Food Assistance



Cabarrus County awarded $1,132,741 to eleven (11) organizations providing food assistance to residents in Cabarrus County.

´╗┐This dashboard provides a list of organizations and their programs funded along with performance measures related to the funding category. The performance measures track outputs for the organizations and references the U.S. Department of Treasury's goal to encourage the use of funds that promote strong, equitable growth, including racial equity.

Performance Measures - Year 3


Performance Measures - YEAR 1

Organizations and Programs

1CAN - $185,380

Program: Stock blessing boxes throughout the community, provide holiday meals and back-to-school snack packs.

Cabarrus Meals on Wheels - $224,500

Program: Purchase two vehicles and hire two part-time delivery drivers.

Bethel Enrichment Center - $88,858.48

Program: Helping Hands Food and Clothing Pantry has been serving the community for 20 years. Funding would replace appliances, electrical repairs, painting, and plumbing repairs. The food and clothing pantry each support 25-30 families monthly, not to include the unofficial 15 walk-ins.

Elder Orphan Care - $126,750

Program: Provide food assistance at two low income senior apartment buildings - The Villas at Forest Park and Poplar Crossing - where increasing number of residents need food support.

Carolina Farm Stewardship - $31,600

Program: Supplies to increase production and cold storage capacity.

The Bulb Mobile Markets - $191,753

Program: Weekly donation-based mobile farmers markets in two food insecure neighborhoods in Cabarrus County. At each market, The Bulb will provide food assistance by offering a variety of fresh and nutrient-dense produce, as well as staples such as milk, fresh eggs and bread, to those in need.

Esther's Heart for Transformation Ministry - $124,950

Program: The "Backpacks of Hope" program provides weekend meal bags to children, while the senior program provides weekly food distribution.

Feed the Souls Food Pantry - $14,250

Program: Purchase and installation of a walk-in freezer for food pantry operation serving up to 3,600 meals annually.

Living Faith Food Pantry - $14,000

Program: Purchase food and toiletry items to serve up to 1,690 individuals annually.

Sonshine Backpack Ministry - $30,700

Program: Provide food for school-aged children who are considered food insecure.

Operation Homeless - $100,000

Program: Soup kitchen serves 5,000-6,000 clients annually. Meals may be picked up at the soup kitchen by family members and caretakers and be taken to the elderly and disabled within the community.