Bluffton Self Help commits to helping neighbors in need through modified services – WJCL News

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(WJCL) - Organizations everywhere are taking special precautions because of concerns over the Coronavirus.One of those organizations is Bluffton Self Help. Bluffton Self Help is a nonprofit that works to help neighbors in need.But at this time, their services will look a little different. Its our responsibility to prevent the spread of disease locally, but we really want to serve our community where its needed most," says Kimberly Hall, Executive Director of Bluffton Self Help.Until further notice, the clothing closet is shut down. No clothing donations will be accepted, and clothing items will not be distributed.Food items, however, will still be available during normal hours but through a modified, drive-thru style.Drive through our parking lot, drive around to the back of the building, and a volunteer or staff person will load pre-packaged groceries, essential items into their car," says Hall.Additionally, the nonprofit has set up a COVID-19 fund to support affected families. Were here for the community through mortgage/rental assistance, financial support, utility assistance, everything from that even to families who normally wouldnt access our programs here. We want to make sure were here for our community," says Hall.Typically, this nonprofit only serves clients who live and work in Bluffton.But right now, theyre extending help to neighbors beyond the town, too.We wont turn anybody away. If anybody calls us and is in need of help, we will make sure we can help them," says Hall. Right now, Bluffton Self Help is in need of paper bag donations.If youd like to donate to their COVID-19 support fund, click here.

(WJCL) - Organizations everywhere are taking special precautions because of concerns over the Coronavirus.

One of those organizations is Bluffton Self Help.

Bluffton Self Help is a nonprofit that works to help neighbors in need.

But at this time, their services will look a little different.

Its our responsibility to prevent the spread of disease locally, but we really want to serve our community where its needed most," says Kimberly Hall, Executive Director of Bluffton Self Help.

Until further notice, the clothing closet is shut down.

No clothing donations will be accepted, and clothing items will not be distributed.

Food items, however, will still be available during normal hours but through a modified, drive-thru style.

Drive through our parking lot, drive around to the back of the building, and a volunteer or staff person will load pre-packaged groceries, essential items into their car," says Hall.

Additionally, the nonprofit has set up a COVID-19 fund to support affected families.

Were here for the community through mortgage/rental assistance, financial support, utility assistance, everything from that even to families who normally wouldnt access our programs here. We want to make sure were here for our community," says Hall.

Typically, this nonprofit only serves clients who live and work in Bluffton.

But right now, theyre extending help to neighbors beyond the town, too.

We wont turn anybody away. If anybody calls us and is in need of help, we will make sure we can help them," says Hall.

Right now, Bluffton Self Help is in need of paper bag donations.

If youd like to donate to their COVID-19 support fund, click here.

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