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…

$50 can make all the difference

$50 can make all the difference

May 5 is Lowcountry Giving Day and your donation of $50 means a lot to people living on minimum wages.  What can $50 provide, you ask….

$50 can help a client catch up on their bills.  If it is not the full amount, it still counts.  They can avoid racking up anymore late fees[…]

May 5 is Lowcountry Giving Day!

May 5 is Lowcountry Giving Day!

Bluffton Self Help is proud to participate in the
 on May 5
$25 can make a big difference in many of our client’s lives
$25 buys

a family of four a week’s worth of staples purchased through the Low Country Food Bank
Gas to drive 10 miles to and from work for a week for job […]

Help Bluffton Self Help Win with Birdies for Charity

Help Bluffton Self Help Win with Birdies for Charity

Make a pledge for every birdie made during the tournament—or a flat donation of $25 or more—and BLUFFTON SELF HELP will receive 100% of the money we raise in your name through Birdies for Charity, plus an additional 15% gift from the Heritage Classic Foundation!

Pledge securely online at HeritageClassicFoundation.com and des[…]

Have A Heart…Feed The Children!

Have A Heart…Feed The Children!

Hearts, hearts everywhere.  To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year the Rotary Club of Okatie has come up with a unique way to raise funds for Bluffton Self Help.
Partnering with Walnuts Restaurant and Siegler’s in Sheridan Park, diners who visit these two restaurants this week receive a HAVE A HEART, FEED […]

Bluffton Self Help Needs Your Help!

Bluffton Self Help Needs Your Help!

Calling for Creative Minds and Fundraising Expertise
It’s so exciting to hear and read about the amazing fundraising events that are held to benefit nonprofit organizations in our community.

It’s time for Bluffton Self Help to establish it’s own fundraiser event.

Wanted:  Creative, energetic and fun loving individuals to help plan a very specia[…]

Warm all over!

Warm all over!

Last week’s e-blast had amazing results!
When we announced the need for “warm” items to help our customers without heat, the response was amazing.

Within one hour after the message was published Wal-Mart donated blankets, the Marriott Hotels donated duvets, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church donated long-johns and blankets, and word has it the need[…]

Baby It’s Cold Outside!

Baby It’s Cold Outside!

A few years ago I received a Christmas gift from my son. It is a small portable heater. He knows I often get cold when the temperatures drop below tropic levels.

As I listened to the news and received phone calls from clients of Bluffton Self Help, that unopened gift popped[…]

Bluffton Self Help Volunteers are The Salt of the Earth

Bluffton Self Help Volunteers are The Salt of the Earth

Bluffton Self Help Volunteers are The Salt of the Earth!

When I hear that term I think of our volunteers at Bluffton Self Help. Especially after a hectic, task-heavy six weeks. We are fortunate to have over 160 volunteers. They assist in writing thank you notes, entering data, answering the ever-[…]

Bluffton Self Help Salutes a Humanitarian

Bluffton Self Help Salutes a Humanitarian

Greatest means different things to different people.

When I think of “greatest” I think of Allen Kupfer, now a Sun City resident. Kupfer, a 90-year-old man of Polish descent, is a humanitarian and a Holocaust Survivor who says he “knows the price of freedom.”

By the time he reached the United States, his par[…]

Toy Store Registration is November 3 through December 8

Toy Store Registration is November 3 through December 8

This year, our clients will be able to shop and select the toys for their children in an actual TOY SHOP!

The Bluffton Self Help Toy Shop opens for business on December 10 through December 20, but pre-registration to participate begins on Monday, November 3.

Registration will be held at Bluffton Self[…]

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Most Needed Items

Our most requested food items include:

  • Canned meats, fish and vegetables
  • Canned and dried fruit
  • 100% fruit juices
  • Dried pasta of all kinds
  • Dry and canned beans
  • Canned soups and spaghetti sauces
  • Cereal
  • Peanut butter and jelly

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

 

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