin We Care Center has launched a new scholarship program to help teens pay for college, certification, or trade programs.

The Chapin We Care Center is a community interfaith outreach program who serves Chapin and the surrounding area.

The outreach program helps provide food to those in need and also help pay for utilities.

Alecia Klauk, the executive director for the center, says they're excited about a new program they just started for their clients.

"Just launched this week our scholarship program for clients and their families so that we can provide some resourcing for academic or certification programs, trade programs," said Klauk.

Three scholarships of $1,000 will be given to those who qualify for one school year. The scholarship money can be used only for tuition, fees, books and equipment, and must be used within a year.

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People can find the link to the application on their website.

"We Care's mission is to provide essential necessities like food and utilities, as well as life skills that can help move our clients from crisis to stability," said Klauk. "We are delighted to offer this new benefit to the clients we so deeply care for!"

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