Saturday Wish List for the Myrtle Beach area

November 16, 2012 

  • Information The Saturday Wish List is a place for nonprofit organizations or clubs to list their current needs. We will not publish anything regarding the exchange of labor for money or the exchange of items for money. The deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday. Submissions must be sent in on a weekly basis. Call the voicemail at 626-0282 or email features@thesunnews.com. Leave your name and contact information. Compiled by Lisa Urban. Send holiday wish lists to features@thesunnews.com with Holiday Wish List in the subject line.

Donations: Family Outreach of Horry County needs large size diapers (3, 4 and 5), baby formula/food, new baby clothes, children’s books, baby lotion/shampoo, baby wipes, socks and booties, cosmetics and toiletries for young mothers, and monetary donations. Call 234-2350.

Donations: Regency Hospice is looking for donations of flower vases. We are interested in any size but prefer larger ones. We are also looking for donations of cotton fabric and batting. These items may be dropped off from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at 11943 Grand Haven Drive, Suite A, Garden City Beach. Call 651-2335 or email jpriewe@regencyhospice.com for further details or to make other arrangements for delivery.

Donations: Theatre of the Republic in Conway seeks donations to help us carry out the work of bringing non-professional theatrical productions to the Grand Strand. Donations are tax-deductible and can be made by calling 488-0821, contacting 337 Main St., Conway, or www.theatreoftherepublic.com

Donations: OneMain Financial will be collecting non-perishable food donations during its customer appreciation days, Nov. 17-30, at 2676-C Church St., Conway. Proceeds to help support the mission of The Horry County Low Country Food Bank.

Food drive: House of Blues is collecting non-perishable canned goods to benefit local charities. Guests receive 10 percent off any food or retail purchase with the donation of three non-perishable food items until Wednesday. House of Blues, 4640 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach. Call 913-3704 or visit www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach.

Decorators: Atalaya seeks room decorators, individuals, schools, civic groups and others with creative talent to decorate one of the 30 rooms at Atalaya, the National Historic Home of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington, for the third annual holiday open house celebration to be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Dec. 1. Call 650-6666.

Donation: All 4 Paws is in need of a passenger van, in excellent operating condition, to carry animals to and from adoption events every weekend in Horry and Georgetown counties. Tax receipt is available to donor. Call 237-7297.

Volunteers: Coastal Animal Rescue seeking volunteers in North Myrtle Beach area for ongoing Saturday adoption event at Petco store. Call 385-3087 or email crowntop@sc.rr.com.

Donations: Fostering Hope needs new/gently worn winter coats, new socks and underwear, hygiene products and gently worn and new winter clothing for the children and teens in foster care. Call 254-8168. We are located at 1001 Second Ave., Conway.

Volunteers: Brunswick Novant Medical Center is recruiting volunteers to fill numerous volunteer roles throughout the hospital. Applications must be submitted by Nov. 30 to attend the next volunteer informational meeting to be held from 1-4 p.m. on Dec. 6 at Brunswick Novant Medical Center. Call 910-721-1454.

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 barbmains@gmail.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.

Christmas party: The children of National Guard, reserve and active duty military and the children and grandchildren of veterans to a children’s Christmas party from 1-3 p.m. on Dec. 9, at the American Legion, 4285 Pine Drive, Little River. There will be music, games, crafts, gifts and refreshments. We would like to honor your children at this special time of the year to thank you for your service to our great country. Call 390-5639 or email grandstandbsm@yahoo.com to register your children. Visit www.grandstrandbluestarmothers.com.

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 ferrism@atmc.net.

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: The Horry County Teen and Infant Shelter Home needs monetary donations, gift cards to department stores, cribs, infant seats, infant swings, high chairs, play pens, car seats, large quantity disposable diapers size newborn to 3 months, baby bottles, computers, small computer desks and computer chairs, a chest of drawers, DVD player, pre-lit 6-foot Christmas tree, ornaments and decor. Call 877-9786 or 251-1811.

Volunteers: Hospice Care of South Carolina seeks volunteers for Horry County. If interested, call 409-7991 or email whitney.rogers@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 through Monday. 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, jelly, 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.

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, litter 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.

Volunteers: In need of drivers to deliver meals for Meals on Wheels in Conway and Myrtle Beach areas. Call 340-5982 or email kathy@mowhc.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 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.

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