During this time of uncertainty, we in the Carolinas come together as a community, to help our neighbors. Here are some of the ways local businesses are here to help you and your family.
To be included on the Help Our Neighbors page click here to fill out a form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us what your business is doing to help our community. (free delivery, special offers, etc)
First Responders/Healthcare Workers
Walmart: Two Walmart locations to allow first responders & healthcare workers to shop Mondays and Thursdays from 2:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. and will need to show and employee I.D. The two Walmart locations are:
151 Myrtle Ridge Dr, Conway, SC 29526
10820 Kings Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Read Story here.
Starbucks: Free coffee to front-line responders to COVID-19 until May 3. Any customer who identifies as a first responder or front-line worker supporting the healthcare system will receive a tall brewed coffee — hot or iced — at no charge. That includes police officers, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, hospital and medical staff and medical researchers. Read Story here.
Dollar General: Providing all medical personnel, first responders, and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying purchases. Must present employment badge or ID. Discount will be offered through April 30, 2020.
BP Gas Stations: Offering 50 cents off per gallon to local first responders, doctors, nurses and hospital workers. Those who want to sign up need to verify their status through ID.me, which is a website that “simplifies how individuals prove and share their identity online.” Details here
Bojangles: Giving out free Legendary Iced Tea to healthcare workers, first responder’s and law enforcement. Promotion runs through National Iced Tea day on June 10th. No purchase is required and the offer is good for any size, as long as credentials are shown.
Employment & Workforce
Information on applying for SC Unemployment Insurance Benefits – Details here.
Q&A related to the Coronavirus and SC unemployment insurance benefits – Details here.
If you need assistance applying call 1-866-831-1724 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Boulineau’s: We currently have four job openings (Meat department, seafood, maintenance, and parking lot associates). Those interested can apply online using this link: https://www.boulineaus.com/employment/
Outdoor Seating where available.
River City Cafe: 7 Locations along the Grand Strand. Find Closest Location Open for carryout and curbside pick up. View Website
Visit us on Facebook & Instagram.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-10pm and Friday/Saturday: 11am-10pm
Nacho Hippo: 2 locations along the Grand Strand. Find Closest Location
Market Common: 843.839.9770 or North Beach Plantation: 843.663.9393
Open for Carryout & Curbside Pick Up
Hours: Sunday-Saturday: 11am-10pm
Visit Us on Facebook & Instagram!
UCP – Ultimate California Pizza: 4 locations along the Grand Strand. Find Closest Location
Open for carryout, curbside pickup and delivery.
Bubba’s Fish Shack: Open for Carryout and Curbside Pick Up.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-10pm and Friday/Saturday: 11am-10pm
16 South Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach. Call 843.232.9798
Pawley’s Raw Bar Crab & Seafood Shack: Open for Carryout and Curbside Pick Up.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-10pm and Friday/Saturday: 11am-10pm
9448 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island. Call 843.979.2722
The Oyster Rock – Waterfront Seafood: Curbside Pick-up from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday – Sunday.
**Order in for Mother’s Day with a special (and delicious) meal from The Oyster Rock Waterfront Seafood! Preorder by 5/6 at (910) 579-6875 and the full menu is also available. Visit theoysterrock.com for more information.
9931 Nance St., Calabash, NC Call 910.579.6875
Visit Us on Facebook & Instagram.
Clark’s Seafood & Chop House: Open for Curside, Carryout & OUTDOOR DINING from 11a.m. – 8p.m.
720 Highway 17, Little River, SC Call 843.399.8888
**Celebrate Mother’s Day with a delicious meal from Clark’s Seafood & Chop House! Enjoy outdoor dining by reservation or choose curbside carryout for an amazing meal at home. The full menu is also available, so be sure to place your order by 5/8 at 8 p.m.
McDonald’s: Multiple locations. Drive-thru, walk-in, take-out, or delivery through Uber Eats or Doordash.
Julia Belle’s (Pee Dee State Farmers Market, Florence): Serving take-out, we have ample outdoor seating (We currently can seat about 100 customers outside), we have tables under our breeze way and we have a very limited number of indoor tables now available. First come first served. Can’t wait to serve you.
Open Tuesday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday/Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dine on site or call (843) 407-4686 for take-out. For your convenience, to-go orders may be placed online at https://orders.cake.net/11288098
Visit us on Facebook
Cafe Gelato: Serving our customers via our drive-thru and now our diners can enjoy the wonderful patio and covered deck. 7901 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Open Mondays-Saturday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Friday/Saturday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Visit Us on Facebook & Instagram!
