Welcome to North Strand Helping Hand

Phone: (843) 399-0862

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 churches, United Way, 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

Drop us a line!


Site Content

Important Announcements

The only planned closing we have in May is Monday, May 28th., in observance of Memorial Day.

Our USDA Food Certificate

Loris Food Distribution

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

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. 

The Benefit Bank of SC

This online service will tell you what benefits you may qualify for.  Then we can help you complete the benefit applications (SNAP, Medicaid, Welvista, taxes, etc.)

Volunteers Needed

We are in need of volunteers for the clothes counting room. 1 person 5 days a week or 5 people 1 day a week.  Must be able to count to 10. Pick your hours (2 hours or 4 hours).

Please contact Lorraine at 843-399-0862.

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.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card


USDA Food Certificate (pdf)