Giving Back

Written By: 
Paul Grimshaw

Ribbons, silicone bracelets and other personal adornments remind us that there is suffering in the world, but more importantly that there are people who dedicate their lives to ease that suffering.

PHOTO: (clockwise from top left to right) New Directions Horry County; Friendship Place, Inc. Georgetown; Barnabas Horse Foundation; Surfrider Foundation; Barnabas Horse Foundation; Polar Plunge for Special Olympics; Friendship Place, Inc. Georgetown; Substitutes for Santa 

The growing number of nonprofit organizations operating on the Grand Strand should give us comfort that this help is as close as a phone call or a mouse click away. We’ve profiled nine of these groups to give you a better idea of who they are, what they do and how they help our community.

- Caring In Our Lifetime
- Barnabas Horse Foundation
- Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
- Substitutes for Santa
- Teen Angel
- Surfrider Foundation
- New Directions of Horry County, North Strand Housing Shelter, Friendship Place Inc. Georgetown