Help for Carolina Forest fire victims

People watch through the trees as a brush fire engulfs apartment buildings in Carolina Forest's Windsor Green

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Below is a list of fundraisers and ways to donate to the victims of the Windsor Green condo fire:

**Coastal Orthopedics is matching donations dollar-for-dollar for Windsor Green fire relief captured online here or at the practiceâ??s Conway location, 2376 Cypress Circle, Suite 300. For more information on how you can help the victims of the Windsor Green apartment fire at Carolina Forest, please call Coastal Orthopedics at (843) 347-7222.

**All people wishing to donate food can do so at Helping Hand of Myrtle Beach at 1411 Mr. Joe White Ave. Their number is (843) 448-8451.

**All clothing, bedding and furniture can be donated to the Carolina Forest Goodwill at 2164 Oak Heart Road.

**All monetary donations can be made to the United Way of Horry County at 761 Century Circle, Conway. Their number is (843) 347-5195.

The Red Cross is set up to take monetary donations only. You can donate at, by calling 843-477-0020, or via mail at 3531 Pampas Drive, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577.

Benchmark Management is accepting monetary donations and clothes. Checks need to be made out to the American Red Cross: Disaster Relief. Donations will be delivered to the Red Cross so they can be dispersed to the fire victims. Cash donations need to be delivered to the American Red Cross at 3531 Pampas Drive in Myrtle Beach. Benchmark Management locations are:

North Myrtle Beach 414 Main Street North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

South End Office 11943 Grand Haven Drive, Suite C Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

North Carolina Office 1780-1 Chandlers Lane Sunset Beach, NC 28468

Carolina Care Medical Supply, LLC is accepting donations from anyone in the Conway - Aynor area. They will collect items and deliver them to wherever they need to go. They are also accepting monetary donations that will be given to Conway National Bank for deposit into their fund.

Verizon Wireless and Goodwill are collecting non-perishable food items, personal hygiene supplies and clothing (unused undergarments, including socks, underwear and bras are especially needed) at the Verizon store at 551 Seaboard Street. In addition to serving as a collection point, Verizon will have a charging station available to allow the fire victims to charge their phones, use the Internet or make phone calls.

The "X" Sports Complex on George Bishop Parkway across from Beach Church is collecting personal hygiene items, clothing, furniture, etc.

Fingertips Nail Salon on 3rd Ave in Conway is accepting clothes and personal hygiene items to be delivered.

Boston Pizza in Carolina Forest is accepting donations at 2005 Oak Heart Road. They are organized to accept clothing and supplies.

If you or someone you know has lost their glasses in the fire, Carolina Forest Family Eyecare will replace their glasses for FREE. Dr. Weshefsky will donate his time for an examination if needed or honor a current eyeglass prescription. The frame and single vision lenses are FREE. Proof of residency is required. Please call the office for more details. 843-903-6262

LENSCRAFTERS will be working with those affected by the fire to replace eyeglasses through its charitable organization, ONE SIGHT. Please contact Vicki Greene, Lenscrafters Coastal Grand Mall, at 843-444-0070 for details.

Fostering Hope in Conway has items for children, teenagers, and young adults, including school supplies, hygiene items, clothing and more. The office in Conway at 319 Kingston Street in Conway will be open all week for anyone who needs help. They will also deliver needed items to the shelter at Beach Church. Call 843-254-8168 for more information.

Donations of any kind can be dropped off at Weichert Realtors Southern Coast in the Kroger shopping center in Carolina Forest starting Monday morning.

Donations of any kind can be dropped off at Jersey Bagels and Subs at 4006 Postal Way, Unit D in Myrtle Beach.

Buffalo Wild Wings of Carolina Forest will donate 10% of food sales from Monday 3/18 - Friday 3/22 to help the victims of the fires. The restaurant already donated $1,000 in gift cards to displaced victims of the fires to come in and eat.

River Landing Apartment Homes is offering discounts to the victims of the fire. They offer 3 to 13 month lease terms and have homes ready for those in need. 843-903-3434 or

Carolina American Pickers thrift store at 1360 Hwy 501 will be offering free clothing, and discounts for household items. Here's a link to their site.

Tommy at Coastline Pet Supply will help pet needs. Call the store at 843-293-8199.

Sonesta ES Suites is offering a discount off their already discounted weekly and monthly rates to any victim of the Windsor Green Fires and will waive the pet fees. The Sonesta ES Suites Myrtle Beach located next to Medieval Times off HWY 501.

Myrtle Beach Best Buy is offering employee discounts to victims to help them replace lost possessions. Anyone impacted will need to bring an ID that shows their place of residence and Best Buy will apply its employee discount to their purchase through the end of March.

Students who need school supplies,clothes, books etc should contact Caroline Chestnut with Horry County Schools at 843-488-6768.

VCA Palmetto Animal Hospital has free boarding for pets belonging to people displaced by the fire. Call 843-903-1900 for more information.

First Federal opened the Windsor Green Fire Relief Fund today with $2,500 to support ongoing American Red Cross efforts. The public may make a contribution by visiting any local First Federal Financial Center, including the 7-day-a-week centers located in select Wal-Mart locations.

Seaboard Bedding and Furniture Mattress Fundraiser - Every 2,000 Facebook "likes" the Seaboard Bedding and Furniture facebook page gets, the company will donate a queen mattress set. Click here for more information.

Fundraiser at Handleys in Carolina Forest on Sunday, March 24th for the CF victims of the Windsor green Fire. There will be a bunch of live music and burpee challenge. $20 a head to participate. The winner gets a free month membership at a cross-fit gym of choice.

US Lawns of Myrtle Beach is helping out all of the victims of the Carolina Forest fire over the weekend by hosting a bowling event with Frank Theaters CineBowl and Grille in Murrells Inlet, SC on Tuesday March 26th at 6PM. One of their managers lost everything in this unfortunate event and many employees have a close relationship with someone else who was effected by this fire. The event will run from 6 p.m. until about 8 p.m. with a cost of $20 per person which will include 2 Beers, 2 Games and shoe rental. There will also have silent auction with items donated from local businesses and various raffles. All profits from the event will go directly to helping out all of the victims from this fire. If you are interested in participating please call the office at 843.650.8875 during normal business hours to sign up. Also, if you are interested in giving a direct donation or donating items to the silent auction please call 843.650.8875.

Coccadotts Cake Shop in Myrtle Beach will donate 50 percent of all sales this Sunday (March 24) to Windsor Green fire victims. They will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Victims can go to for information on insurance, resident info, donations, etc.

Girl Scout Troop 61 will be holding a car wash Saturday, March 23rd from 10am until 2pm at the Horry County Bank across from Carolina Forest Elementary School. All cash donations will go to the victims of the Windsor Green Fire. Please come out and help your neighbors.

The Well by the Sea Church is inviting all residents and victims of Windsor Green to a free dinner Wednesday the 27th at 6pm. They are located at 211 Forestbrook Rd. Call 236-8852 for more info or directions

7th grade students at Green Sea Floyds Middle/High School are beginning a donation drive for goods for the victims of the fire.

Mercy Care Collecting Donations for Windsor Green Survivors

The Horry County Sheriffâ??s Office, Horry County Fire Rescue, and the Horry County Firefighters Relief Fund is teaming up with the Sheriffâ??s Foundation of Horry County to help the public safety workers who lost everything in the fire. The Sheriffâ??s Foundation has established a Public Safety relief fund and the funds will be distributed as needed. You can send checks to: Sheriff's Foundation of Horry County; P.O. Box 1906, Conway, SC 29528.