Captain Archie’s (North Myrtle Beach): Open for outdoor dining.
Milardo’s Pizzeria & Sports Pub (Murrells Inlet): Inside and Deck is open.
Hours – Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Closed on Mondays.
Local restaurants providing free meals to students: more info here.
Georgetown County Sheriff begins prescription drug pick-up and delivery service for seniors and high risk people – Details here.
BI-LO and Winn-Dixie: Modified hours and dedicated shopping time to seniors and other high-risk groups: read more here. (9 a.m. Thursday, March 19)
Target: Starting Wednesday, the retailer will “reserve the first hour of shopping each Wednesday at stores nationwide for vulnerable guests,” Target said, adding it is “encouraging other guests to plan their shopping trips around this timeframe.”
Kroger: The stores will block off 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday-Thursday for those over 60 and high-risk individuals, as defined by the CDC. That will begin March 23.
Sam’s Club: Starting March 26th, stores will have dedicated shopping hours and a “shop from your car” service for seniors and those with disabilities or compromised immune systems. Shopping hours are every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
More Details here.
Dollar General: Dedicating the first hour each morning to senior customers with the goal to provide at-risk neighbors the opportunity to shop for essential items in a less crowded environment
Strand Security: As an essential business, Strand Security is staying open to serve the Grand Strand community and the surrounding areas. Beyond your security needs, Strand Security is focused on the “at risk” population and are there to help. If you or someone you know needs help obtaining essential items (such as groceries), please call your friends at Strand Security at 843-318-6392.
Don’t forget to visit their Facebook page or their website to learn important tips about how to keep you and your loved ones safe while at home during this stressful time.
Greg’s Cabana Bar & Grill: (gregscabana.com), in cooperation with Sysco Foods of Columbia, has partnered with Help 4 Kids & Backpack Buddies of Horry County (help4kidssc.org) to distribute more than 250 hams to families in need just in time for Easter Sunday. Help4Kids & Backpack Buddies — a 100% volunteer organization that relies solely on donations — aims to help children in need so they do not go to school hungry or without proper clothing, shoes or school supplies.
Dubbed “Do Good on Good Friday,” the Easter ham donation event — scheduled to take place on April 10 — will provide 8 to 10-pound hams to families that have been identified by Help 4 Kids & Backpack Buddies. Help 4 Kids volunteers will assist in distributing the hams to selected families. Where necessary, Help 4 Kids will make arrangements to deliver to families without transportation.
S.C. Department of Mental Health: Visit scdmh.net for stress, anxiety and mental health resources.
Pet Care Resources
Can animals get the coronavirus? Read Story here.
River Oaks Animal Hospital: Lobby is closed to the public. They are taking appointments by curbside visits only. Read Story here.
Oyster Rock: $8 Lunch Specials until 3 p.m., $10 dinner until 8 p.m. Curbside Pick-up from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday – Sunday. Full lunch menu available. Call 910-579-6875
Discounted gift cards – $100 gift card for $75, and $200 gift card marked down to $150.
The Boundary House: Curbside Pick-up & Family Style To-Go orders (along with $10 Meal Specials) from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. When placing your order we can add any canned/bottle wine or beer! Call 910-579-8888
Discounted gift cards – $100 gift card for $75, and $200 gift card marked down to $150.
Art Burger and Sushi Bar: Special Family Meal – any combo of 4 sandwiches or sushi rolls plus any appetizer for $45. Take out only. 10% off regular to go orders. FREE delivery through Grubhub and Uber Eats.
Maggi D’s Fine Italian Cuisine: Offering early bird and sandwiches and a free cannoli for everyone. View Website.
Sparks Toyota: Offering limited pick-up and delivery for service appointments. For complete details call 888-319-6885
Providing discounted financing rates as low as zero percent for many models, a widened 90 Days to First Payment program and special discounts on all new Toyota’s.
Offering complimentary home delivery for any vehicle purchase, and offering at home test drive.
Mister Sparky: We are waiving our normal business hours travel charge. An (89.00) discount.
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing: We are waiving our normal business hours travel charge. An (89.00) discount.
Healthy Home (Cleaning, Restoration, HVAC): We are taking 35% off all Healthy Home’s Residential Carpet, Tile, Dryer Vent, Upholstery cleaning services (Cleaning Services Completed and paid for by 06/01/2020). In addition to that we have another great promotion running from our Air Quality department. We are upfront giving everyone $45 off a deep air duct cleaning (which is recommended by the American Lung Association to be done once every three years, and will leave your system running smoothly), A $55 off our home’s Odor & Virus Killing (99.99%) using patented Odorox (Removes all pet, smoke, mildew smells at the source) treatments. Then to wrap it up we are offering Myrtle Beach residents home owners another $65 off any HVAC service/product from Healthy Home! Front line emergency workers (FD, PD, Retail Workers, and Hospital Workers) will also be included in all these offers and at no additional cost we will do a complete Safety Inspection of their HVAC system without the customer ever having to use us! (*We do have limited HVAC scheduling space, first come first serve – We recommend everyone to call us asap before safety inspections slots are filled, again this is a 100% free offer.)
