CLC Happenings

Join us for the Pancake Supper, which is the best deal in town at just $3 per person! This annual event, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Spartanburg, benefits the Charles Lea Center and other charities. Food is generously donated by Denny’s Corporation.
This year’s Pancake Supper will be held from 5 – 8 p.m., on Friday, March 7 at the Charles Lea Center. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
For more information, or if you want to purchase tickets in advance, contact Cyndi Beacham at the Charles Lea Center Foundation, (864) 562-2278 or

Welcome to the Charles Lea Center

The Charles Lea Center is a haven for more than 1,400 individuals - newborns to seniors - and their families, at two campuses and 60 group homes in Spartanburg County. As a vital community resource, it provides services that often cannot be found elsewhere in the Upstate. The Center employs approximately 500 individuals and this staff is is committed to providing the most compassionate services and developing opportunities that wlll lead to an improved quality of life for the folks in which they serve.

For more than 40 years, the Center has been the place to turn for innovative services and expert care for those with disabilities and chronic medical conditions in Spartanburg County. It has grown from an agency with 275 individuals and a budget of $500,000 in 1971 to a budget surpassing $24 million. The Center is the county's second-largest nonprofit (after Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System) and is a driving force in Spartanburg County's economy.

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