mission-600x142For every bit that you do, or give, or sponsor, or fund, or share, on behalf of Bluffton Self Help, we are very thankful. With over 34,000 touch points in and around our community this past year, we hope to continue to earn your trust and loyal support.

In the News…

17th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

17th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Celebrate the true meaning of Thanksgiving with a FREE community Thanksgiving Dinner with all the traditional trimmings!
11 am to 3 pm on Thanksgiving Day!
Everyone is welcome!
Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks (off Squire Pope Road on Skull Creek)
Donations are gratefully accepted and benefit Bluffton Self Help and Deep Well
Sponsored by(more here)

Remembering Mrs. Ida Martin

Remembering Mrs. Ida Martin

As the new executive director of Bluffton Self Help, four and a half years ago, one of the first public relations campaigns was to assure Mrs. Ida Martin, the founder of Bluffton Self Help, was nationally recognized. We nominated her for the Presidential Citizens Medal. It was a(more here)

Thank you Beaufort County Human Services

Thank you Beaufort County Human Services

Special thank you to Beaufort County Human Services for awarding Bluffton Self Help for Fiscal Year 2016 a Community Service Grant Award to support the Building Strong Habits Workshop. This support is critical in moving people toward self reliance. Bluffton Self Help with the support of PNC Bank(more here)

Moving On Up!

Moving On Up!

I remember the first day of college as if it were yesterday. More than 300 students were seated in the auditorium and the buzz of conversations could be heard throughout the room. We were all waiting for the professor to make his appearance on stage. Here I(more here)

Donate Now


Most Needed Food Items

Our most requested Thanksgiving and Christmas food items include:

  • Frozen Turkey, Pork Butt or Ham
  • Canned Peas, Black Beans, Pinto Beans
  • Canned Yams
  • Dried pasta of all kinds
  • Boxed Macaroni & Cheese
  • Boxed or bagged Stuffing mixes
  • Canned Chicken Broth
  • Jarred Gravy (turkey, chicken)
  • Canned pie filling (pumpkin, apple, cherry)
  • Rice
  • Boxed Cornbread Mix or Biscuits
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Plantains
  • Frozen Yucca
  • Fresh Collard Greens, Fresh Cabbage
  • Roasting Pans

Our most requested non-food items include:

  • Disposable Diapers
  • Ensure food supplement
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrushes/toothpaste

Our pantry is often critically low. When you do your grocery shopping, please consider buying any or all of these items to contribute to the community food pantry. Click here to view our convenient shopping list.

Our most requested clothing items include:

  • Clean, seasonal clothing
  • All sizes are needed

Please avoid donating:

  • Clothes beyond repair
  • Mildewed clothing
  • Under garments
  • Bathing suits
  • Lingerie


404 Text