Donations: The Ladies of Antioch Baptist Church’s WMU are collecting bags of beans through September. All collections will be donated to the “Grits N Grace” Food Bank in Aynor on Oct. 5. Call 430-1491.
Volunteers: Horry County Literacy Council seeks volunteer tutors for adults in need of educational services. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Council is located at 3101 Oak St. in the Myrtle Beach Family Learning Center. Call 839-1695.
Donations: Atlantic Stage is preparing for a fundraising “Treasure Festival” in April and is collecting upscale yard sale items such as home decor, furniture, jewelry, collectibles, tools and cool stuff. Donations are tax deductible. Drop off from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 13 at 79th Avenue Theatre-Coastal Carolina University Extension, 900 79th Ave. N. at U.S. 17 Bypass Intersection, Myrtle Beach. Call 438-8409.
Sponsors: Bikini Beach Cat Rescue invites citizens to sponsor the spay or neuter of a least one animal in honor of National Feral Cat Day, an international campaign of Alley Cat Allies, to promote the life-saving benefits of spay/neuter at The Cat’s Meow in Myrtle Beach and at The Animal Hospital & Laser Center in Pawleys Island, on Oct. 16. For appointments, call 655-7881or visit www.bikinibeachcatrescue.org.
Volunteers: The Stewart Parker Designer Showhouse needs volunteers to host rooms at the showhouse at 1003 Front St. next to the Kaminski House Museum in Georgetown. The showhouse will open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Visit www.designershowhousegtownsc.com to volunteer.
Donations: The sports medicine program at Myrtle Beach High School is seeking the donation of a Life Cycle (or other programmable type) stationary exercise bicycle in good working condition for use in rehabilitating injured athletes. Contact Dr. Jim Berry at 445-2051.
Volunteers: The Myrtle Beach International Airport is seeking senior citizens to volunteer at the information booths and assist travelers at the Myrtle Beach International Airport. The hours for available shifts are 6-11 a.m. and 4-9 p.m. The position requires a “people-oriented” person to answer questions from passengers about services provided at the Myrtle Beach International Airport as well as questions regarding the Myrtle Beach area. Call 839-7342.
Jewelry donations: The Friends of Waccamaw Library needs donations of newly created or gently worn jewelry and accessories. FOWL will hold its 22nd Annual Luncheon and Auction “Jewelry & More” from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 9 at the Litchfield Country Club. Proceeds provide programming and support for the Waccamaw children’s librarian. Tickets are $35 ($25 of which is tax-deductible) and are available at 314-3534. If you have items to donate to the auction, they can be dropped off at the Waccamaw Library or Art Works in the Litchfield Exchange, or call 237-9208. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation.
Donations: The Salvation Army of Horry County needs gently used/new furniture and clothing (especially men and children), truck for donation pickups, volunteers and food for the pantry. Call 488-2769 to volunteer or questions or 381-8080 for donation pickup. Visit www.salvationarmyhorrycounty.org.
Booth sponsors: The Museum of Coastal Carolina needs booth sponsors for Spooky Night at the Museum to be held from 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 25 at 21 East Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. $30 per booth sponsorship. Call Terry Bryant at 910-579-1016 to register.
Singers: Grand Strand Harmony Chorus needs female singers of all ages to join their Christmas Caroling Program from 7-8:30 p.m. which starts on Oct. 9 for nine weeks, at the Surfside United Methodist Church, 800 13th Ave. N., Surfside Beach. There is no cost. There will be performances during the month of December. Call 650-0625 or 650-7323.
Donations: The Friends of the Conway Library are now accepting gently used books, audio books, DVDs, CDs, cookbooks, and paperbacks for a fall book sale to be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6. Please no magazines or encyclopedias. All proceeds benefit the Conway Library. Library is located at 801 Main St. Call 915-7323 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations: Horry County Teens and Infants Shelter Home needs washer and dryer, large microwave, computers, TVs, house cleaning supplies, kitchen items, bathroom items, groceries, baby items, diapers, blankets, furniture, toys, etc. Call 877-9786.
Donations: Operation Christmas Child needs your help to fill a shoe box with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a note of encouragement for a child overseas suffering due to disaster, disease, war, terrorism, famine or poverty. National collection week is Nov.12-19. To find collection sites near you, visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.
Donations: The Community Kitchen, 1411 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach, needs dry or canned gravy mix, pasta, large No. 10 cans of tomatoes, soup, green vegetables, tuna and jelly. Call Beth or Nancy at 444-9383.
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.
Donations: The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach at 409 Bay St. needs paper towels, dry dog and cat food, cat litter, can openers, brooms and dust pans, cat toys, collars and leashes, littler scoopers, dog and cat treats, pet shampoo, towels, blankets, Frontline, industrial washing machine & dryer, lawnmower, weedeater, liquid dish soap and more. Call 249-4948 or visit www.humanesocietynmb.org.
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: Operation Warmup is in need of blankets, socks, underwear and T-shirts (L, XL, XXL), hygiene products and more. Drop off at Grand Community Church, 3820 Holmestown Road, or call 997-5059.