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Newcomers Club - Selected Charities for 2017-2018

Our Board has proudly chosen to support the following charitable organizations for 2017-2018. Money raised through our fundraising efforts will be distributed to these organizations at the close of our year.  One-half of our funds will go to the President's Choice,  The other half will be equally divided and distributed to the Board's selections.  A brief description of each organization follows: 

*Click on the Charity below to find out more information about the Charity

President’s Pick

Family Justice Center of Horry and Georgetown Counties Provides services to victims of domestic abuse (and their children), including emergency shelter, safety planning and assessment, court advocacy, orders of protection, counseling, local support groups and more. 

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New Directions of Horry County Mission is to move people out of homelessness and poverty by helping them improve their financial status through employment, build self-worthand make the move to permanent housing and self-sufficiency.  They provide housing (temporary) at 4 shelters, food, clothing and case management. 

SOS Healthcare Autism Project Lifesaver Provides with tracking wrist or ankle bands to help locate those who wander. With the help of police, other agencies and volunteers. can locate a missing enrollee within 30 minutes. At a cost of $372 per year, provides batteries and other maintenance.

Other services include ABA Therapy, Autism Community Education, Dogs for Disabilities, Independent Living Skills, Job Counseling, Social Skills and more.

If anyone has any questions about our charities, or if you would like information on volunteering to help any of these choices, please contact Wendy Margulies at 843-399-3106. 

Purple Bucket

Purple Bucket

As our new year begins, we have decided to renew the Purple Bucket Collection. Each month, at our Coffee and again at our Luncheon, we will pass a purple bucket around for your voluntary contributions to the registered charitable organization selected by the Board.

For the month of May we have selected Samaritan House – Cherry Hill Missionary Baptist Church – provides food and clothing to the needy utilizing donations and working in conjunction with Lowcountry Food Bank, Food Lion, Fresh Market, Fostering Hope and others. for the Purple Bucket. 

Note:  The Purple Bucket Collection is strictly voluntary. Your support is deeply appreciated. 

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