*All offers expire 06/01/2020
*$65 off offer only applied HVAC Services/Product over $250.00, S.C. Residents only.
View Website or call 843-236-5056 (SC) or 910-579-9991 (NC)
Palmetto Chevrolet: You can apply online for financing as low as 0% for up to 84 months and 120 day deferment of payments on select models for qualified buyers. We can print your paperwork and deliver your vehicle to you with minimal physical interaction and exposure.
– Health care professionals, educators, first responders, and military personnel and retirees continue to receive special pricing. View Website
Services & Local Business Updates
Addy’s Harbor Dodge RAM FIAT: Addy’s is making it simple during difficult times by offering complimentary pick-up and delivery for service appointments. And, if you’re in the market for a new or pre-owned vehicle, Addy’s is offering at-home test drives and delivery options if you decide to buy, all at no additional charge.
Plus, with Addy’s Express, you can complete your entire deal online, all from the comfort of your home. To help with any financial burdens you may be experiencing, we have 0% financing and no payment options on most models. Stay home and let Addy’s come to you. For complete details call 843-492-7348. or 843-236-2161
McLeod Health: Offering curbside prescription pick-up. Patients can drive into the parking area on the cancer treatment side of McLeod and call the number on the signs posted. A staff member will come out with the prescriptions or take a drop off. Curbside pickup hours are also changed to 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to better cater to patients needs.
Carolina Cool, Inc: Offering Indoor Air Quality Solutions and home & Business Sanitizing Services. Also responding to HVAC, plumbing and electrical needs as well as providing maintenance services. Call 843.238.5805 or email email@example.com
East Coast Honda: Will pick up your vehicle for routine service, maintenance, and/or warranty work and return when complete with no additional charge. Providing remote test drives on every vehicle in stock. For concierge service needs and concierge test drive call 843-215-6500
East Coast Volkswagen: Will pick up your vehicle for routine service, maintenance, and/or warranty work and return when complete with no additional charge. Providing remote test drives on every vehicle in stock. For concierge service needs and concierge test drive call 843-215-6500
Jake’s Heating and Cooling: Proud to continue serving our friends and neighbors during the COVID-19 situation. Our 24/7 Emergency Hotline is still in full swing and we’re standing ready to handle any situation that may arise. We hope everyone stays safe during this troubling time. Remember, we’re all in this together! Give us a call today at 843-399-6786.
Guy Roofing: We remain open and available through this difficult time for roofing, siding, windows, gutters, and more. We’re taking every precaution, including no-contact site work, protective gear, and symptom checkpoints before crews deploy. Emergency tarping, urgent storm response team also available. Call 843-839-5772 or visit GUYROOFING.com to schedule an appointment.
Boulineau’s: We are open from 7 am until 10 pm 7 days a week. We have associates stationed at each entrance sanitizing carts for shoppers. We have signs asking people to practice social distancing. We also have plastic barriers installed at each register allowing for space between our customers and our associates. We update our Facebook page daily with our inventory each morning (we’ve done a great job keeping meats and toilet paper in stock which has proven very beneficial as many stores don’t have these items). We are frequently cleaning all common areas and surfaces. Our cafeteria is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily from 7 am until 7 pm for carry-out only. We currently have four job openings (Meat department, seafood, maintenance, and parking lot associates). Those interested can apply online using this link: https://www.boulineaus.com/employment/
Socialites Murrells Inlet: Stay up-to-date on the latest fashion trends and new arrivals while shopping safely in the comfort of your home. Socialites is offering 20% off STOREWIDE as a thank you to their customers for supporting local businesses. Customers can shop using their shopping cart linked via their Facebook or Instagram page. Socialites is offering local delivery or will ship your purchases. Find something that makes your happy while practicing social distancing shopping!
