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.

Popular Posts and Updates:

  • Nancy Meyer Loved Greatly… and is Greatly Missed

    April 11, 2014

    Nancy was loved greatly – and she loved greatly.

    Nancy Meyer served as Volunteer Coordinator of Bluffton Self Help for the past four years. She loved, supported and celebrated her volunteers – over …

  • Miss Ida and Twenty Five memorable years…

    January 4, 2014

    Bluffton Self Help celebrated 25 years in existence in 2013!

    We thank all our wonderful partners who have supported us both financially and with volunteer efforts in these 25 years and in 2013.  …

  • Hunger in the Lowcountry

    May 28, 2013

    One would think that the coveted life…living in the Lowcountry… brings with it protection from facing how so many people must cope with life on the other side of “the tracks”, or for many in our community… the other side …

  • Access to free food at Bluffton Self Help is a life-saving service.

    April 8, 2013

    For the working poor with children to feed,  access to free food at Bluffton Self Help is a life-saving service. But when the shelves go bare, families like hers have no where …

  • Divot. Drive. Drop.

    April 18, 2014

    The game of golf is similar to the game of life, especially for the recipients of the Mrs. Ida Martin Scholarship Fund offered by Bluffton Self Help.

    Currently we have 19 students …

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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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