First United Methodist Church hosting fundraiser, coat drive

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – First United Methodist Church will host the 4th Annual Christmas Bazaar, Community Coat drive & BBQ on November 2 to benefit children in need during winter months.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the church. This year, there will be inflatable's, rides and games for kids in addition to more than 40 vendors.

Last year the community donated 200 coats during the event, 50 of which were kid's sized and donated to Myrtle Beach Elementary. A total of $1,600 was raised and divided between River Oaks Elementary, Socastee Elementary, Myrtle Beach Primary and Myrtle Beach Elementary.

Have an extra coat? Drop off new or gently used coats in adult and kids sizes at the thrift store in the church Monday's from 9 a.m. until noon and Thursday 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Donations will also be accepted during the event

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