Army Of Volunteers Performs Good Deeds On Annual Day Of Caring

Army of volunteers performs good deeds on annual Day of Caring

Friday morning, an army of more than 200 volunteers descended on the Carolina Forest Recreation Center for breakfast before being dispatched to several locations around the Grand Strand as part of the United Way of Horry County’s annual Day of Caring, which also kicks off the fundraising season for the organization. Volunteers and United Way staffers made themselves visible and useful by pitching in at community partner sites like the Community Kitchen of Myrtle Beach, Helping Hand of Myrtle Beach, North Strand Helping Hand, two shelters under the umbrella of New Directions of Horry County, the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club in Conway and others. The community outreach ran the gamut from sprucing up, mulching, painting, stripping and waxing floors to building bookcases, shelving and tables to computer work – all in a dizzying four hours. United Way marketing and communications coordinator Meredith Millen said that more than 300…

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