Duke Energy


Duke Energy assists this community with Share the Warmth and Cooling assistance funds.

North Carolina Community Foundation


The North Carolina Community Foundation, and Catawba Valley Foundation, partners with ECCCM by providing grants for crisis assistance, coaching programs and the Catawba Christmas Bureau. 

Family Guidance Center

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The Family Guidance Center is a partner with ECCCM, working together to help the community both through the Crisis Assistance Coaching Program (CACP) and Consumer Credit Counseling. Through this partnership, education is given to the community to eliminate crisis situations. In the event a crisis occurs, CACP helps those persons regain self-sufficinecy.

Catawba County Government


Catawba County is a valuable partner, helping ECCCM in a number of ways that are invaluable as services are provided to Catwaba County residents.

Catawba County partners with ECCCM as a contract agency that administers the Crisis Intervention Program (CIP).

Click here for Catawba County Social Services Annual Report

Catawba County United Way

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As a Partner Agency with the Catawba County United Way, ECCCM recieves funding that assists with mortgage and rent payments, and assistance with utility bills and fuel oil & kerosene purchases.

The mission of Catawba County United Way is to increase the organized capacity of people to help others by mobilizing the caring power of our community.

The vision of Catawba County United Way is to be the most effective and efficient organization that identifies and prioritizies the greatest unmet human needs in the community, focuses human compassion, and mobilizes resources to meet those needs.

The Catawba County United Way has brought together people and resources to build a safety net to help meet the needs of our friends, neighbors, co-workers and families.

A constant reminder that when we as individuals think outside ourselves, we have the power to facilitate change. When we think of others’ lives as linked to our own, our compassion grows. When we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. We build the strength of our neighborhoods. We bolster the health of our communities. And we change the lives of those who walk by us every day.



The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides funds to Catawba County for mortgage and rent assistance, utility bills and food purchases.

Second Harvest Food Bank

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As a Second Harvest Food Bank member, ECCCM recieves commodities for the ECCCM Charile Bunn Food Pantry, serving thousands of families each year who are experiencing food insecurity issues. Through a myriad of hunger programs, ECCCM focuses on all age groups and situations, including but not limited to, women and infants, families, homeless, and students of all ages.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM) strives through education, advocacy, and partnerships to eliminate hunger by the solicitation and distribution of food.

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, ECCCM is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Rather, in keeping with ECCCM's Christian precepts, principles and morals, all persons who experience food insecurity are fully served.

 Civil Rights Nondiscrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited basis will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online athttp://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).

MDI - Merchants Distributors, Inc.


A progressive, profitable company that is always improving results and is recognized by its employees for providing opportunities to grow, both personally and professionally; appreciated by its customers and suppliers for providing quality products and services as efficiently as possible; respected by its communities for the value it and its employees add; and admired for its integrity.

MDI is a supporter of ECCCM's hunger prevention program and backpack food program.

Catawba Valley American Red Cross

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ECCCM works hand-in-hand with the Catawba Valley American Red Cross, assisting victims of home fires with emergency assistance as we help to establish temporary shelter to families.