ECCO featured in Wednesday's Phonebank

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) - For more than 20 years East Cooper Community Outreach has provided services for low-income families in need of help, or families coping after disaster. {}From Cordesville to Mount Pleasant thousands of people are helped every year.{}Some of the services offered include legal help, clothing assistance, food, and medical/dental attention. {}All of those programs strive to guide clients towards self-sufficiency. {}ECCO volunteers make it their goal to improve the quality of life of those living in the community.{}As we inch closer to the holiday season, ECCO will continue to collect donations for their food bank. {}Some of the needs include:
  • canned vegetables
  • grits
  • shampoo
  • canned beans
  • hamburger helper
  • dry soup
  • canned meats
  • canned fruits
  • Jell-o
  • baked beans
  • canned pumpkin
  • pudding mix
  • tooth brushes
  • coffee
  • chicken broth
  • jelly
Wednesday ECCO will be featured in the Volunteer Four Phonebank. {}From 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. volunteers will be taking calls and fielding questions from anyone who would like to help. {}The phonebank number is 881-5837. {}If you can't call during the phonebank, but still want to help you can always call two other numbers any time of the day. Those numbers are: Dial 2-1-1 or (843) 744-HELP or 1-800-922-2283.{}