Helping the Helpers: Ways You Can Support Tidelands Health
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
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
All Saints Church
Amazing Blades Landscaping
Anne Marie Moore, Mary Kay independent beauty consultant
At Your Service Plumbing & Drain Cleaning
Beef Jerky Outlet
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.
Belin Memorial United Methodist Church
Carl and Marcia Falk
Chick-Fil-A Murrells Inlet
City Hope Community Church
Coastal Carolina University
Coastal Leadership Academy
Conway High School
Dan and Lisa Brown
Deshawn Rouse Foundation/Spirit-Filled Ambassadors for Christ Ministry
Childhood friends of COVID-19 survivor thank care providers with generous donation
“The whole thing is a matter of gratitude.”
Don and Suzan Bidinger
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church
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
Gordon Chapel AME Church
Grace Hebert Curtis Architects
Gray Health Solutions
‘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.
Greater St. Stephen AME Church of Georgetown
Home Care Assistance
Horry County Sheriff’s Office
Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Howard High Alumni Association
Inlet Coastal Resort
Jim and Greta Morris
Kappa Epsilon at the University of South Carolina
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.
Litchfield Plantation Owners Association
Little Caesars Pizza of Surfside Beach
Local Digital Billboards
Marc and Roberta Stahlman
March of Dimes
Marcliffe West at Blackmoor
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
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.
Palmetto Emergency Physicians
Patricia Brown - Avon
Paul and Rosalie Barry
Pawleys Island Community Church
Phenix Engineered Textiles
Red Devils Bikers Group
Rep. Carl Anderson
Sam and Debra Weiss
Scholl’s Wellness Co.
Seasons at Prince Creek
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.
Smoothie King of Pawleys Island
South Carolina Air National Guard
St. James Intermediate School
St. James High School
Students in the Word
Surf Water Promotions
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
Uncle Mikey’s Brick Oven Pizza
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.
Waccamaw Middle School
Waccamaw Oral Surgery
Wachesaw Plantation East community
Wells Fargo Advisors of Pawleys Island
Women in Philanthropy and Leadership for Coastal Carolina University
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!