Saturday Wish List for the Myrtle Beach area

December 14, 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 Leave your name and contact information. Compiled by Lisa Urban.

Donations: Horry County teen and shelter home needs gift cards, monetary donations, groceries, infant car seats, nanny cams, baby monitors, baby bottles, diapers for newborn to 6 months, computer/laptops/tablets, all-in-one printers, small computer desks, bookshelves, all cooking, baking supplies, and volunteers. Call 877-9786.

Donations: The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach wish list includes digital cameras, kitten food, pet beds, cat collars, small litter boxes, litter scoopers, soda bottle lids, digital scales, dog pooper scoopers, dry erase boards/markers and dog houses. Items can be dropped off at the Grand Strand Animal Hospital of North Myrtle Beach, Paws Inn, Myrtle Beach Hyundai, Dog Club & Spa, Wags & Whiskers, Waterway Animal Hospital, Kind Care Animal Hospital, Hair on Main, Fat Harold’s and Patios. The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach is located at 409 Bay St., North Myrtle Beach. Call 249-4948 or visit Also needs a “shelter” vehicle such as an SUV or small van capable of carrying animal cages. We make many trips to adoption events, vets, etc. Must be in good running order.

Donations: AAA Re-Sale Antiques and Collectables, 2290 S.C. 544, Conway, holds holiday food drive through Wednesday. Donations can be dropped off from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Items needed are rice, tuna, grits, cereal, oatmeal, peanut butter, dried or canned beans, canned fruits and vegetables, and diapers and personal hygiene. Items donated and 10 percent of all store sales will be donated to The LowCountry Food Bank.

Donations: Habitat for Humanity of Horry County is in need of Habitat ReStore volunteers, lunches for our construction volunteers every Wednesday and Saturday, construction materials including two-by-fours, office paper, appliance hand dolly, pick-up truck or small box truck, and monetary donations. Call 650-8815, email or send a check to Habitat for Humanity of Horry County, 165 Co-op Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588.

Volunteers: Coastal Animal Rescue seeks volunteers in North Myrtle Beach area for ongoing Saturday adoption event at Petco store. Call 385-3087 or email

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.

Items: Attention all former Pee Dee Elementary students: Our school is trying to build an archive for the history of the school, and we need your help. We are asking for any pictures, documents, stories/memories, etc. of the Pee Dee Elementary area. Any items submitted will gladly be returned to you. Call 397-2579.

Donations: Golf Academy of America Myrtle Beach campus seeks donations of old or unused golf clubs through Monday. In exchange, each person who donates a set of used or unwanted golf clubs will receive a complimentary 30-minute golf lesson. Those interested in participating can drop off clubs at the campus at 3268 Waccamaw Blvd., Myrtle Beach, or call 236-0481.

Fundraiser: The Grand Strand Humane Society begins its “Dollars for Dogs” holiday fundraiser until Dec. 31. The shelter is asking everyone in the community to send in $1 to help the homeless and abandoned animals during the holiday season. The goal is to raise $5,000. All monetary donations can be mailed to or dropped off at the shelter at 3241 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach. Shelter is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; and 11a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Call 918-4913.

Donations: Sea Haven Transitional Living Program needs pop-top canned goods (examples: Chef Boyardee, soup, Vienna sausages, pork ‘n beans, tuna, chicken), peanut butter, jelly, protein bars, gently used young men’s slacks, shirts, shorts, dress shoes, men’s wallets, socks, belts and underwear, hair brushes and combs, men’s and women’s deodorant, and monetary donations. To drop off donations, call 213-1133. Located at 1802-B Oak St., Myrtle Beach.

Donations: South Strand Helping Hand has children who need individuals, families or organizations to buy gifts for them. They have the age, gender and likes for each child. They are always in need of non-perishable food items for the many families they help. Call 238-4594.

Donations: The Community Kitchen of Myrtle Beach, 1411 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach, needs dry or canned gravy mix, pasta, jelly, instant mashed potatoes, tomato soup, green beans, tuna and laundry detergent. Call 444-9383.

Donations: Whiskers Animal Rescue and Sanctuary needs Friskies wet cat food, Friskies Surf and Turf dry food, Purina indoor dry cat food, Kirkland maintenance cat food 25-lb. bag, PetSense, Petsmart, Costco or Wal-Mart gift cards, cat litter, blankets and toys, eco-friendly cleaning supplies, bleach, wet dog food and cash donations. Donations can be dropped off at Petsense, the 501 Tanger Outlets or call 455-6199 or 488-4599 or email

Volunteers: Meals on Wheels of Horry County needs volunteer route delivery drivers, meal delivery drivers and cooks. Call 340-5982 or visit

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.

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.

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.

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

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 To volunteer in Brunswick or Horry counties you can contact Mike Ferris at 910-575-7654 or email

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

Volunteers: Hospice Care of South Carolina seeks volunteers for Horry County. If interested, call 409-7991 or email

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: In need of Bibles to take to homeless shelter. Call Scott at 602-6026.

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.

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