Ja’Maury started getting reading help two years ago. His mother, Alfreda, says his Language Arts grades improved and he has a love for reading that didn’t exist before. She saw the impact of the program and became a volunteer tutor herself.
James Tidmore was homeless. He found the homeless shelter in Myrtle Beach and started right away in its back-to-work program. Within months, James had a full-time job and a place to call home. He now volunteers at the shelter..
Linda Jones learned she had cancer at Horry County’s all-volunteer medical clinic. The clinic referred her to MUSC, where she had a hysterectomy and will continue treatment. Linda doesn’t have insurance and wouldn’t have known she had cancer if it wasn’t for the clinic.