Friday, August 12, 2022

ABC Board awards area nonprofits $620K in grants

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — The county Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board has allotted over $600,000 in grants for its fiscal year.

Annually it donates money through its Community Health and Wellness Grant Program for eligible nonprofit organizations that work toward alcohol and substance abuse education, treatment, research and prevention.

2022-23 recipients include:
Coastal Horizons — $50,000 Healthy Families Program
Tides, Inc. — $70,000 Restoration & Resilience: A Training Program for Moms in Recovery
Peer Recovery Resources — $50,000 Peer Recovery Resources
Brigade Boys & Girls Club — $ I 00,000 SMART Moves: Healthy Decision for a Lifetime, Alcohol & Drug Prevention
The Centre of Redemption DBA A Safe Place — $50,000 Supportive Housing Program
Community Boys & Girls Club of Wilmington — $50,000 Building Great Futures Leading Into New Communities, Inc. — $100,000 Leading Into New Communities, Inc.
First Fruit Ministries — $50,000 Outreach and Substance Abuse Treatment for Homeless Communities
The Carousel Center — $100,000 Trauma Therapy for Child Survivors of Abuse


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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