Operation Southern Hospitality needs volunteers!

      Charleston Mayor Joe Riley announces Operation Southern Hospitality. (File photo/Stacy Jacobson)

      CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Operation Southern Hospitality - the Lowcountry-led effort to help those hit hard by Hurricane Sandy - needs your help.

      The program is seeking volunteers to help sort and pack all of the items donated through the campaign.

      Organizers are asking those who want to help to go to the North Charleston Convention Center - Exhibit Hall C - any time between noon and 9 p.m. Thursday.

      Volunteers can also help beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday.

      Donations will be accepted at all drop-off sites until the close of business on Thursday.

      For a list of items needed as well as a list of where to drop off items, click here.