Saturday Wish List for the Myrtle Beach area

February 8, 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.

Volunteers: Amedisys Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide patient support and caregiver relief for patients in Horry and Georgetown counties. We will train volunteers. Call 356-1608.

Donations: Friendship Medical Clinic & Pharmacy, 1396 S.C. 544, Conway, is in need of copy machine white paper, paper towels, toilet paper, 13-gallon kitchen garbage bags, adult, small pull-up diapers, antibacterial wet wipes (without bleach), 3 by 3-inch sticky pads, large size band-aids, children’s books, toys for waiting room. Call 347-7199 or visit www.FriendshipMedicalClinic.org.

Addresses: The Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina are looking for the addresses of any deployed military personnel to send Easter hero boxes to. These hero boxes will be mailed on March 12, so please be sure the addresses are good through April. Email full military addresses to bluestarmotherscc@gmail.com.

Donations: Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach needs dry dog and cat food, dog treats, cat toys, cat litter, metal dog dishes, double cat food dishes, small litter pans, collars and leashes (no harnesses please),weed eater, paper towels, pens, copier paper, digital thermometers, Frontline, pet shampoo, bleach and pine cleaner, dishwashing liquid, laundry detergent, 2-gal. stainless steel buckets, litter scoopers, contractor’s hoses, mops and mop heads, brooms and dust pans, towels and blankets, postage stamps. Call 249-4948.

Donations: In need of Bibles, hygiene products and first-aid items to take to homeless shelter. Call 602-6026.

Donations: Current Transitions of Little River is in need of folding chairs, 6-foot folding tables, large 40-cup coffee pot and working computers. Call 661-301-1392.

Donations: The North Strand Helping Hand is in need of pasta, rice, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter and jelly, and spaghetti sauce. Donations may be dropped off at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center, the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, and the North Strand Helping Hand, 2501 Long Bay Road, off of S.C. 90, in Longs.

Volunteers: Friends of Surfside Library need men volunteers for two to three hours to set up and break down for monthly book sale on the second Wednesday of each month. Call 238-5869 or 238-5032.

Volunteers: Coastal Animal Rescue seeks volunteers to do cleaning at shelter. Call 385-3087, 357-0037 or email crowntop@sc.rr.com.

Volunteers: Smith Medical Clinic Inc. is looking for nurse and provider volunteers to care for patients Monday through Friday mornings and Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Call 237-2672.

Members: Fleet Reserve Association Grand Strand Branch 254, representing all active duty, reserve, retired or veterans of the Navy, Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard, seeking new members. Meetings held 1:30 p.m. every third Wednesday at The Veterans Cafe and Grill, 1144 Shine Ave., Myrtle Beach. Call 692-7465 or email wcoles@sc.rr.com.

Volunteers: Embrace Hospice seeks volunteers. Call 245-0021 or sprosser@embrace-hospice.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.

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.

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.

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 canned fruit, mayonnaise, 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 Daren at 455-6199 or Chris 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.

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 clothing, socks, t-shirts (L, XL, 2XL) and more. Need volunteers to serve a meal. 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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