North Strand Helping Hand

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.

Lions Club donates wagon to NSHH

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

Hours

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

Friday: 10:00am - 12:00 Noon

Drop us a line!

Site Content

Important Announcements

North Strand Helping Hand will be closed:

  • Christmas: Friday, Dec. 22nd. through Tuesday, Dec. 26th.
  • We will reopen on Wednesday, Dec. 27th.

Upcoming Events

We will be distributing Christmas meals and toys Wednesday, Dec. 20th. and Thursday, Dec 21st.

Dreamfest Food Distribution

Dreamfest Mass Food Distribution - 1st. Saturday of each month at Barefoot Church on Main St. NMB

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.)

Items Needed for Food Pantry

Items we can use all the time

  • Canned Meats
  • Pasta
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Spaghetti O's
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • 1 lb. bags of Rice
  • Canned Fruits, Vegetables & Tomatoes
  • Pork & Beans

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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