Community Care Collaborative up for $10,000 matching grant

By on October 31, 2023

ELIZABETH CITY – The Community Care Collaborative (CCC) an impact program of the Albemarle Area United Way has been awarded a $10,000 matching grant from a donor advised fund of the Northern Albemarle Community Foundation to fund the ongoing work of assisting our neighbors. CCC provides assistance to local residents facing temporary emergency crisis. Since officially launching in 2019, CCC has already assisted over 1,600 households and invested over $500,000 with an average of $450 per case across Pasquotank, Camden, Perquimans & Gates Counties.

The goal is to obtain $10,000 in contributions from individuals or businesses by December 31, 2023 in order to secure the $10,000 match. Donations can be mailed to AAUW at P.O. Box 293, Elizabeth City, NC 27907 or made online at www.aaunitedway.org by selecting Community Care Collaborative

“These funds will be critical to enabling us to continue the good work we’ve started, especially in the wake of the pandemic and inflation challenges”, exclaimed Executive Director Bill Blake. He’s extremely encouraged about their chances of achieving the required match. Many folks in the community have heard about the good work the team of CCC volunteers currently led by Alexandra Lekki has been doing. “I have no doubt folks will contribute to positively impact our friends and neighbors.”

Knowing their gift could be doubled fuels many donors’ personal contributions. Being able to lend a helping hand is both a privilege and responsibility. “We are so thankful for the generosity of this matching donor”, said Blake. “I’m confident others in our community will step up to be a blessing to those in need, especially during this holiday season. CCC is so grateful for all past, present and future donors as well as volunteers.” Thank you for loving your neighbors the United Way!


About Albemarle Area United Way: Albemarle Area United Way is a not for profit organization fighting for the health, education, and financial stability of residents in the Albemarle area.  For more information on how you can give or to volunteer please call us at 252-333-1510, visit us online at albemarleareauw.org or like us on Facebook.


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Bid Location and Time: Bid opening will be held in the Barnhill Contracting Rocky Mount Training & GPS Technology Room: 800 Tiffany Bvld, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Time is as follows: January 09, 2024 at 10:00am and 2:00pm. Times per packages to be given on via addendum #01.

Barnhill Contracting Company will receive, open, and read publicly all bids received in person in the Training & GPS Technology Room at the main office and listed with the virtual viewing at the link to be posted on Barnhill’s Plan Room.

Bids will not be accepted from bidders that are not pre-qualified. No facsimile or email submissions are permitted. Sealed bids are to be hand delivered to the bid opening location noted above or mailed Sealed Bids can be delivered before 9:00am the day of the bid to the Barnhill Contracting Company Office at 800 Tiffany Blvd., Suite 200 Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Attention “Clint Hardison.”

The pre-bid meeting will be held in Person & Zoom Meeting on December 06, 2023 at 10:00 am at the Barnhill Contracting’s Rocky Mount Main Conference Room: 800 Tiffany Bvld, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.

The pre-bid meeting link can be located on Barnhill’s online Building Division Plan Room ( https://app.buildingconnected.com/public/54da832ce3edb5050017438b) and below. A preferred brand alternates meeting will be held via the same link at the end of the Prebid meeting.

Bid Documents can be viewed or downloaded through Barnhill’s online Building Division Plan Room (https://app.buildingconnected.com/public/54da832ce3edb5050017438b) after 12/04/2023.

All Bidders are strongly encouraged to include opportunities for HUB participation wherever possible in their respective Bid submission.  HUB participation is a part of this contract and must comply with all requirements set forth in the Bid Documents.

The Construction Manager and Owner reserve the right to add pre-qualified bidders. The Construction Manager and Owner reserve the right to reject any and all bids. Should you require additional direction, please call Barnhill Contracting Company, (Clint Hardison – 252-802-0740).

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