Alcohol Prevention

County: Dare Grantee: Dare CASA / SOLD OUT Title: Alcohol Prevention Description: 1– Dare Coalition Against Substance Abuse – A nonprofit organization that focuses its effects on education and prevention of substance abuse and underage drinking. 2– SOLD OUT – School Alcohol Abstinence/Character Education Program — Mr. Gabriel goes out to the schools and talks […]

Community Outreach and Mentoring

County: Buncombe Grantee: North Buncombe High School Title: Community Outreach and Mentoring Description: The Weaverville Police Department began partnering with students at the local high school last year. Officers joined those students at a Town sponsored music event and ran a tent where they handed out free water, toys, and gifts with messages reminding citizens […]

Anchor Initiative

County: Brunswick Grantee: Brunswick Sheriff’s Charitable Foundation Title: Anchor Initiative Description: The Brunswick Sheriff’s Charitable Foundation has established the Anchor Initiative Fund to help the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office combat and treat the effects of drug and alcohol addiction in Brunswick County. The Anchor Initiative program will provide care, recovery, and treatment for any addict […]

SMART Moves Program

County: Iredell Grantee: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Piedmont Title: SMART Moves Program Description: The SMART (Skills Mastery and Resilience Training) Moves program focuses on prevention and education programs teaching youth decision-making and assertiveness skills to help them make better choices. Why This Project Was Chosen: This organization serves a large population of our […]

Statesville Area Scout Strong Initiative

County: Iredell Grantee: Boy Scouts Title: Statesville Area Scout Strong Initiative Description: It is a primary prevention program that uses physical and emotional fitness aspects of the scouting program to teach skills to resist drugs and alcohol and how to make healthy choices. Why This Project Was Chosen: Addresses youth education on alcohol and substance […]

Homeless Shelter Variety of Programs

County: Iredell Grantee:Fifth Street Ministries Title: Homeless Shelter Variety of Programs Description: Besides serving daily meals, Fifth Street also coordinates access to healthcare and provides transportation to treatment programs. Fifth Street hosts AA meetings on the main campus and provides individual and group therapy opportunities led by licensed therapists. Why This Project Was Chosen: Fifth […]

Community Response Support Team

County: Iredell Grantee: Iredell County Emergency Medical Services Title: Community Response Support Team Description: Links those in the community who suffer from substance misuse to the services they need, and the funds will be used to continue operating this successful program. Why This Project Was Chosen: A unique program that has shown great promise on […]

Variety of Projects

County: Iredell Grantee: Piedmont Mediation Center Title: Variety of Projects Description: Programs to help individuals with substance abuse issues break the cycle of abuse, reduce recidivism, and educate them on the risks involved with substance abuse. The organization also works to create more educational and leadership opportunities and enhance life skills while helping with treatment […]