Myrtle Beach-area organizations need your help

Donations: Help 4 Kids/Backpack Buddies is holding a Vienna Sausage Drive; you can drop off Vienna Sausages at Pelican Field and receive free batting practice from 6-8 p.m. on June 1. Food items can be dropped off at Help4Kids, 12053B U.S. 17 Bypass, Garden City Beach, or Jersey Mikes, 4390 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet or call 651-4310.

Donations: South Strand Helping Hand accepts donations to serve residents of the South Strand. Food items can be dropped off or monetary donations can be mailed to 812 Poplar Drive S., Surfside Beach, S.C. 29575-2510. Open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call 238-4594, or