Sharing the Season 2020 record – Salisbury Submit

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SALISBURY — In some ways, the COVID-19 pandemic has modified the way in which many nonprofit and human service organizations do enterprise however now greater than ever these companies’ wants are better.

Annually, the Salisbury Submit compiles a listing of nonprofit, faculty and human providers organizations which have a necessity for gadgets to assist them proceed of their missions. In alphabetical order, right here is the Sharing the Season record of organizations all through Rowan County.

If we’ve left your nonprofit, faculty or human service group off of this record, please e mail [email protected] with an tackle, goal, wants and get in touch with data.

American Crimson Cross, Hanford Dole Chapter

SunTrust Constructing, 507 W. Innes St., Suite 250, Salisbury

Function: To supply aid to victims of catastrophe and assist folks stop, put together for and reply to emergencies.

Wants: Volunteers (workplace helpers, veterans and catastrophe staff); blood donations; and cash. The Service to Armed Forces collects pajamas (pants and shirts) for a vacation social gathering and will use large-print Sudoku and crossword puzzle books; males’s and girls’s toiletries; alarm clocks with CD gamers for particular person rooms; oldies music on CD or tape; Western and basic films on DVD; males’s and girls’s sweatshirts and sweatpants (giant to XXL); lap blankets (new or handmade); winter climate put on (socks, scarves, gloves, stocking caps); new NASCAR or sports activities staff shirts and hats. Catastrophe shoppers want comforters and quilts of all sizes (new or handmade); small packs of crayons and coloring e-book units; males’s and girls’s toiletries; Walmart and Meals Lion reward playing cards; gasoline station reward playing cards. Observe: As a result of COVID-19 any donated gadgets have to be mailed as an alternative of hand-delivered.

Contact: Catastrophe program specialist Heather LeMaster, 704-633-3854

The Arc North Carolina Triad Area

108 Dorsett Drive, Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: To supply advocacy, public consciousness and help teams; a summer time day program for youngsters; a weeklong summer time camp for adults; after-school respite program for center and highschool college students; month-to-month dances for adults; fetal alcohol syndrome consciousness applications; help for particular training providers; and data for households.

The Arc emphasizes offering help to folks with developmental disabilities so every particular person can study, stay, work and notice private objectives.

Wants: College provides, reward playing cards to Walmart/Meals Lion, nonperishable meals pantry gadgets, heat blankets (twin and full), donations to assist pay for kerosene heaters and gasoline for heaters, wipes, lotion.

Contact: Regional director Shela Sapp or assistant regional director Lori Ewart, 704-637-1521.

Born Chief Membership Inc.

Function: To show younger girls and boys to deliver enterprise and training collectively in a optimistic working relationship whereas constructing shallowness and management abilities and recognizing the worth of group service.

Wants: Constructing; van; cash to extend the variety of youths served; grant writers; volunteers, mentors and lecturers; reward playing cards; a projector; laptop computer or iPad for teens; speaker honorariums; program provides; cash for exploring careers, screening new mentors and area journeys; cash to function a van and constructing.

Contact: Founder Ola Nwafor at [email protected] or 798-7575.

Capstone Restoration Middle

418 W. Innes St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: The middle is a nine-month residential therapy and transformation heart for ladies affected by substance abuse who’ve attained sobriety and desire a new life. Companies are free.

Wants: Carpeting for the workplace; clothes racks for Capstone Closet; paper towels; two-ply rest room paper; financial donations; reward playing cards; a brand new roof on the Capstone Closet donation trailer; wooden for donation to construct flooring and volunteers to put in wooden flooring and carpeting; two new or good-condition twin mattresses; four-bedroom dressers in good situation.

Contact: Government Director Miriam Ramirez, 704-749-0797 or

Christmas Happiness Fund

The Christmas Happiness Fund is a Salisbury Submit-sponsored program that collects readers’ donations to assist kids who may not in any other case obtain a Christmas reward. The Submit turns the cash over to the Salvation Military of Rowan County, which distributes vouchers to eligible households to purchase presents for his or her kids. The vouchers could also be used to buy toys and clothes.

To contribute, deliver donations to the Salisbury Submit, 131 W. Innes St., between Eight a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays or mail them to Salisbury Submit Christmas Happiness Fund, P.O. Field 4639, Salisbury, NC 28145-4639.

Make checks payable to the Christmas Happiness Fund and point out how you would like your donations to be listed.

Neighborhood Care Clinic

315-G, Mocksville Ave., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: Supplies free medical care, dental care and prescription drugs to low-income uninsured residents of Rowan County.

Wants: Financial donations. Ongoing donations accepted: copy paper; paper towels; tall kitchen trash baggage; stamps; Lysol spray; antibacterial hand cleaning soap; rest room paper; Clorox wipes.

Contact: To volunteer, name Krista Woolly 704-636-4523 or e mail [email protected]

Communities in Colleges of Rowan County

204 E. Innes St., Suite 240, Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: To encompass college students with a group of help, empowering them to remain at school and obtain in life. Communities in Colleges serves 5 Rowan County elementary colleges, two center colleges and one highschool.

