Donations: Quilts of Valor is in need of red, white and blue, cotton fabric to be used in making quilts that are given to veterans and service members who have been touched by war. Monetary donations are accepted to help defray the cost, purchase fabric, batting and thread. In the past 12 years, over 120,000 quilts have been awarded nationally and overseas and over 450 in the Myrtle Beach area. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit QOVF.org.
Volunteers: Pepper Geddings Recreation Center is in need of volunteers to help with the Kids Triathlon Race to be held Aug. 15. Call 918-2277 or email email@example.com.
Donations: St. Christopher’s Children, a local volunteer-driven charity, has been providing essential clothing and critical orthodontic care to the neediest of children throughout Georgetown County. You can help the work continue by mailing a check to St. Christopher’s Children, P.O. Box 749, Pawleys Island, S.C. 29585 or with a credit card through the www.StChristophersChildren.org website. You can shop or make donations to our resale shop next door to Applewood Pancake House in Pawleys Island.
Donations: AARP-SC and the Veteran’s Welcome Home and Resource Center are sponsoring a Veteran’s Stand Down for homeless veterans on Sept.18. Items needed are nonperishable foods, ladies and men’s socks, and ladies tank tops and underwear. Call 803-873-2266 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers: Neighbor to Neighbor is seeking caring and compassionate volunteer drivers who have a desire to help homebound seniors by driving them to life-sustaining doctors appointments, the pharmacy and grocery store. Supplemental medical, automobile and volunteer liability insurance provided. Flexible online scheduling. Orientation is required. Call 839-0702, ext. 106, or Farrah@gracefullyaging.org.
Donations/volunteers: Kind Keeper Animal Rescue is seeking donations of large dog cages, shelving, window air-conditioners, a 17-inch handicap toilet, 6-foot fencing for kennels, lumber for front deck, and other types of supplies. Volunteers are welcome too. Call 855-1398 or email@example.com; visit kindkeeper.org.
Volunteers: Bikini Beach Cat Rescue is in need of volunteers who can help with quarterly newsletter, upcoming golf fundraiser, and fundraising for spay/neuter programs. Monetary donations are always appreciated to assist our feral and low-income families with spay/neuter surgeries. Call 655-7881 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations: North Strand Housing Shelter is in need of paper products, window cleaner, bathroom cleaner, Pine Sol, empty spray bottles, dishwasher detergent, bleach, heavy-duty paper bowls and plates, solo cups, heavy duty plastic forks, knives, and napkins, HE laundry soap, fabric softener, coffee, creamer, sugar, tea bags, food dry goods, bottled water, cereal, crackers, popcorn, peanut butter, jelly, canned tuna, beef jerky, gasoline gift cards, and under the bed plastic storage containers (48-by-24-by-7 inches deep). Items may be dropped off at Mattress Direct in Gator Hole Plaza, U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach. Call 756-9488 or email email@example.com.
Donations: South Strand Helping Hand would appreciate your donations. We serve residents in need from the South Strand area. Food can be dropped off at 812 Poplar Drive S., Surfside Beach, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Monetary donations can be mailed to the same address. Call 238-4594, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.southstrandhelpinghand.org.
Volunteers/donations: Prayer shawl ministry is in need of yarn and volunteers to knit or crochet shawls, blankets, hats, lap robes for area hospitals, hospice and veterans. We meet from 9:30-11:30 a.m. every Wednesday, fellowship hall, New Life Lutheran Church, 7311 S.C. 544, Myrtle Beach. Call 860-690-4868 or 655-7208.
Volunteers: Meals on Wheels is looking for drivers to deliver meals to clients. Call 340-5982.
Donations/volunteers: Safe Haven is in need of volunteers for adoption fundraisers and fostering cats. Call 390-1688.
Volunteers: Heartland Hospice is in need of volunteers to sit with patients or help in the office. Whatever your talents are and whatever time you can generously spare, we want to talk with you. Training is complimentary and can be provided on your schedule. Call 444-0813.
Volunteers/donations: Kare Team Sanctuary is in great need of volunteers who are able to commit two or three hours per week to care for fully vaccinated, rescued canine friends or foster care for recovering dogs. Dry food, gently used towels, thin blankets and other supplies are needed for the no-kill shelter for abandoned and abused dogs. Call 399-9290.
Donations: The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach is looking for sponsors for shelter pets. If you can’t adopt a dog or cat, this is a good opportunity to honor a loved one or pet by sponsoring a shelter pet in their honor or memory. Visit www.hsnmb.org to sponsor a shelter pet.
Donations: Fostering Hope is in need of children’s and infants’ items, toddler beds, double strollers, new underwear and sneakers, gently used clothing for infants to teenagers and more. Call 254-8168.
Volunteers: If you like helping seniors and want to make a difference, Agape Hospice wants to hear from you. Agape pairs volunteers with patients and is looking for folks willing to give of their time and talents. If you are interested, call contact Julie at 307-4740.
Donations: Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand is in need of program supplies, such as construction paper, paints, colored pens, glue and more, and items for imaginary play, outdoor play area and board games. Items can be dropped off at 1404 Carver St., Myrtle Beach. Call 712-1977 or visit www.bgclubgs.org.
Volunteers: Ayusa, a high school international exchange program, is seeking host families for students coming for the 2015-16 school year. Learn about another culture and share your America. Kids represent more than 60 countries and have their own medical insurance. Applications accepted until Aug. 31. Call 650-1030 or go to www.ayusa.org.
Donations: Surfside PX Thrift Store is in need of furniture and working appliances. Proceeds to benefit veterans. Drop off 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1200 Surfside Industrial Park, Surfside Beach. Call 839-5558 or visit www.surfsidepx.org to arrange pick up.
Donations: Friends of Surfside Library need paperback or hardback books, children’s books, puzzles, DVDs and CDs for monthly book sale. Leave at the circulation desk or call 238-5869 or 238-5032 for pick up. No textbooks, magazines or encyclopedias.
Volunteers: Smith Medical Clinic is in need of volunteer nurses. Schedules are flexible, with the following clinic hours: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Thursday. Call 237-2672.
Volunteers: Horry County Literacy Council is looking for people who would be interested in volunteering in the following areas: community outreach, board of directors, dyslexia tutors, math tutors, general literacy tutors, literacy screeners, data entry, general office support. Call 839-1695.
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. Tuesdays. Submissions must be sent in on a weekly basis. Call the voicemail at 626-0282 or email email@example.com. Leave your name and contact information. Compiled by Lisa Urban.