I LOVE MY CITY 30 Day Challenge!
(beginning Friday, March 27th)

Individuals, Families, and Small Groups can share ways that they have “LOVED” their city, neighborhood, and neighbors during this crisis via social media using #ILMC2020.

Some ways you can serve:

• Church of God Children’s Home of NC, Inc. needs N95 masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and disposable gowns for at-risk children. Call 704-788-1164,8 a.m. – noon and 1 – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.

• Community Free Clinic needs financial support for supplies, materials, and new expenses to support infrastructure and Telehealth options. Contact Nancy Litton at nancylitton@cfclinic.org or 980-498-3501.

• CVAN needs masks for battered women and children and staff. Contact Mary Margaret Flynn at cvan@cvan.org or 704-788-1108.

• Opportunity House & Harmony UMC needs bread, canned goods and non-perishables, cleaning supplies, sanitizer, paper products, personal items, toothpaste & toothbrushes, and feminine products. Drop off between 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday-Friday, Opportunity House, 72 Corban Ave. SW, Concord, NC.

• Elder Orphan Care needs financial donations for groceries, deliveries, ramps, medical equipment, etc. Window units for heat/air conditioning are also needed. Drop off between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday, at 325 McGill Ave. NW, Suite 520, Concord, NC. Contact Kim Jackson at kim.jackson@elderorphancare.com or 704-787-5280.

• First Responders 1st needs Personal Protective Equipment and gift cards to local restaurants and grocery stores for first responders. Contact Lonnie Clouse at lonnie@firstresponders1st.org or 704-453-3883.

• New Healthcare Concepts, Inc. needs fabric face masks for local nursing home facilities. For a facemask pattern or to schedule your pickup/delivery, contact Susan Stirewalt at ssstirew@newhealthcareconcepts.org or 704-273-7476.

Cabarrus County Blessing Boxes 

It only takes 1 item to make a difference. Now that schools are closed, our blessing boxes are even more important to our community! Please drop off a few items for a box. For more information, follow them on Facebook.

Boxes are located at:

1. Concord Fire Stations

Station #5 – 179 Pitt School Rd., Concord

Station #4 – 1165 Warren C Coleman Blvd., Concord

2. Cabarrus Health Alliance – 300 Mooresville Rd.,  Kannapolis

3. One life Church -1030 Central Dr. NW, Concord

4. Z Max Dragway off Bruton Smith Blvd

Cooperative Christian Ministry food pantry needs:

  • Any kind of canned vegetables (except green beans)
  • Baked beans (ideally 15 or 16 oz. cans)
  • Tuna and canned chicken
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Pasta sauce
  • Plastic grocery bags
  • Right now, we have plenty of canned green beans, dried beans, mixed fruit, macaroni & cheese, cereal, toilet paper and paper towels.

Or make a financial donation on their website cooperativeministry.com.

Donations can be dropped off between 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Monday-Friday at 246 Country Club Dr., Concord, NC 28025.

If bringing donations before 9:45 am, please drive in the “exit” –the entrance will be blocked for CCM’s Drive-through food pantry.

Questions? Please call Kris Edscorn at 704-706-9897 or kedscorn@cooperativeministry.com

Donate Food to Cabarrus County Schools

Meals on Wheels

Need volunteer drivers to service older adults, adults with disabilities and veterans in our community.

For more information please call Taylor Brock at (704) 932-3412 or email  volunteer@cabarrusmow.org

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Blood Donors Needed

Schedule an online appt or contact the Concord Center at 980-255-5410, 363 Church St North Suite 170, Concord, NC 28027

Red Cross opportunities include:

Blood Donor Ambassador

Communications/Public Affairs

Disaster Action Team


Home Fire Campaign

Military/Veteran Assistance

Office Support

Preparedness Educator

School Clubs

Special Events/Fundraising

Transportation Specialist

Volunteer Management

Getting started as a Red Cross volunteer is easy. Visit their website.

You will create a Red Cross ID and log into Volunteer Connection which will guide you through the remaining steps.