Friday, August 2, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
NO BED SPACES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE! 
  • As of August 1, 2019 we have provided 746 Emergency Overnight stays for 181 individuals. This does not include the 11 individuals that spent over 5 months in tents .   57 single males, 30 single females, 22 veterans, 50 family & children (combo) 
  • Rental Assistance 1/2019-8/2019 ; 15 families 
  • Utilities Assistance 1/2019-8/2019; 24 families @ $40.00 each
  • Purchased 4 bus tickets for youths to return home
  • 7 individuals referred to Substance Abuse Rehabs
  • 116 referrals to Horry County, SC shelters, 19 referrals to New Hanover Shelters
  • 714 referrals to other Agencies for individuals seeking food, housing assistance, and other services
  • "ANGEL TREE SUMMER CAMPS"  as of August 1, 2019  thanks to the generosity of the community we were able to sponsor 218 prisoner's kids for a week long Chrisitian retreat. A big shout of 'Thanks' to Camp UMC for the 100 camp bags for youths and many sponsorships. 
CURRENT NEEDS: 
  • PRAYER ALWAYS!
  • Paper products:  plates, paper towels, toilet tissue, 13 gal. trash bags
  • Spray Lysol,  Colox wipes & bleach
  • Grocery & Restuarant Gift Cards ($10-$50) for individuals and families with no means to cook
  • Wal-mart Gift Cards ($25-$50) for needed work boots, school shoes, medicines, etc...
  • $45 Straight Talk Phone Cards- Only means of applying for jobs & housing for many
  •  NO CLOTHING NEEDED AT THIS TIME!