Bloomin’ Blinds: Continuing to service our new and existing clients. We are working under all CDC Guidelines and taking additional health precautions when entering into homes. We are also offering virtual consultations online. The safety of our clients is our highest priority during this time. View Website or Call 843-594-2281
Campers Inn RV: Open and here to support RVers and anyone using an RV to quarantine during these unprecedented times with RV service and virtual sales, so you stay safe and on the road. We are currently offering free pick up and drop off your RV for service within 25 miles of our dealership. Visit Our Website to learn more and stay well. 843-253-4153
Myrtle Beach Pelicans: At this point in time, MiLB has announced a delay to the start of our season. With the fluidness of this situation, it is too premature at this point to know when games will resume. Based on CDC recommendations, our Front Office, Box Office, and Pro Shop is currently closed to the public. However, our online Box Office and Pro Shop remain open 24-7. Additionally, our staff is working remotely. As always the health and safety of our employees, the public, and our players is our top priority.
In the meantime, we’ve crafted a few options that will allow you to “Back the Birds” while also receiving the ultimate flexibility on your purchase. Options range from Splash Cash that will NEVER EXPIRE, to single game tickets, group outings, picnics, and suite nights that you can book now and pick your date later. View Website or Call 843-918-6003
Yes Maids: In these trying times our professional team is taking all necessary precautions with healthy workers with gloves and mask to clean and sanitize all aspects of your residence or business. We start by providing a through dusting of your home or any other common areas of you home such as living and dining rooms, foyers & vestibules, man caves, bedrooms or kids play rooms, entertainment/theater room to the cleaning and sanitizing of kitchen and bathrooms. Our team can handle all your floor care needs such as shampoo carpet, clean grout and sweep/mop/vacuum all floor types including maintaining area rugs. We also provide organizing services for your garage or home. We also do small maintenance repair services such as pressure washing or window washing (driveways, buildings, patios and decks) light landscaping and gardening of your yard and we can handle any of your handymen maintenance service needs. Purchase & order groceries & household supplies to maintain home & put away items. View Facebook or call 970-387-8287.
Palmetto Chevrolet: Our Service Department is providing local pick-up and delivery for servicing your vehicle. If you drive it in for service, we have a large showroom for proper social distancing and our staff is using procedures to ensure your car is free of contamination from being serviced. Our service department is fully staffed and fully functioning. Parts department will deliver locally. -Sales department staff will bring vehicles to you for test drives and to appraise trade-ins.
Miracle Movers: During this time we are taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our customers as well as our staff. We offer local and long distance moving as well as full packing and unpacking services. Here at Miracle Movers your property is our priority and we go the extra mile to ensure that your move is a stress free move. Our hours of operation are 8 am to 8 pm Monday-Sunday. Call us today for a free estimate. Call 843-447-9525 or View Website
Sandpiper Heating & Air: We are operating and maintaining normal hours. Following CDC guidance to institute training and preventative measures to reduce the chance of infection in the workplace, the following precautions have been implemented.
Social distancing with customers; when possible
Employees who are able are to work remotely, do so
Mandating that any office staff or HVAC technicians stay home if feeling ill
Thoroughly sanitizing work areas multiple times per day
Using hand sanitizer regularly
Technicians are wearing gloves and masks.
Our sales reps, HVAC technicians and electricians will continue to visit and provide estimates, HVAC maintenance and diagnostic/installation work as usual, with the new precautions in place. We truly appreciate your business as we all work hard to navigate through these challenging times.
View Website or Call 910-579-1497 or 843-985-SAND
MD Roofing: Open for Business – Free Estimates & Free Roof Inspections.
We are fully equipped to service all roofing needs from emergency tarps installation or leak repairs to full tear-off roof replacements. We have qualified roof specialists to assist homeowners with roof inspections and assist them through the process of filing an insurance claim for hail or wind.
We do not need to go inside the home. We can walk the outside with the homeowner safely to go over the project and we have the ability to send, view and sign contracts electronically.
