Socastee Community Assistance Day for those impacted by Hurricane Matthew

Near Rosewood and Dogwood in Socastee
Near Rosewood and Dogwood in Socastee

SOCASTEE, SC –  A community assistance day will be held for those impacted by Hurricane Matthew and subsequent flooding on Thursday, October 27, from 12:00 Noon until 7:00 pm at Socastee Baptist Church (Fellowship Hall), located at 3690 Socastee Blvd, Myrtle Beach.  Several government agencies and organizations from around the  community assist those impacted by recent weather events.

CONFIRMED PARTICIPANTS:
*Federal Emergency Management Agency
Will be onsite to answer questions and assist with registration for FEMA assistance.

*Small Business Administration
Will be onsite to answer questions regarding the SBA and resources they can provide.

*United States Senator Lindsey Graham’s Office
Will be onsite to answer questions and assist with navigating federal assistance programs.

*SC Department of Insurance
Will be onsite to answer insurance related questions.

*SC Department of Employment and Workforce
Will be onsite to answer questions regarding possible temporary unemployment benefits due to the disaster.

*SC Department of Social Services
Will be onsite to assist with possible replacement SNAP benefits due to the disaster and answer questions.

*The Salvation Army
*The American Red Cross
*Your Sister’s Closet
*Help4Kids / Backpack Buddies of Horry County

Food will be provided for attendees from 12:00 Noon – 2:00pm & again from 5:00pm – 7:00pm courtesy of AJ’s Pizza of Myrtle Beach. Coffee & donuts will also be available throughout the day.

The event is hosted by: Heather Ammons Crawford, Cam Crawford, Mark Lazarus & Russell Fry.  Contact Heather Ammons Crawford at HeatherAmmonsCrawford@gmail.com or Cam Crawford at 843-504-0905 with questions.

—Information above is from a submitted press release