This is the time of year when we give thanks for all of the wonderful people and blessings we have. As our way of saying thank you to our community, every November we have a Pay It Forward campaign to collect non-perishable food for The Community Kitchen of Myrtle Beach. Located on Mr. Joe White Avenue, The Community Kitchen provides nutritious meals for hungry people and families in need in our community. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, they serve hundreds of meals to the hungry every day right here in Horry County.

Our mission each year is to try to collect a TON, literally 2,000 pounds of food to donate to The Community Kitchen. We’ve come close to that goal but we haven’t hit it yet. We have raised well over 1,000 pounds of food but we still strive for that 2,000 mark. Every year we compile a comprehensive food list with the organization that gives you lots of options for donating. Everything from grits to spaghetti sauce to canned fruits is on the list, so you can pick up whatever works for you while you’re out doing your regular shopping. Food donations can be dropped off at our office throughout the month of November. Normally, we try to deliver what we’ve collected before Thanksgiving but this year, we’ve extended the collection period to the end of the month. Be sure to grab a food list from our office staff to take with you when you shop.

As an extra way of expressing our gratitude to you this year, we’ve decided to raffle off some great prizes to pay it forward to YOU as well. Our first prize package is an Apple Watch, AirPods, and a 3 month membership to HOTWORX to inspire you to keep some movement in your life. Our second prize package is an RTIC soft-sided cooler, two RTIC tumblers, two beach towels, and a 3 month membership to HOTWORX to keep your bod ready for the beach over the cooler winter months. Our third prize package is a mystery kid’s prize. You can earn raffle tickets in four ways: donating to our food drive, leaving us a review on Facebook or Google, posting about us on social media (FB or IG), and referring a friend to take advantage of our $79 VIP special! We’ll draw the winners at the end of the month.

We are so thankful for all of our practice members, friends, and family. You’re our very special tribe and we couldn’t do what we do without you. So thank you, from the bottom of our hearts. Now let’s work together to Pay It Forward!