More Than a Race

The Race Against Poverty is an opportunity to take a stand as a community against the poverty that grips many of our own and stifles our full potential. In the face of the COVID crisis, we are working overtime to respond and help families in crisis stabilize, while connecting people to resources and opportunities to build long term stability and overall well-being.

Together we can build a stronger future!

1/4

1 in every 4 families of Franklin County cannot afford basic living expenses

92%

who have gone through the Circles process increase financial stability and decrease reliance on assistance

12 People

have purchased a home in the past 5 years as a part of their goals for long term stability.

Stories of Change

SCCAP

SCCAP empowers families and engages the community as we pursue innovative and effective solutions to break the cycle of poverty. Support Circles is one of the ways SCCAP works with individuals and families to stabilize, create a future story, and achieve their goals and thrive.

As we do this, we see families improve their health and wellbeing, and join efforts to build a stronger community.

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Support Circles

Support Circles builds relationships that inspire and equip our community to overcome poverty. We initiate purposeful new friendships and partner with families as they develop their own future stories, working to support them in meeting their goals.

Through this community initiative we see people move into long term stability as their dreams become reality, identify common obstacles, and learn how create a more vibrant community! In the Support Circles initiative, there are many opportunities for individual and community involvement to support this critical work.

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Donate to SCCAP

Partner with us by making an investment in the future of our community! Circles does not receive any government funding and remains in our community due to the generosity and partnership of local churches, personal donors, local grants from organizations like United Way and business partners, and the Race Against Poverty.

Sponsor a Participant

Help someone who has signed up to run or walk in the Race Against Poverty as they raise funds for the cause. Give to the critical work of Support Circles in their name, helping them make a greater impact as they participate in this event!