Community News & Updates

Community Bulletin Board jerry and jason

Jerry Gets the Support he Needs

Jerry experienced homelessness in the Myrtle Beach area for almost two years. Aside from a couple of short shelter stays, he spent most of that time on the streets –

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Navy Veteran Gets Permanent Housing

David has keys and a lease for his new home! After spending several months experiencing homelessness, this Navy Veteran spent the last three months at John’s Place (ECHO’s bridge housing

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ECHO and CLAWS Deliver For The 2019 Angel Tree

Thanks to this collaborative effort, over 80 children in families who have recently experienced homelessness will have gifts to open for the holidays. Even after being housed, financial and emotional stress can dampen holiday cheer and make purchasing necessities – let alone gifts – difficult or impossible. The Angel Tree project creates an opportunity for community members to share their compassion and generosity to bring the magic of the holidays to these families and children.

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David Signs His Own Lease

For almost three years, David slept most nights in a shed without any electricity or running water. On nights that were too cold to stay in the shed, he slept in his car underneath the Socastee Bridge.

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