Volunteers/donations: Whiskers Animal Rescue and Sanctuary is looking for passionate volunteers to help clean and maintain the cat sanctuary and kitten nursery, update social media sites, help with grant writing, foster and/or help with adoption events, craigslist sales of donated items and fundraising. Whiskers needs bleach, laundry detergent, wet and dry Friskies, Costco, Sam’s or Wal-Mart gift cards, kitty condos and scratching posts. We collect clean aluminum cans for recycling to raise funds to support the sanctuary. Call or text 455-6199; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers/donations: Kare Team Sanctuary needs volunteers who would be committed to one morning or afternoon per week for two to three hours to care for rescued canine friends; other supplies are needed for the shelter. Call 399-9290.
Donations: The Shepherd’s Table collects items for weekend traveler packs, such as protein bars, Vienna sausages, potted meat, beanie weenies, fruit cups, pudding, peanut butter, chips, crackers, bottled water and juice. Also in need of food for Thanksgiving: boneless turkey breasts, Stove Top stuffing, veggies, rice, instant potatoes, green beans, etc. We have an ongoing need for paper towels, Dawn dish detergent, Pine Sol, toilet paper and bleach. Call 488-3663; Tshepherdstable@sccoast.net. Items can be dropped off at 1412 A Gamecock Ave., Conway.
Volunteers: Heartland Hospice is in need of people to volunteer to sit with our patients or help in the office. Whatever your talents are, and however much time you can spare, we want to talk with you. Call 444-0813. Training is complimentary and can be provided on your schedule.
Donations: All 4 Paws Animal Rescue is seeking donations of small, quality items to be sold at its holiday tree and gift boutique fundraising sale from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 1 at the shelter. Suitable items include china, crystal, jewelry, coffee table books, gift certificates and decorator items. Donations can be dropped off at 708 Petigru Drive, Pawleys Island, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday or Angel Pets Grooming Saloon, 3574 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 506-2688.
Holiday decorators needed: The Friends of Huntington Beach State Park are looking for volunteers to decorate a room in Atalaya, the former winter home of Anna and Archer Huntington. This will be the Friends’ fifth annual holiday celebration at Atalaya on Dec. 6. If you or your school group, church group, civic group or your business want to decorate a room and promote your group or business, call 650-6666 or email@example.com for more information.
Volunteers: Meals on Wheels of Horry County is in need of drivers for our Conway, Myrtle Beach and Surfside/Murrells Inlet routes. Driver requirement is for one day per week, and a route takes, at most, 2 hours, beginning at 10:30 a.m. to deliver. We also have need for back-up drivers for all areas to fill in on short notice when a regular driver is unavailable. We deliver hot meals to those who are alone, homebound and cannot prepare meals for themselves due to medical issues. Call 340-5982 for information/to volunteer.
Donations: The American Legion Auxiliary is looking for discarded cell phones, tablets, cameras and ink cartridges to recycle for cash to be used to assist our veterans. Call 504-0032 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations: Help4Kids/Backpack Buddies is in need of twin beds, sheets and blankets for beds, bathtub, stove, refrigerators, sleeping bags, space heaters,blankets, pots & pans, dishes, boys and girls clothes and hoodies, food donations for Thanksgiving and more. Call 651-4310 or email@example.com. Items can be dropped off at 12053B U.S. 17 Bypass S., Garden City Beach.
Donations: Christmas for local foster children. The S.C. Youth Advocate Program that serves therapeutic foster children in the area is in need of your help to make this a special time for these kids. Monetary donations, gift cards, new bicycles or take an angel and shop for a child. Contact: 238-9691 or lwatson @scyap.com.
Volunteers: Guardian Ad Litem programs are in need of volunteers to help abused and neglected children in the area. You will be assigned a case where you could become the voice for that child. You must be 21, have no criminal history and not appear on the child abuse registry. You would be provided with a free, 30-hour training class that would ensure you have the necessary information to do the job. To volunteer, call 347-9750, visit www.scgal.org or www.oepp.sc.gov/gal.
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 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations: Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand is in need of items for the activity room and for outdoor play area, such as Lego table, train table, board games for ages 6-9 and 9-12, puzzles, dishes for kitchen set, DVDs of Disney movies, doll house, soccer balls, footballs, jump ropes and hula hoops. Items can be dropped off at 1404 Carver St., Myrtle Beach. Call 712-1977 or visit www.bgclubgs.org.
Volunteers/donations: Coastal Animal Rescue needs volunteers in the shelter, at adoption and fundraising events, to transport dogs to events, and help at the adoption center at PetSmart in North Myrtle Beach. Fosters also needed for small dogs and puppies, kittens and special needs cats. Donations of used clean linens, bleach, crates, carriers, toys and bedding are needed. Items can be dropped off at 1288 Limestone St., Murrells Inlet, or call 385-3087 for more details.
Addresses: Blue Star Mothers are looking for names and addresses of deployed service men and women for holiday boxes. Call 504-0032 or email email@example.com.
Addresses: Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina will be packing Christmas Hero Boxes to send to our men and women in uniform who will be stationed or deployed outside the United States during the holidays. Please submit the full name and address of your military hero and the anticipated deployment dates, as well as your contact information, to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is Nov. 12.
Donations: North Strand Housing Shelter is in need of copy paper, notebooks, staple guns, paper clips, marking pens, highlighters, pens, pencils, tape, fluorescent light bulbs, select-a-size paper towels, toilet paper, napkins, cleaning supplies, heavy-duty paper bowls/plates, solo cups, HE (high-efficiency) laundry soap, fabric softener, bleach, coffee, sugar, creamer, tea and gasoline gift cards. Items may be dropped off at Mattress Direct in Gator Hole Plaza, U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach. 756-9488 or www.northstrandhousingshelter.org.
Volunteers: Grace Ministries is looking for two computer-savvy and compassionate office volunteers who have a desire to help homebound seniors by scheduling, overseeing and working in a team environment to secure volunteer transportation. 839-0702, ext. 106, or Farrah@gracefullyaging.org.
Volunteers/donations: The Salvation Army is in need of Red Kettle “sponsors” and volunteers for the upcoming Christmas campaign. Volunteers at stores. Donations needed are boxes for food drive and distribution (paper-ream size with lids), canned goods, nonperishable food, hot dogs, snacks for after-school program, gift cards for food baskets, furniture, clothes and household items. Call 488-2769; items can be dropped off at any Horry County Family Store locations or offices, 210 Laurel St., Conway.
Donations/volunteers: Family Outreach needs diapers sizes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and pull-ups; new or gently used baby and toddler fall and winter clothing, sizes newborn to 5T; baby and children’s sweaters and coats, sizes newborn to 5T; baby wipes, baby wash, bottles, diaper rash cream; for moms: maternity clothing, shampoo, conditioner, hairbrushes, toothpaste, toothbrushes, body wash; volunteers for our fundraising committee, board members and monetary donations. Call 234-2350.
Volunteers: The Long Bay Symphony, a nonprofit professional orchestra, provides concerts and music education throughout the Grand Strand. Volunteers are needed in the office and to support fundraising events. We also need about 65 older metal chairs for musicians (new chairs are too curved). Call 448-8379 or email email@example.com.
Volunteers: Lower Cape Fear Hospice Mercy Care is looking for volunteers for its Healing Arts programs. Volunteers are needed for music therapy, art therapy, pet therapy and massage therapy, as well as those interested in horticulture and storytelling. Reiki masters also are needed. Call 910-796-7991 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations: Surfside PX Thrift Store is in need of furniture and working appliances. Proceeds to benefit veterans. Drop off at 1200 Surfside Industrial Park, Surfside Beach. Call 839-5558 or visit www.surfsidepx.org to arrange pickup; summer hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
Donations: North Strand Helping Hand needs donations to serve residents of the North Strand. Food and clothing donations can be dropped off at 2510 Long Bay Road, Longs, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon Friday, or monetary donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 115, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29597.
Donations: The 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, paper towels, pet shampoo and more. Call 249-4948.
Donations: The Grand Strand Humane Society is in urgent need of food for the animals. We will accept Pedigree dog or puppy food, Purina Cat or Kitten Chow hard kibbles and Fancy Feast canned kitten food. Call 918-4911.
Hospice volunteers: Caris Healthcare needs patient care, administrative and special project volunteers. Call 349-4400.