Donations: Help 4 Kids Back Pack Buddy needs sleeping bags, blankets, heaters, items needed for boys or girls; toys, socks, underwear, gloves, and hats. Call 651-4310 or email email@example.com.
Donations: Be an associate producer and keep the arts alive by donating funds to Atlantic Stage, Grand Strand’s only nonprofit professional theater. All donations tax-deductible as permitted by law. Donations can be made at www.atlanticstage.com.
Donations: Street Reach needs plates, forks, napkins, cups, metal pans, turkeys, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, green beans and more in order to serve Thanksgiving dinner to the homeless and anyone in need of a hot meal. Call 997-5059.
Items needed: Brunswick Arts Council is in need of toys, clothing, tea sets, doll carriages, doll collections, costumes, hats, dresses, tools and any items from the Dickens/Victorian era for display purposes only for the upcoming Charles Dickens Christmas Festival in Southport, N.C. Call 910-253-9666.
Addresses: Grand Strand Blue Star Mothers is looking for addresses of deployed servicemen and women to send Christmas packages to; please send address and expected date of return. Also, looking for children for our Christmas party under the age of 12 whose parent or grandparent is currently serving in our military or who has served. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 390-5639.
Addresses: Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina is looking for addresses for any deployed military personnel to send our holiday hero boxes to. Please send full mailing addresses to: email@example.com no later than Nov. 3. Our hero boxes will go out late November, so please be sure the addresses are good through January.
Holiday greetings: The Red Cross invites the public to send messages of thanks and holiday cheer until Dec. 7 by mailing cards to Holiday Mail for Heroes, P.O. Box 5456, Capitol Heights, MD 20791-5456.
Volunteers: AARP Tax-Aide needs volunteers to help with tax assistance and preparation for low and moderate income taxpayers in North Myrtle Beach, Little River, Longs, Loris and Calabash, N.C., areas that will be held at the Hickmans Crossroad Library in Calabash, N.C. Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. You do not have to be a member of AARP to volunteer. Call 1-888-687-2277 or visit www.aarp.org/taxaide. To volunteer in Brunswick or Horry counties you can contact Mike Ferris at 910-575-7654 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Volunteers: Hospice Care of South Carolina seeks volunteers for Horry County. If interested, call 409-7991 or email email@example.com. Visit www.hospicecare.net.
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 laundry detergent. 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.
Volunteers/donations: Coastal Animal Rescue is in need of volunteers to work at shelter and fundraisers. We are in need of wet/dry dog or cat food, and more. All items can be dropped off at the Coastal Animal Shelter, 1288 Limestone Drive, Murrells Inlet. Call 385-3087 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 and dryer, lawnmower, weed eater, liquid dish soap and more. Call 249-4948 or visit www.humanesocietynmb.org.
Donations: In need of Bibles to take to homeless shelter. Call Scott at 602-6026.
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: Operation Warm-up is in need of coats, blankets, clothing, hygiene products, shoes 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.