Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is offering discounts off its garden admission and nature train ride for visitors who donate nonperishable healthy food items through Dec. 31. The attraction will give the donations to the Lowcountry Food Bank. Recommended donations include: peanut butter, canned chicken, salmon and tuna in water, dried lentils/beans, bread, flour and cereals that include whole wheat flour, 100% whole grain and brown rice, low- or no-salt, low-sugar and sugar-free canned fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, and reduced- or sugar-free cookies.

Donors who buy a $15 adult garden admission receive a 2nd for free. Bring an additional item, receive a nature train ride for $5.

Bi-Lo’s has launched a fundraising campaign through Nov. 15 for the Wounded Warrior Project Independence Program. Southeastern Grocers said shoppers can buy a $1 dedication card and write a veteran a message to be posted on a “Wall of Honor” in each store. Also, they can post a dedication on

In response to the October floods, Tanger Factory Outlets is holding a food drive at its North Charleston and three other S.C. shopping centers under a partnership with Lowcountry Food Bank. Through Nov. 21, Tanger will have on-site drop-off locations. It will offer donors a 20% coupon for a single item. The goal is collect 1,000 meals per property.

Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union donated more than 100 pet supplies, including food, beds and toys, to the Frances R. Willis SPCA in Summerville, which was damaged by flooding in October.

Atlantic Bedding and Furniture has completed a Facebook promotion to help families affected by the floods. The North Charleston business said it award-ed $500 gift certificates to 17 families.

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