Ministry Receives Grant From Food Lion Feeds

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Ministry Receives Grant From Food Lion FeedsGreater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) announces receipt of a $4,000 grant from the Foundation for the Carolinas and the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation. GHCCM’s goal is to provide Hope, Help, and Healing for All. To accomplish this goal, GHCCM helps through services provided by one of our ministries, the GHCCM Nutrition Center, with emergency food, supplemental monthly food, and non-perishable food for the homeless in addition to a range of healthy recipes, nutrition and wellness classes. In 2020, the Nutrition Center distributed food valued at $1,130,000 to over 17,000 neighbors.

The grant awarded from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation insures that GHCCM continues to provide food assistance in 2021. The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation awards grants to a variety of hunger-related initiatives throughout Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia each year, giving away over $10 million since its inception. Food Lion Feeds also supports feeding agencies to increase their “fresh” capacity, providing families with more nutritious meal options.

Ministry Receives Grant From Food Lion Feeds

GHCCM is open to serve their neighbors in most need who are within the 200%. GHCCM is dependent on grants and financial contributions to continue offering the wide range of support to its most vulnerable neighbors. It is the goal of GHCCM to work together to offer stability to those in crisis. For hours of operation, ministry offerings, or to donate, visit GHCCM’s website at www.ccmhickory.org. For additional information email [email protected]. To volunteer, send your request to [email protected].