Don’t Forget The 2018 Honor Card Unveiling!

Don’t Forget The 2018 Honor Card Unveiling!
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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 t...
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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

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...
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ECU helps at Iva’s Closet

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 s...
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20 Years of Vidant Health Giving Back

20 Years of Vidant Health Giving Back
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  Vidant Health celebrated 20 years of giving back to communities of Eastern North Carolina. We are very fortunate to have Vidant and their leadership in the community. Thank you for all that you do Vidant. WANT TO HELP THOSE IN NEED ANOTHER WAY? DONATE OR VOLUNTEER.
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FedEx Helps Support The Homeless

FedEx Helps Support The Homeless
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Our local FedEx folks came to the Center today with enough packaged sandwiches and snacks for all the residents to take with them for lunch tomorrow morning. Thank you very much for your support FedEx. WANT TO HELP THOSE IN NEED ANOTHER WAY? DONATE OR VOLUNTEER.
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What The Honor Card Means to Our Shelter

What The Honor Card Means to Our Shelter
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Since 1988, more than 500,000 Honor Cards have been purchased and sent to friends and family members to help fight homelessness through the annual honor card program. These $5 Honor cards are beautiful works of art by Mr. William Mangun, a very generous artist which began this program over three decades ago in order to reach out to the homeless community. What the Honor Card Means And How It Wo...
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Haircuts and St. James Jammers

Haircuts and St. James Jammers
Last evening was another wonderful night at CCC. We had the privilege of acknowledging some of our valuable volunteers for all that they do for the Center. The third Monday of every month we have barbers and hair stylists who volunteer their time and expertise along with the St. James Jammers on the same night (as well as St. James providing dinner for everyone). What an awesome evening! ...
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Pirates Promoting Wellness

Pirates Promoting Wellness
    We have an incredible amount of support from our community. Once a month, the “Pirates Promoting Wellness”, arrive at the Center at about 6:00AM to cook and serve breakfast for our residents. It is always a pleasure to see so many young ladies volunteering their time and energy to help those that are less fortunate. Go Pirates!!!!!!!! WANT TO HELP THOSE IN NEED? DONATE OR...
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Helping fulfill our Mission

Helping fulfill our Mission
At CCC our Mission is to “serve the homeless and those at risk of homelessness by providing safe housing, and assisting them in developing a long term plan that leads to self-sufficiency.” This is Ms. Van Henderson.  She is an instructor from Pitt Community College and she is teaching classes at Community Crossroads in the computer lab.  She teaches computer skills and job preparation classes.  Y...
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