Carvana partners with Harvest Hope for relief efforts.

PositionHarvest Hope Food Bank

As part of its launch in Myrtle Beach, Carvana, an e-commerce platform for buying, financing and selling used cars, is partnering with Harvest Hope Food Bank to collect monetary and in-kind donations for Hurricane Florence relief efforts.

Customers who have a purchased vehicle delivered and those who schedule a sold vehicle to be picked up through Carvana can donate non-perishable food items that Carvana representatives will collect and deliver to Harvest Hope. Monetary donations can be made online at

Carvana has a national inventory of more than 10,000 vehicles, the company said in a news release. Customers can schedule next-day vehicle delivery or pickup.

The company said each vehicle for sale is certified to have never been in a reported accident and has undergone a 150-point inspection. Each vehicle has a description page containing updated information and comes with a seven-day return policy.

"We first launched in South Carolina just over a year ago, and in that short period of time, they've shown us they welcome our new way to buy a car," said Ernie Garcia, founder and CEO of Carvana. "We're looking forward to being welcomed in the same way in Myrtle Beach."

Harvest Hope, a nonprofit serving 20 S.C. counties, announced today that it needs donations of tuna, canned in or in pouch. Tuna is the staple protein food in disaster relief boxes, the food bank said in a news release.

"We have depleted our supplies and...

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