Donations: Fostering Hope, 1000 Second Ave., Conway, needs back to school supplies for children in foster care. Binders, backpacks, paper, pens and more. Call 687-3724.
Volunteers: Mercy Care needs volunteers for a variety of tasks, to include assistance for patients, the Pet Peace of Mind program, the Bereavement Program, office tasks, etc. Call 848-6480.
Donations: Donate your magazines to the Socastee Library after you read them and we’ll make them available for others to read. Just drop them off at the circulation desk. Call 215-4700.
Cartridges: Recycle your inkjet and desk-jet printer cartridges at Socastee Library. Drop off your empty cartridges in either original packaging or in a baggie. We’ll send them to a recycling center. Call 215-4700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations: The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach needs bleach, paper towels, kitten food, cat litter, can openers, brooms and dust pans, cat toys, collars and leashes, littler scoopers, postage stamps, HP #60 ink, cat treats, dog treats, catnip, plastic shoe boxes, pet shampoo, newspapers, washing machine, dryer, small refrigerator, shelving, wheelbarrow, lawnmower and dish soap. 409 Bay St. Call 249-4948 or visit www.humanesocietynmb.org.
Donations: Help 4 Kids Back Pack Buddies holds Vienna Sausage Party at 2 p.m. on Aug. 12, Coquina Clubhouse, 4440 Nassau Court, Little River. Call 390-4010, 877-3155 or 503-8944.
Donations: The Community Kitchen, 1411 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach, needs a new high capacity washer and dryer, large No.10 cans of tomatoes, green vegetables, tuna and jelly. Call Beth or Nancy at 444-9383.
Donation: Fostering Hope a nonprofit is need of a refrigerator. Call 687-3274.
Donations: In need of Bibles, Christian Literature and Bible studies to take to homeless shelter. Call 602-6026.
“Build a Backpack”: Back-to-school supply drive runs through Aug. 31 at Wal-Mart Stores in Leland, Shallotte and Southport. They are working with Communities In Schools of Brunswick County, Inc. to collect school supplies for area students. To learn about helping students or to donate online visit www.cisbrunswick.org or call 910-457-3494.
Fans and cans needed: Donation collection sites are any Horry County Family Stores and Strand Styling Studio in The Market Common. Summertime is a time of much demand for both fans, to keep people cool, and nonperishable food items, with more kids out of school for the summer. Call 488-2769 for more information or 381-8080 for donation pickup. Visit www.salvationarmyhorrycounty.org.
Volunteers needed to distribute meals to children: 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 17; distribution to those ages 1-18 at various sites in Brunswick County, N.C.: Ash, Bolivia, Ocean Isle Beach, Shallotte and Supply, N.C. Call 910-754-4766 to register.
Donations: Help 4 Kids needs donations of hot dog buns, peanut butter, jelly and Kool Aid. Deliver to 12053 U.S. 17 S. Bypass, Garden City Beach; for pick up, call 651-4310.
Volunteers: In need of drivers to deliver meals for Meals on Wheels in Conway and Myrtle Beach areas. Call 340-5982 or email email@example.com.
Donations: The Grand Strand Humane Society is in need of pet food donations: Pedigree dog/puppy food or Purina cat/kitten food. Donations can be dropped off at the shelter Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 11 a.m.-5 pm; Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For larger donations, pick-ups can be arranged by calling 918-4913.
Donations: The Salvation Army needs donations of gently used/new furniture and clothing (especially for men and children); gift certificates and/or tickets to local events for staff and volunteer recognition; office and janitorial supplies; truck for donation pickups; van/bus to pick up children for after-school program/church activities; $50,000 for an elevator for Boys/Girls Club building so the upstairs area can be used; $10,000 to complete upstairs for children’s activity area; volunteers; food for the pantry; media partner to advertise The Salvation Army Family Stores (radio/TV/billboards); new carpet for Family Store(s); and paint and supplies for walls of Family Store(s). Call 448-2769 or 381-8080.
Donations: Operation Warmup is in need of Bibles, shoes, sandals, flip flops, men’s socks, underwear and T-shirts (L, XL, XXL), bottled water, canned goods that don’t need to be heated or opened with an opener, hygiene products and more. Drop off at Grand Community Church, 3820 Holmestown Road, or call 997-5059.
Cellphones: The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernian’s is collecting deactivated cellphones and name brand cartridges from printers all types (please put ink in bags). You can drop off donations at the Aquatic Center in North Myrtle Beach, or you can call 238-8132 to arrange a drop off. All money collected is given to local charities.
Donations: Friends of Surfside Library needs books, puzzles, DVDs and CDs for monthly book sale. Leave at the Circulation Desk or call 238-5869 for pick up. No textbooks or magazines.