Helping the Helpers: Ways You Can Support Tidelands Health

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Helping the Helpers: Ways You Can Support Tidelands Health

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All across the region, more than 2,500 Tidelands Health team members are working tirelessly to respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. We are humbled by the many calls and emails we’ve received offering support. Our community’s love nourishes and sustains us.

If you’re interested in supporting Tidelands Health and the community we serve, here are ways you can help.

THE HELPERS FUND

The not-for-profit Tidelands Health Foundation has established The Helpers Fund to support our health system as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Your donation to The Helpers Fund will help us purchase needed equipment and supplies, provide assistance for our team members, support the delivery of care for the uninsured and medically underserved and more. Click here to make a financial gift to The Helpers Fund.

CLOTH MASKS FOR A GOOD CAUSE

With a $5 donation to the Tidelands Health Foundation, you'll receive a Tidelands Health cloth face mask. Click here to make a financial gift and receive a cloth face mask.

FOOD DONATIONS

For the safety of our team members, we cannot accept homemade food. If you would like to donate commercially prepared food or pantry items (restaurant takeout, pre-packaged snacks, grocery items) for our team members, fill out the form below.

HAND-SEWN MASKS

Tidelands Health is accepting donations of hand-sewn masks. All masks will be sanitized and sterilized before distribution. If you’d like to make and donate surgical masks, a pattern and drop-off instructions are below. Click here if you need to speak with someone about donating hand-sewn masks.

Download the instructions.

Download the drop-off directions.

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLY DONATIONS

Tidelands Health is accepting donations of new medical equipment and supplies, including N95 respirators, surgical masks, face guards/face shields, hand sanitizer, sanitizing wipes and more. To donate new medical equipment and supplies, fill out the form below.

MISCELLANEOUS DONATIONS

We have received generous donations of items for our team members and patients, including thank you notes, artwork, etc. If you’re interested in donating an item that does not fit in the other listed categories, fill out the form below.

THANK YOU TO THE HELPERS

An easy way to show support for all those in our community who are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic is printing and displaying a “Thank You to the Helpers” sign. Click here to download and print your free sign.

Thank you for your generous support!

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  • Claire Yarborough

Mask Maker Callout

5,000 masks later, local mask-making effort still sewing strong

Julie Huynh figured she’d dust off her childhood sewing skills and make a few hand-sewn masks for her nail salon clients and friends to use amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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We thank and recognize all those who have donated to support our health system’s COVID-19 response. If you have already made a donation and are not listed below, click here. We apologize for any unintentional oversight. If you would like to receive a gift acknowledgement for an in-kind donation, click here.

360 Health Care

Absolute Total Care

Accent Sewing

All Saints Church

Amazing Blades Landscaping

Anne Marie Moore, Mary Kay independent beauty consultant

Anthropology

At Your Service Plumbing & Drain Cleaning

Avigilon

Barbara Franklin

Beanz Coffee

Beef Jerky Outlet

Cards Callout

Pawleys Island church creates 1,800 cards for Tidelands Health team members

Church members at Pawleys Island Community Church poured their love and encouragement into each message – a unique way of showing support for the team at Tidelands Health working tirelessly to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Belin Memorial United Methodist Church

Beth Brabham

Capers Johnson

Carl and Marcia Falk

Carla Todd

Chick-Fil-A Murrells Inlet

City Hope Community Church

Claire Yarborough

Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Leadership Academy

Conway High School

Crescent Hospice

Dan and Lisa Brown

Dan Hubert

David Kingsland

Deshawn Rouse Foundation/Spirit-Filled Ambassadors for Christ Ministry

Golf Friends Make a donation

Childhood friends of COVID-19 survivor thank care providers with generous donation

“The whole thing is a matter of gratitude.”

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DJI

Don and Suzan Bidinger

Drunken Jack's

Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church

Ed Robidoux

Encompass Health

EventWorks

Fancy Frocks

First Baptist Church of Georgetown

Ford Motor Co.

