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The North Strand Helping Hand is a partner with the United Way of Horry County. Our Agency was founded more than 30 years ago by area churches.


 NORTH STRAND HELPING HAND September 2014 MONTHLY ASSISTANCE Total Households Assisted: 1,110 with a total of 3,031 members   U.S.D.A. Emergency Food: 475 households with a total of 1276members   Emergency Food: 44 households with a total of 127 members   Mass Food Distribution: Dreamfest in partnership with Barefoot Church:  175 households with 355 members   Clothing: 244 households with a total of 718 members   Household Other: 97 households with 281 members   Medical Rx Assistance: 2 households […]

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2014 3rd Quarter Assistance Report Totals

Total Households Assisted: 3,093 Emergency Food: 1,436 households   Mass Food Distribution: 456 households Clothing: 650 households Household Items: 210 households Medical Rx Assistance: 12 household Rent Assistance: 16 households Senior Outreach: 76 households Utilities Electric: 70 households Utilities Water: 14 households Utilities Heat: 4 household Benefit Bank: 81 households Bus Fare: 5 household TOTAL ASSISTANCE-  PAID OUT FOR 3rd Quarter 2014    Electric: $1,669.03 Food […]

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Another Donation Idea Shared

NSHH President, Anne Parker, shared with us that Waterbrook Community Church in Longs is collecting tuna fish for NSHH and had come up with a cleaver idea to keep the image in their fellowships minds.  While the picture is a little dark, you can see that they have created a collection display with a boat.  […]

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Back To School Shoe Drive Collection Idea Shared

Our Vice President, Jeri Muller, shared the following information on what her church, King of Glory Lutheran Church in NMB has done for the Back To School Shoe Drive: “King of Glory conducts a ‘Noisy Offering’ every month that has a 5th Sunday in it.  Prior to that Sunday, our Social Ministry team selects a […]

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Back To School Shoe Drive!!!

We will be taking applications from our clients from 7/28 through 8/8 for our Back to School Shoe event. They are allowed to request shoes for all school aged children in their household. The clients then return 8/14 through 8/20 to receive a shoe gift card or choose a pair of athletic shoes. Last year we distributed […]

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