VIDANT MEDICAL CENTER

The generosity of the community and the leaders within community is what keeps our Center operational. There is not a day that goes by that we are not reminded of how fortunate we are to have so many helping hands. This morning, Vidant Medical Center Executive staff prepared and served breakfast for our residents. What an incredible group of folks and leaders. We truly appreciate their time and compassion for helping those that are less fortunate. WANT TO HELP THOSE IN NEED ANOTHER W...
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Resource Room added to Respite Area

A Resource Room has been added to the Respite Area at the Shelter!  Currently, this space is available for children to use after school for studying and playing.  We hope that in the future that the room can be used for adult activities as well.  Community Crossroads Center is always trying to improve the resources we have for our residents.                                                                                                                                                             ...
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Breakfast served!

Breakfast served by caring volunteers is part of what keeps the shelter going. Nick and his team of volunteers from Pharma Services Patheon, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, cooked and served breakfast this Wednesday morning.  We are grateful for their service to CCC.           And this is Jack.   Jack, a regular Wednesday morning volunteer, was also here to help.  We thank all of the new volunteers, but also want to remember those who come tireless...
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A Young Leader

LaMarc Rouse, a student at Bethel Christian Academy in Kinston took it upon himself to complete his Holiday Service Project by teaching other students the importance of community service and giving back to the community. LaMarc was able to raise awareness of homeless in the community and brought the donated items that he had gathered through his project to the Center. We appreciate LaMarc and his compassion towards others that are less fortunate. (Pictured are LaMarc and his sister Chloe). ...
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Giving Tuesday

Today is “Giving Tuesday.” The day was created in 2012 in response to the spike in consumerism following Thanksgiving. #GivingTuesday marks the beginning of the charitable season, encouraging people to give to organizations, charities, and initiatives that are doing good. In 2017, #GivingTuesday raised an estimated $274 million for nonprofits in the United States alone. Today, Community Crossroads Center is excited to announce that the following donors offered a total of $21,000 in match mon...
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Kindness, Caring and Socks

This is Tyler and he just celebrated his 8th birthday.  The theme of his birthday party was Harry Potter and he asked all of his guests to bring socks for those in need  instead of gifts for him.  He was emulating Harry’s generosity to “Dobby”.  For those of you who may not be familiar with the Harry Potter books, “Dobby” was a house servant who was given dignity and set free when Harry devised a way for him to get a sock.  It is a lovely part of the book demonstrating the power of love, emp...
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Don’t Forget The 2018 Honor Card Unveiling!

Common holiday traditions involve spending time with the people you love, exchanging gifts and have amazing home-cooked meals. Yet, not every individual in America is fortunate to even have a home to bundle up in during the holidays. According to the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, about 3.5 million Americans experience homelessness each year. Therefore, these individuals have to sleep and spend their holidays in their car, on the streets, in a motel room, or a community shelt...
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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Taking place the week before Thanksgiving, National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week serves as a time to reflect on what we are grateful for and how we can come together to shed light on a pair of issues affecting millions of Americans today. A basic definition of homeless is someone who is lacking a permanent, safe place to live. Oftentimes the difference between being housed and being homeless is the support network that is available. Causes of homelessness are varied but can includ...
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ECU helps at Iva’s Closet

ECU School of Business students came today to help sort winter clothing for Iva’s Closet. Pictured (along with Ms. Iva) are Tri, Shea, Grace, Eric, and Phil. They are undergraduate business students at ECU. Their instructor, Mr. Charles Powers, asked them to give back to the community, and we are grateful that these students chose to provide community service at CCC. Thanks to them, coats of all sizes are readily available to distribute to men, women, and children who are residents in the shelte...
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