Summer food program giving meals to Horry County students

Myrtle Beach, SC - By Jennifer Grove - bio | email

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The Waccamaw Economic Opportunities Council is participating in the Summer Food Service Program to provide meals to students in Horry County.

Meals will be provided to all children 18 years old or younger without charge. The sites for the program were chosen based on the schools in the area. Schools must have had 50 percent or more of their students on free or reduced lunches to have their area qualify for federal monies, which pay for the program.

The program runs through July 30, 2010.

Program organizer Shirley Smith says the sites, which are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, serve 4,500-5,000 boxed lunches weekly. She says no notification went out through the school system, but that they have relied on word of mouth and community groups to get the word out about the program.


  • Academy For Arts, Science & Technology
    895 International Drive
    Myrtle Beach SC 29579

  • Boys & Girls Club
    3101 Oak Street
    Myrtle Beach SC 29577

  • James Frazier Community Center
    1370 Bucksport Road
    Conway SC 29527

  • Freemont Baptist Church
    541 Freemont Road
    Longs SC 29568

  • McNeil Chapel Baptist Church
    400 McNeil Chapel Rd
    Longs SC 29568

  • Mt. Calvary #2 Baptist Church
    2625 Hwy 111
    Little River SC 29566

  • Mt. Pisgah M. Baptist Church
    4847 Hwy 701 North
    Conway SC 29526

  • Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club
    1207-B Creel Street
    Conway SC 29527

  • Pepper Geddings Rec. Center
    3205 Oak St.
    Myrtle Beach SC 29577

  • Whittemore Park Middle School
    1808 Rhue Street
    Conway SC 29527

  • Cedar Branch Empowerment Center
    756 Cedar Branch Rd
    Loris SC 29569

  • Wilson's Garage
    522 Sandridge Loop
    Longs SC 29568

  • St. Mary Baptist Church
    307 Ronald McNair Blvd
    Myrtle Beach SC 29579

  • Bethlehem #1 M. B. Church
    1530 Dirty Branch Road
    Conway SC 29527

  • Freedom Deliverance Center
    159 Pine Needle Drive
    Longs SC 29568

  • Leila's Children Center
    3728 Rainbow Drive
    Longs SC 29568

  • Trust God Ministries
    6079 Hwy 66
    Loris SC 29569

  • Popular AME Church
    8415 Hwy 90
    Longs SC 29568

  • Canal Street Rec. Center
    901 Canal Street
    Myrtle Beach SC 29577

  • Loris Middle School
    5209 Hwy #66
    Loris SC 29569

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