As the storm clouds recede, lot of South Carolina is still suffering. If you want to help but don’t know how, we’ve rounded up some suggestions. Go forth and give y’all. If your organization is donating to flood victims and/or holding an event to raise money please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
— Red Cross SC (@RedCrossSC) October 5, 2015
Text the Red Cross. Text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation to the Red Cross disaster relief fund. You can also visit their site where you can learn more about how you can volunteer to help flood victims.
Another way to donate to the Red Cross — head to Charleston-based Bidr’s site, type in your cell number, and they’ll send you a text with instructions.
Tricounty Family Ministries in North Charleston is looking for food donations as well as clothing and household items. Trident United Way has partnered with the Post & Courier to help raise money for flood victims. Head here to learn how you can donate your time and money.
NewSpring Church has started a #FloodSCWithLove fund. Go here to donate and learn more.
Lost & Found Pets of South Carolina is helping reunite owners with their pets. If you find any stray animals make sure to post their image here.
Head to Lowcountry Local First‘s site to learn more about how you can help farmers recovering from the devastation to their crops.
Water Missions International is sending water purification systems to help provide safe drinking water for Columbia residents. Donate here.
Operation Blessing International is sending its disaster relief team to Columbia and they’ll set up at Christian Life Church (2700 Bush River Road, Columbia). Check their site to stay up-to-date with volunteer opportunities.
SCEMD has a list of organizations to which you can donate time and money. Check it out here.
A portion of proceeds from Theatre 99‘s shows this week will benefit flood relief. Head to their site to check out this week’s schedule.
Four South Carolina MILB teams have created a fund for flooding victims. Check it out here.
harborGood.com, a South Carolina company that supports non-profit organizations through its marketplace where donors provide goods, services, and rentals through listings online, is working to match people who need help with those willing to offer it. Check it out here.
Visit the GoFundMe page for the Francis R. Willis SPCA to donate — the shelter experienced flooding in their kennels.
You can donate to the Salvation Army by heading here or texting STORM to 51555.
Donate to the Coastal Community Foundation on their website and money will go to the organizations working on the ground in Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Horry, and Georgetown counties.
Charleston County says that volunteers can call the county citizen line, (843) 746-3900, and they will connect volunteers with needs.
Head to Bay Street Biergarten this Friday from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. for their Flood Relief Fundraiser. DJ Precise will spin the tunes and 100 percent of proceeds from the sale of Brooklyn Brewing’s Sorachi Ace and Palmetto Brewing’s Aftershock, plus a portion of all sales during the party will go to flood relief in South Carolina.
Operation Blessing International will be setting up a mobile command at Christian Life Church (2700 Bush River Road) in Columbia for volunteers to help flood victims. Starting today, volunteers can head to the church at 8 a.m. Mon.-Sat. for check-in and registration.
You can show your support for South Carolina while donating to the Red Cross by buying one of these t-shirts.
In coordination with the Red Cross and the City of Columbia, student organizers at USC are collecting volunteer info here.