Wants: The group can all the time use new, unused clothes in kids’s sizes reminiscent of sneakers, belts, underwear and socks. We are able to additionally settle for new and gently used kids’s sizes of winter coats, jackets, grey crewneck sweatshirts, scarves, hats, gloves and mittens.

“Lastly, your donations are wanted to assist us proceed our mission to fulfill the wants of our group’s faculty kids in order that they will focus their consideration on studying and being extra profitable at college. Thanks to your help,” stated Director Invoice Bucher.

Contact: Government Director Invoice Bucher, 704-797-0210 or [email protected]

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Trustworthy Buddies Animal Sanctuary

P.O. Field 3097, Salisbury, NC 28144

220 Grace Church Street, Salisbury, NC 28147

Function: Animal rescue group fashioned to start out an animal sanctuary in Rowan County. Trustworthy Buddies’ imaginative and prescient is to have a secure place for abused and deserted canines and cats whereas offering well being care, obligatory spaying and neutering, safety, heat and care whereas pets await adoption.

Wants: Purina Canine & Pet Chow; Purina Kitten & Cat Chow; canned pet food (Pedigree, Alpo, and so forth.); bleach; scoopable cat litter; potty pads; new or gently used crates; Nylabones; Milkbone canine treats; tennis balls; Turbo Scratcher refill pads (10-inch); Kong’s; plain yogurt; creamy peanut butter; giant carrots; laundry detergent (high-efficiency washer); blue Daybreak dish detergent; paper towels; hand cleaning soap; latex gloves (medium, giant and additional giant); 13-gallon rubbish baggage; 33+ gallon rubbish baggage.

Contact: 704-633-1722

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Household Disaster Council of Rowan County

502 N. Lengthy St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: To assist empower victims of rape, incest, sexual assault and home violence to take again their lives and eradicate violence in the neighborhood by consciousness, prevention actions, court docket and hospital accompaniment, emergency shelter, a 24-hour disaster line for data and referral providers, and particular person trauma counseling and group classes for home violence and trauma.

Wants: All donated gadgets ought to be new and stay unwrapped.  Wants by age group:

• To age 1: automotive seats; rattles; toys; diapers (sizes 3, 4, 5, and 6); blankets; outfits; socks; pacifiers; bottles; bouncers; strollers.

• Ages 1-3: automotive seats; booster seats; outfits; socks; sneakers; Pull-Ups; blankets; coats; pajamas; underwear; toys.

• Ages 4-8: nonviolent toys; puzzles; basketballs; soccer balls; footballs; baseball equipment;  bicycles, automobiles and vehicles; dolls of all cultures and races; DVDs; board or handheld video games; kids’s artwork provides; instructional toys; socks; trendy hats; gloves; mittens; scarves; slippers; pajamas; underwear; coats.

• Ages 9-12: hoodies and sweaters; trendy hats; gloves; mittens; scarves; coats; winter clothes; socks; slippers; underwear; robes; pajamas; sneakers; DVDs; Bicycles, iPods; board and handheld video games; radios; headphones.

• Ages 13-17:  clothes; wallets; purses; tub gadgets; hair equipment; board or handheld video games; DVDs; artwork provides; socks; slippers; underwear; pajamas; coats; hoodies; sneakers; fashionable boots, bicycles.

• Ages 18 and older: sweaters; hats; gloves; mittens; scarves; coats; underwear; pajamas; robes; slippers; sneakers; fashionable boots; hair dryers; brushes, combs and picks; curling and flat irons; ethnic hair merchandise; clothes; sweatsuits; make-up instances and make-up; socks; jewellery; tub gadgets;

Reward certificates are additionally appreciated: telephone, Meals Lion, gasoline and clothes playing cards; playing cards from Walmart, native eating places, and so forth.; haircut certificates (restrict of $5-$25).

Contact: Shelter Director Kimberly Fowler 704-636-4718, Ext 1.

Households First NC Inc.

135 Mocksville Ave., Suite 2, Salisbury NC  28144

Function: To strengthen households by offering data, training, and prevention and help providers.

Wants: Toddler/toddler clothes for the court docket youngster care heart and teenage mum or dad program; household video games; board video games; reward playing cards, together with reward playing cards to Meals Lion

Contact: Kimberly Profitt, 704-630-0481 or [email protected]

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Gem stones Academy/COMPASS

121 West Council St., Suite 303 Salisbury

Function: For ladies and boys in fifth-12th grades. Gem stones Academy gives workshops and seminars targeted on management, training, shallowness and etiquette.

Mission: Gem stones Academy and COMPASS present youths with the talents to achieve their most potential by unwrapping their hidden presents, skills and skills with a COMPASS — which stands for Assured, Optimistic, Motivated, Persistent, Assertive, Studious and Profitable.

Wants: Non-perishable gadgets for the meals pantry and toiletries.

Contacts: Alisa Byrd-Clark at 704-798-6436

Good Shepherd Clinic

220 N. Fulton St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: To supply outpatient major look after indigent adults on a first-come, first-serve foundation. Volunteer well being care professionals workers the clinic on Thursdays.

