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November 29, 2022

The holiday season promises a joyous celebration with fabulous feasts, good company and long-awaited presents. But, it can often be a challenging time for many in the community. If you’re looking to spread cheer and goodwill, consider supporting the nonprofits below or in the chamber’s nonprofit business directory listing.

Nov. 29 is Giving Tuesday and all area nonprofits would appreciate donations. Here’s some with special events or fundraising drives.

  • Coastal Athletic Foundation’s Chantsgiving is a 24-hour giving day that supports all Coastal Carolina Unviersity athletic programs on Giving Tuesday. Donate
  • Donations to the Alzheimer's Association can go twice as far thanks to an anonymous donor’s matching challenge. Donations made through Dec. 31 will be matched, up to $700,000. Donate
  • The Long Bay Symphony is raffling a 2023-2024 season subscription to anyone who makes a donation of $50 or more on Giving Tuesday. Donate

Santa’s Village Christmas Drive

Formerly called Project Christmas, this annual fundraiser by the Horry County Sheriff’s Office, Sons & Daughters of Italy and KingOne Properties International collects gifts for Horry County children. The chamber’s Oak Street Welcome Center is one of several drop off locations. Online donations also are available. Learn more

Associated Charities Special Sale

Associated Charities annual “New With Tags” sale is open to the public with name brand, new with tags clothing for all ages as well as gift items and stocking stuffers. Shop the sale for holiday gifts. Shop sales benefit Associated Charities which assists the homeless and impoverished in the Myrtle Beach area. Learn more

The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

Adopt an angel with the Salvation Army or make a financial contribution online.

Learn more

Help 4 Kids

As the weather turns colder, Help 4 Kids is in need of warm clothes to help children stay warm. Kids sizes of underwear, socks, coats and winter hats. Donations can be taken to their office at 2523 Forestbrook Road in Myrtle Beach Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Have special holiday fundraisers? Email details to Amanda.Blomquist@VisitMyrtleBeach.com to be added to the list.


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