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Friends of Charlie Costello

Georgetown Church of Christ

Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office

Gilbert’s Ice Cream

Gios Italian Kitchen

Globus Meals

Gordon Chapel AME Church

Grace Hebert Curtis Architects

Grande Dunes

Gray Health Solutions

Food Donations

‘We’re not just delivering food – we’re delivering joy’

Jeff Malinski, general manager of support services at Tidelands Health, has welcomed the responsibility of coordinating community food donations to the health system.

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Greater St. Stephen AME Church of Georgetown

Harbor Freight

Heide Johnson

Home Care Assistance

Honda

Horry County Sheriff’s Office

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Howard High Alumni Association

HTC

Inlet Affairs

Janice Kilby

Inlet Coastal Resort

Jane Koslap

Jim and Greta Morris

Jimmyz Hibachi

Joan Cribb

Judy Kemp

Julie Huynh

Kappa Epsilon at the University of South Carolina

Kaili Yang

Keller Williams

Larry Sweet

Coastal Leadership Academy

Coastal Leadership Academy donates supplies

The Coastal Leadership Academy in Myrtle Beach has donated masks and face masks typically used in its science classes to Tidelands Health for use in the COVID-19 response.

The N95 respirators and more than a dozen face masks provide crucial protective equipment to medical professionals on the front lines.

Lazy Gator

Litchfield Plantation Owners Association

Litchfield Restaurant

Little Caesars Pizza of Surfside Beach

Local Digital Billboards

Lucky Panda

Marc and Roberta Stahlman

March of Dimes

Marcliffe West at Blackmoor

Margaret McGill

Mayor Brendon Barber

Milardos Pizzeria and Sports Pub

Moe’s Original Bar B Que

Mr. Fish Seafood Market

Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Pawleys Island

Murrells Inlet Restaurant Group - Wicked Tuna

Murrells Inlet VFW

Myrtle Beach Chinese Business Association

Myrtle Beach High School

Native Sons

Nick Turner

Myrtle Beach Chinese Association

Myrtle Beach Chinese Business group donates supplies

The Myrtle Beach Chinese Business Association, 360 Healthcare, Crown Park Golf Club and Chinaberry Tree Linens combined resources to donate needed supplies like face shields and protective suits.

Nikki Badger

NorthStar Renovations

Palmetto Emergency Physicians

Patricia Brown - Avon

Paul and Rosalie Barry

Pawleys Island Community Church

Phenix Engineered Textiles

Red Devils Bikers Group

Rep. Carl Anderson

Robby Jones

Rovena Vanderhorst

Sam and Debra Weiss

Sam Kobylarz

Sandy Hendon

Scholl’s Wellness Co.

Seasons at Prince Creek

She gave birthday presents

It was her birthday, but she gave the gifts

A Facebook fundraiser developed by Judy Kemp and her daughter, Heather Kemp Daminov, raised far more money than expected to treat the care team at Tidelands Waccamaw to meals at Chick-fil-A.

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Shelby Spizey

Smoothie King of Pawleys Island

South Carolina Air National Guard

Spectrum

St. James Intermediate School

St. James High School

Students in the Word

Surf Water Promotions

Sweetened Jars

Tara Grinna Swim & Resort Wear

The Bayliff Management Group - Sonic Drive-In

The Bays of Prince Creek

The Georgetown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The Hershey Co.

The Lakes at Litchfield

ThreeSixtyEight

Uncle Mikey’s Brick Oven Pizza

Pizza Donation

Local Church donates 100 pizzas

Spirit-Filled Ambassadors for Christ purchased and delivered 50 Little Caesars pizzas to Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital and 50 pizzas to Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

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Waccamaw Middle School

Waccamaw Oral Surgery

Wachesaw Plantation East community

WBTW

Wells Fargo Advisors of Pawleys Island

Wendy Fowler

WFXB

Willette Grant

WMBF

Women in Philanthropy and Leadership for Coastal Carolina University

WPDE

Zaxby’s

And more than 2,000 community residents who have volunteered their time to retrofit N95 respirators

From the bottom of our heart, thank you all!