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Posted April, 2016:

Listed below are the needs for the Cooperative Christian Ministry food pantries in Concord, Bethel Baptist Church in Kannapolis, inside the Department of Social Services building, Kannapolis Food Pantry at West Point Baptist Church, Westford United Methodist Church, Christian Hearts Food Ministry at Oak Ridge Baptist, New Life Baptist Church, North Kannapolis Baptist Food Pantry and our newest pantry located at Bethel United Methodist Church in Midland for the upcoming month:

Canned Fruit
Canned Tuna, Chicken and Vienna Sausage
Macaroni & Cheese
Spaghetti (one pound box or bag)

We continue to receive great support from our church partners.  Thanks to all of our partners for very strong support with food during March. 

Our Crisis Center in Concord will serve as the warehouse for most of the food.  We will gladly accept all donations at that site from 9 am to 4 pm Monday thru Friday.  Bethel Baptist Helping Hands Food Pantry, located at 1209 1/4 Opal Street in Kannapolis, will gladly accept donations from 9 am to 1 pm on Monday and Thursday.  The food pantry located at Westford UMC on Highway 49 and the Kannapolis Food Pantry at West Point Baptist Church can accept donations on Saturday morning from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.  The Feeding Our Souls Food Pantry at Bethel UMC, the Christian Hearts Food Ministry at Oak Ridge Baptist Church and the North Kannapolis Baptist Church Food Pantry will accept donations by calling the church in advance.

 

CCM food pantries collect and distribute
over $1.5 million worth of groceries each year.

In 2015, CCM and our partner pantries distributed more than 821,000 pounds of food to almost 50,000 individuals (in over 16,600 households) in Cabarrus and southern Rowan Counties.  This includes our food pantries as well as the backpack programs and the LINCS program.

pantry2Among those foods are healthy produce and other perishable items that are moved from grocery stores to kitchen table within 24 hours of receipt from the stores. 

Grocery stores, assigned by Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, and volunteer pick-up drivers make this ministry possible. 

The grocery stores have proven very supportive of this program. 


Volunteer Amanda Shumski helps a client pick out food at the Crisis Center Pantry.
Photo by James Nix/Independent Tribune

We are always looking for volunteer pick-up drivers to pick up food from particular grocery stores and deliver to one of CCM's pantries.  For more info about how to volunteer email Lorie Williams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.