Emergency Assistance (EA) is a place where
clients are able to “shop”, at no cost, for clothing
(including school uniforms), small household items (linens and bedding),
hygiene kits, toys and books in a store-like environment. The store
has a dedicated group of volunteers, who assist clients in finding
what they need and keep the racks ready to shop.
Emergency food assistance is available for families facing an
Annually, the EA program works with the Salvation
Army in the Christmas Opportunities program. Together
these organizations provided 1000 families with Holiday Food Bags
and Gifts of Toys. Food Drives to support this effort include the WTVD Heart of
Carolina Food Drive, Snyder Memorial Baptist Church Singing Christmas tree, employees of Cape Fear Valley Health System and employees of Cumberland County.