Ways to help Front Street fire victims
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:15:40 GMT —
Below is a list of ways you can help victims of the fire that ripped through the heart of the Georgetown waterfront on Front Street early Wednesday morning.
*Front Street Fire Relief Fund: Donations can be made at any First Citizens Bank. You can also call 843-546-8591.
*Georgetown Kraft Credit Union is taking contributions towards the Front Street Fire Relief Fund.
*First Federal/SCBT has opened the Front Street Fire Fund and is partnering with the Georgetown area community to raise funds in support of the American Red Cross Coastal South Carolina chapter as they respond to the fire. The public is encouraged to contribute in any First Federal or SCBT branch office. Checks may be made payable to the Front Street Fire Fund.
*The American Red Cross is working with the victims displaced by the fire, click here to see how you can donate. here.
*The Salvation Army is also collecting donations here.
*Wildfish Grill will do a fundraiser Saturday, September 28 with live music, food and beer donated by local businesses. 100% of donations will go to those displaced by the fire. $20 gets you all you can eat/drink.
*A newly formed group called "Flotown Supports the Georgetown Waterfront" will meet at Creek Ratz in Florence and head to Georgetown at 10:30 am Saturday, September 28 . They will meet at the Big Tuna for lunch and spend the afternoon shopping and rallying around the Georgetown waterfront.
*The Chicora Indian Tribe of SC will be in Georgetown Saturday , September 28 from 9 a.m. To 4 p.m. on Front Street collecting donations. All donations will be passed along to the Mayor.
*The band the Fourclosures has offered to play for free at the Music in the Park on Thursday, October 3 from 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. They will be accepting donations for fire victims at the event.
*The Art Community is coming together October 5 at MISC-Everything Murrells Inlet and donating their artwork to help artist John Walters, whose home and artwork were lost in the fire, get back on his feet. 100% of the proceeds will go to John.The event will be in the parking lot from 10am to 5pm. They are located at 4124 Hwy 17 Business across from the Marshwalk Marina.