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NSHH to help families in need during holiday season

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LONGS, SC (WMBF) – The North Strand Helping Hand will be accepting applications for holiday assistance Oct. 4 – 8 at their location in Longs.

Assistance provided may include Thanksgiving meals, Christmas meals and toys for young children in need.

All applicants who need help during the holidays must qualify under the USDA income eligibility guidelines. Applications will be accepted Oct. 4 – 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Applicants are asked to bring picture identification, social security cards for family members, proof of residency, income verification and information regarding children's clothing and shoe sizes.

NSHH serves the communities of Longs, North Myrtle Beach, Little River and the Southeast section of Loris.

NSHH is a United Way agency that is supported by 10 North Strand area churches.  The organization provides food, clothing and some financial assistance to individuals in need in the North Strand area each day.

Members of those communities who are in adopting families in need are encouraged to contact NSHH beginning the week of Oct. 18 at 843-399-0862.

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