GHCCM Receives Grant from Catawba County United Way

Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) is the recipient of funding from the Catawba County United Way.  Recently, Molly Sain, GHCCM Executive Director, accepted an award letter in the amount of $20,000 from the local United Way.  The monies will be used to assist with rent and mortgage for those who are facing eviction or […]

Ministry Receives Grant from The Leon Levine Foundation

Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) announces receipt of a $25,000 grant from The Leon Levine Foundation. This grant allows GHCCM to use the funding for day-to-day operations, such as facility expenses, payroll, supplies, etc. General operating dollars are important to fund the work of the ministry. Generally, grantors focus on restricted donations for specialized […]

Medical Ministry at GHCCM Receives Recognition

Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) announces that the on-site Medical Clinic recently received the 2023 Standards Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) from their Quality Standards Program.  The mission of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics is to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable […]

Ministry Announces Dewey’s Bakery Fundraising Store

Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) announces their partnership with Dewey’s Bakery in Winston Salem.  On Tuesday, November 15, the Dewey’s Bakery Holiday Store will open to the public in Hickory at 31 Thrift and MORE! at 31 1st Avenue SE.  The bakery will help raise money while providing a convenient local place to shop […]

Ministry Moves From Food Pantry to a Center for Healthy Food Options

Ministry Receives Grant for Food Lions Feeds

The Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) Board of Directors and Staff announce that in the 54th year of service to the community the ministry is set to embark on a goal-oriented initiative that offers a pathway toward transformation.  GHCCM is focusing on meeting the changing needs of our neighbors (clients), reduce the duplication of […]

Ministry Provides Class on Mental Health First Aid USA

Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) provided a full day training, Mental Health First Aid USA, for their employees.  By taking the class, employees will receive certification in Mental Health First Aid.  The class was provided by Partners Behavioral Health Management.  The instructors were Stephanie Funderburk and Amber Mathews.  Those attending from GHCCM are representatives […]

Ministry Participates in Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Ministry Participates in Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) is participating in Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, a nationwide week of action where communities draw attention to the concerns related to poverty. Staff and volunteers from GHCCM will spend the week in community service, fundraising, and advocacy events that help support these important concerns. “Hunger and Homelessness impacts […]

Ministry Receives Grant from The Duke Endowment

Press Release Pictured Left to right Guy Guarino, Chief Development Officer, CVHS Molly Sain, Director GHCCM Medical Clinic Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) announces receipt of a $250,000 grant for its Medical Clinic from The Duke Endowment. This grant will help the ministry to provide Hope, Help, and Healing for all by improving health […]

Ministry Holds Event to End Smoking

Ministry Holds Event to End Smoking

Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) announces the “Great American Smokeout,” an event aiming to reduce the use of tobacco products in both Catawba and Alexander County. The event will be held at the Dr. John and Carol de Perczel Whole Life Center (206 1st Ave. SE, Hickory, NC) and Hickory […]

Eagle Scout Projects Benefit GHCCM

Eagle Scouts Caleb McMurray and Dylan Lasecki of the Boys Scouts of America completed projects at Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministries (GHCCM) to assist the ministry in their mission to provide Hope, Help, and Healing for All. As stated by the Boy Scouts of America website, “The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is […]