Call 843-631-7663 or View Website
CVS Health – Minute Clinic: we are here for you. There are six (6) clinics in the Myrtle Beach area: North Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach, Conway, Socastee, Murrells Inlet and Pawley’s Island. Open daily including weekends. Visit us online to schedule your clinic visit during Covid 19 events. Our services include vaccinations, DOT and sports physicals, Veteran’s Administration approved provider, and treatment of common illnesses including hypertension and diabetes. To ensure your health and the health of others at the time of your visit, we currently have you wait in your car after arriving and we will call you when it is time to enter the store for your appointment. Our clinic staff can meet you at the door at the time of your appointment if a face mask is needed. View Website
Grand Strand Health and Wellness: We ARE ESSENTIAL to your nervous system, immunity and overall health. Stress is the number one cause of problems in your spine which are known as subluxations. These can affect your energy and mood in addition to causing physical ailments. The immune system is under direct control by the nervous system and subluxations interrupt these systems. It is with GREAT delight that we are here serving our patients and invite you to come for an evaluation to see how we might serve you and your family. Please mention you found us here and your consultation, evaluation and xrays (if needed) will be discounted to $47. This is a savings of $220 – $250. Visit our website here or call us at 843-357-9355. We look forward to serving you and your family. We are open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8am – 6pm, Friday 8am – 1pm. We are taking many precautions to keep our team and our patients safe. We sanitize equipment after every patient. We provide a face mask for all entering the office who do not have one already and ask for it to be worn each time you visit our office. Temperatures are taken outside before anyone, including staff, enters the office. We have limited the number of people in our office at any one time, aiming for 10 or less at all times AND making sure that those in the office are practicing social distancing unless they are actually with the Doctor being treated. On Tuesday and Thursday, we offer treatment outside with Doctor and patient only from 12pm – 1pm and from 1pm -2pm we have our schedule set so one patient only is in the office. Once that patient completes their services, the next patient comes in. We will continue to do all we can to ensure our team and patients are SAFE and PROVIDED for while keeping your nervous system and immune system as healthy as possible. We look forward to seeing you!!
Autoworx, Myrtle Beach: Myrtle Beach SC’s only hand Car Wash. Open for full service car washes beginning Friday 4/24/2020 from 8:30a.m.-5:00 p.m. FREE Ceramic Pro TAG Antibacterial Treatments for ALL Medical Personnel, law enforcement and first responder vehicles.
2304 S. Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach View Website
Monarch Roofing: Monarch Roofing is open for all roofing needs and offers Corona-safe, non-contact services from contract presentation & signing, to project completion. Our services include: Free re-roofing estimates, free storm inspections, repairs both large and small, water proofing, maintenance plans, flat commercial roofing, and all other roofing related needs. We are currently offering discounted rates to first responders and medical personnel.
www.Monarchroofing.biz or Call 843-839-7663
Physician’s Plan Weight Loss & Wellness – Florence: Physician’s Plan team is here for you. We know that your change of routine requires us to change right along with you. We’re on this new normal journey together. We’ve created curbside service with rapid pick up for food products, virtual weight loss programs, and easy order online e-commerce site. We can do this – together!
West Gate Square, 2151West Evans Street, Suite 1, Florence – Call 843-629-0099
Dependable Service Plumbing and Air: We prioritize exceptional customer service, fair prices, and top-of-the-line equipment. We know that having a broken air conditioner or heater, a finicky water heater or a burst pipe can turn your day upside down and become a hassle. Not to mention, necessary plumbing and HVAC repairs can quickly become a costly headache. Our goal is to help you fix your heating, air conditioning, and plumbing issues at the best price and no fuss. That’s why we strive to provide convenient, money-saving options for our customers every single day. Our certified and experienced technicians will work hard to ensure that you get the best service and that all of your HVAC and plumbing needs are met quickly and efficiently. We treat each and every customer with the utmost care and respect. We strive every day to serve you and your family with the best customer experience available, because you are our family, friends, and neighbors. We support our community and are committed to giving back in whatever way we can.
Our highly experienced team has been serving Myrtle Beach and surrounding area residents and business owners with professionalism and care for over a decade. We offer reliable services you can always depend on. Hard working and honest, our name is our promise. If you have a plumbing or AC emergency, are in need of plumbing repairs or need a new HVAC system installation, Dependable Service Plumbing and Air is your go-to source for quality services that you can rely on. For residential or commercial plumbing and HVAC in and around Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, trust in the experts at Dependable Service! Contact our team today to find out more or to schedule services!
Echo 6 Weapons and Outdoor Shooting Park: Here for all your personal protection needs. Located at 905 N. Main Street in Aynor, we provide all types of shooting equipment. We have a large selection on our website (www.Echo6Weapons.com) that can be ordered for your needs. Stop by to see our holsters, cleaning equipment, accessories, pistols, rifles, shotguns and even our own Custom Builds! While you’re in, ask about our 52 acre Outdoor Shooting Park. Complimentary passes available for Open Houses on Saturday’s through this pandemic. More than just your backyard: 500 yard rifle range, pistol lanes and sporting clay machines!
We’re Here For You.
Special messages from local businesses and organizations.
East Coast Honda
Southeastern Spine Institute
Arbor Landing of Pawleys Island
Horry Georgetown Technical College
Swift Heating & Cooling
Horry County Solid Waste Authority
Jake’s Heating & Cooling
The Lovely Law Firm
Myrtle Beach Chevrolet
Coastal Carolina University
MUSC Health Florence
Conway Medical Center
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce