Otis is a 6 week old pit mix puppy, available for adoption from the Grand Strand Humane Society. He’s ready to cuddle and/or play. Full of love and “puppy” spunk, too. Stop by and see him or his kennel (or kitty) mates, at the Grand Strand Humane Society on Mr. Joe White Avenue behind Myrtle Waves and the Ripken Experience. More info HERE!
Percy’s slightly less than a year old, a sweet hound who plays well with other puppies, and he’s available for adoption from the Grand Strand Humane Society. He’s been through an abusive situation before, so he’ll be timid awhile but would warm up quickly.
Julia’s a 12-week old docile terrier mix, as sweet and lovable as they get, and she’s ready for adoption from the Grand Strand Humane Society. She’s the last of a litter of six already adopted. Stop by and see her or her kennel or cat mates, anytime during their business hours (closed Thursdays and Sundays) at the facility at the end of Mr. Joe White Avenue, behind Myrtle Waves and the Ripken Experience.
Sadie’s a 2-year old American Bull Terrier, docile and looking for love, available for adoption from the Grand Strand Humane Society. She’s very shy at first, but warms up to you in minutes. Stop by and see her or her other kennel (or cat litter) mates at the Grand Strand Humane Society during their normal business hours. Location and hours (and more pets) here!
In the aftermath of the weekend wildfires in Carolina Forest, hundreds are displaced, with nothing more than the belongings on their backs. Thankfully, we live in a gracious community and everyone wants to help – somehow. That being said, we’ve compiled some information to help you decide which is the best avenue for showing your support for those in need.
The Coastal Carolina American Red Cross has been at the center of disaster relief efforts here before, and are a fantastic organization in the wake of this fire, as well, providing over a thousand meals and snacks already for the 189 residents they’re sheltering. Visit their page HERE to donate money to help! The Red Cross also advises “If you would like to donate non-cash items, the Red Cross recommends contacting their partner agencies, Goodwill and Salvation Army or contacting other local non-profit organizations in the community that accept non-cash items.”
Also, The American Red Cross and Goodwill have set up their command center for accepting donations in the X-Gym, across from the Beach Church on George Bishop Parkway. They are accepting all donations collected at other Goodwill locations throughout Horry County and those collecting at businesses working to help the victims. YOU CAN BRING DONATIONS DIRECTLY TO THIS LOCATION.
Buffalo Wild Wings (Carolina Forest) will donate 10% of all food proceeds through Friday, March 22nd, to relief efforts.
NEW: Girl Scout Troop 61 will be holding a car wash at the Horry County Bank, across from CFE, on Saturday March 23rd from 10am – 2pm. Cashdonations will go to the Windsor Green Fire Victims. Please come out and help our neighbors.
Alta Surf Apartment Homes will collect for affected families beginning Monday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They will accept any type of donation. They can be reached at 843-903-0403 and are located at 101 Breakers Drive in Myrtle Beach.
Fostering Hope in Conway may be contacted at 843-254-8168 to set up an appointment to get clothing and other items for children.
Murphy Express is a drop-off location for fire victims, as well. Visit any of their four locations (17 Bypass in Surfside, in Garden City near Walmart, as well as in Conway and Carolina Forest.