About Us


North Strand Helping Hand

We provide assistance with the essentials of life: food, utility bills, transportation for stranded families, clothing and household articles.

We dedicate ourselves to work in partnership with United Way and support churches such as, First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach, King of Glory Lutheran Church, Lakeside Baptist Church, Little River United Methodist Church, Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church, Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Trinity United Methodist Church, North Strand Community Church Waterbrook Community Church as well as local businesses and caring individuals to improve the quality of life for the under privileged in our community.


Our History

North Strand Helping Hand is an emergency aid organization that strives to meet the immediate needs of the North Strand community.

We are a United Way of Horry County Community Partner that serves as a crisis intervention organization, which responds to the needs of the North Myrtle Beach, Little River and Loris (East of Hwy 701) communities.


Our Mission

Providing the North Strand of Horry County, SC with life's basic necessities.

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We are here to serve our communities. We encourage you to visit our facility.

North Strand Helping Hand

2501 Long Bay Rd. Longs, SC 29586, US

Phone: (843) 399-0862


Monday - Thursday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Friday: 10:00am - 12:00 Noon

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Site Content

Important Announcements

Notice Regarding Fridays

Notice Regarding Fridays


NSHH is operating on a day-to-day basis. We are not letting clients come inside the building. We are accepting clothes, but NO food donations.

Kelly is requesting that any volunteer that has been out of state not come into NSHH for at least 14 days.

Notice Regarding Fridays

Notice Regarding Fridays

Notice Regarding Fridays


Fridays you must be signed in by 11:30 am to receive food.

Loris Food Distribution

Notice Regarding Fridays

Loris Food Distribution


Lakes Baptist Association in collaboration  with NSHH and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, NMB distributes perishable food items at their Loris location beginning at 12:30 pm. every Friday.

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Loris Food Distribution


South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in  your local community. We keep a database of a wide variety of service  providers including support groups, community clinics, counselors,  shelters, food pantries, programs for seniors, and many more agencies in  South Carolina. 

SC Thrive/SC Hub

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SC Thrive/SC Hub


North Strand Helping Hand is a certified SC HUB site. You can call Jan Hardee at 843-399-0862 to make an appointment to determine, which benefits are available to you, e.g., SNAP, Medicaid, Welvista, taxes, etc. and help you complete the benefit applications.

NSHH Donation

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Thank you Campbell's Soup for your generous donation  to North Strand Helping Hands

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission. Your can donate using your credit card by clicking on the link below or by check made payable NSHH PO Box 115, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29597.

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To view or download a copy of our 2018 USDA Food Distribution Certificate, please click on the DOWNLOAD button below.

USDA Food Cert (pdf)