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.

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

North Strand Helping Hand will be closed:

  • Veterans Day: Friday Nov. 10th.
  • Thanksgiving: Wednesday Nov. 22nd through Friday Nov. 24th.

Upcoming Events

We will be giving away turkeys to families who qualify for help on Tuesday, Nov. 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 need to help for the Thanksgiving and Christmas season:

  • Instant Potatoes
  • Canned Pumpkin for pies
  • Gravy Packets
  • Box Stuffing
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Canned Yams

Help Our Cause

NSHH will be supplying Thanksgiving dinner for families in the Horry County community. If you would like to help with this cause, a $25.00 donation will feed a family of 4. You can donate here or make a check payable NSHH PO Box 115, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29597.

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