Monday, February 26, 2024

$725K in community grants awarded by area ABC board

The city is spending over four times the value of its current ABC store on Wrightsville Avenue to build a new store, a quarter-mile away. (Port City Daily photo | Benjamin Schachtman)
New Hanover County ABC Board distributed $725,000 to area nonprofits for fiscal year 2023-2024. (Port City Daily/File)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — The county’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board announced hundreds of thousands of dollars in community grants to be doled out in its 2023-2024 fiscal year.

The money is provided as part of its Community Health and Wellness Grant Program, given to nonprofit organizations. The money helps the agencies to continue community outreach in alcohol and substance abuse education, prevention, treatment or research. 

Nine agencies were beneficiaries of the money and include:

The Healing Place of New Hanover County 
$50,000 THPNC 2023 Request for Support 

Coastal Horizons 
$75,000 Healthy Families Program 

Tides, Inc. 
$90,000 Restoration & Resilience: A Training Program for Moms in Recovery 

Peer Recovery Resources 
$50,000 Ongoing Operations of Peer Recovery Resources 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern North Carolina 
$100,000 SMART Moves: Healthy Decision for a Lifetime, Alcohol & Drug Prevention 

The Centre of Redemption DBA A Safe Place 
$100,000 Supportive Housing Program 

Leading Into New Communities, Inc. 
$100,000 LINC Anatomy 

First Fruit Ministries 
$85,000 Outreach and Pathways to Recovery for Unsheltered Homeless 

The Carousel Center 
$75,000 Trauma Therapy for Child Survivors of Abuse Heal 


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Shea Carver
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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