Saturday Wish List for the Myrtle Beach area

January 4, 2013 

  • 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.

Donations: All 4 Paws Animal Rescue collects items for spring fundraising sale. They are in need of quality items; one-of-a-kind, smaller items such as holiday gifts that were not right for you; coffee table books; nicer pieces of jewelry; unique household items; small lamps; artwork; statues; paintings by local artists; decorator pillows; new purses; scarves; sweaters; and complete sets of dishes, crystal or silverware. Call 506-2688 or 237-7297 for information or for donation pick up.

Volunteers: Coastal Animal Rescue seeks volunteers at Murrells Inlet shelter working with cat population mornings beginning at 8:30 a.m. Call 385-3087 or email crowntop@sc.rr.com.

Donations: North Strand Housing Shelter needs cans of peas, beans, tomatoes, corn, fruit and packages of macaroni and cheese, Ramen noodles, bottled water, dish washing liquid/detergent, clothes washing liquid, Pine Sol, bleach, paper towels, toilet paper, sponges/scouring pads, dish towels, and paper napkins. Items can be dropped off at 2335 S.C. 9 W., Longs. Call 504-0032.

Fundraiser: Coastal Animal Rescue needs donations of furniture, lamps, pictures and paintings that can be made on Saturday or Jan. 19 between 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Original Suck Bang Blow. Call 808-0276 for drop-off information. Free donation pick-up for donors located from Pawleys Island to U.S. 501 in Myrtle Beach. Call 357-8205.

Volunteers/Donations: Habitat ReStore and Family Partners needs volunteers. Call 650-8815 or email volunteer@habitatmb.org. Items needed are construction materials including 2-by-4s, office paper, appliance hand dolly, pick-up truck or small box truck. Monetary donations can be sent to Habitat for Humanity of Horry County, 165 Co-op Road, Myrtle Beach SC, 29588.

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 needs 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 www.humanesocietynmb.org. 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.

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: 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 needs non-perishable food items. 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 chris@warssc.org.

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

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: 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. 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 barbmains@gmail.com.

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 pick-ups, volunteers and food for the pantry. Call 488-2769 to volunteer or questions or 381-8080 for donation pickup. Visit www.salvationarmyhorrycounty.org.

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

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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