Wants: Potential volunteers and Spanish-speaking interpreters are requested to ship a word to request to volunteer to P.O. Field 683, Salisbury, NC 28145; financial donations for working prices; reward playing cards to Workplace Depot for workplace provides; reward playing cards to Sam’s Membership and Meals Lion. Mail reward playing cards to P.O. Field 683, Salisbury, NC 28145 to the eye of Jean Allen, director.

Contact: 704-636-7200

Habitat for Humanity of Rowan

1707 S. Important St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Mission: A nonprofit, Christian ministry devoted to constructing easy, first rate homes for certified households presently residing in insufficient housing.

Wants: Candidates for Habitat houses; volunteers to assist construct homes; new and used gadgets in good situation for resale within the ReStore; property on which to construct homes.

Contact: Volunteer coordinator Jane Hartness, 704-642-6292, Ext. 101, or [email protected]

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Completely happy’s Farm Inc.

985 Parks Street, Salisbury, NC 28146

Function: Devoted to offering alternatives incorporating rescue livestock for youngsters; youngster care in a secure and optimistic setting; and leisure, cultural and academic experiences that promote every youngster’s social, emotional, bodily and cognitive growth. Completely happy’s Farm has additionally began Completely happy’s Farm Veteran H.E.R.O. providing providers to veterans in the neighborhood.

Wants: Any financial donations will likely be used for animal feed and utility prices to help within the operations of Completely happy’s Farm.

This yr simply maintaining the animals fed and the utilities present has been a battle, stated President Rhonda Roseman.

Contact: President Rhonda Stirewalt Roseman, 704-279-5268 or 704-798-6800, or [email protected]

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Horse Safety Society of North Carolina

2135 Miller Street, China Grove, NC 28023

Function: Makes a speciality of bringing starved and abused horses again to good well being and inserting them in new houses. Open to guests every Saturday.

Wants: Financial donations, used saddles, Cowboy Magic Detangler, alfalfa pellets.

Contact: Joanie Benson, 704-855-2978

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Humane Society of Rowan County

P.O. Field 295, Salisbury, NC 28145-0295

Function: Devoted to the aid of struggling of animals, prevention of cruelty to animals and extension of humane training. The company is separate from the county animal management shelter.

Wants: Foster care and everlasting houses for animals; cat meals and cat litter for households in monetary disaster; wooden shavings for pet meals financial institution; pet food; canine homes; volunteers; financial donations for veterinary prices of sick or injured stray and deserted animals acquired by the company in addition to rehabilitation of these sick or injured animals; sponsors for spay and neuter surgical procedures for the “Spay It Ahead” marketing campaign.

Contact: [email protected]windstream.internet or 704-636-5700

Lee Road theatre

P.O. Field 201, Salisbury, NC 28145

Function: Dedicated to the event and presentation of authentic, difficult and entertaining efficiency artwork.

Wants: Financial donations to help the operation and creative endeavors.

Contact: 704-310-5507

Web site:

P.O. Field 1914, Salisbury, NC 28144

1307 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer, NC 28159

Function: Supplies a meal and a pleasant go to to the homebound of Rowan County so no senior goes hungry.

Workplace wants: 8.5-by-11-inch copy paper; 8.5-by-17-inch copy paper; Perpetually postage stamps are a excessive precedence; volunteers in the course of the vacation season; face masks; phrase search books; small puzzles; and gadgets to supply to meal individuals to make exercise baggage. Exercise baggage are being despatched to assist with isolation.

Meal participant wants: Small microwaves; Hormel Dinty Moore full meals (despatched for weekend meals); microwavable greens; single-serving fruit cups and juice.

Contact: Program director Sandy Combs, 704-633-0352 or [email protected]

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Midnight’s Promise

405 Ross St., China Grove, NC 28023

Mission: To rescue, rehabilitate and re-home horses which have been starved or abused or are within the slaughter pipeline and to supply training on equine well being and welfare.

Wants: Triumph Choose Pelleted feed; Alfalfa & Oat cubes; Alfalfa pellets; hint mineral salt; MSM joint complement; Orchard or Fescue hay in sq. or spherical bales; Triumph Skilled pelleted feed, Horseshoer’s Secret and STP dietary supplements in addition to money donations.

Contact: Government Director Deborah Baker, 704-798-6641 or [email protected]

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Nazareth Little one and Household Connection

725 Crescent Street, P.O. Field 1438, Rockwell, NC 28138

Function: Nazareth’s providers embrace therapeutic foster care; household foster care; adoptions; transitional residing providers for younger adults; therapeutic residential and short-term care; particular person and group outpatient remedy; psychiatric providers; outpatient substance abuse remedy; and parenting teams in Rowan and surrounding counties. The mission is to empower youths and households to search out options that guarantee profitable outcomes.

Wants: Towels and washcloths; hand towels; twin-size sheet units; pillows; storage bowls with lids; silverware; crayons; coloring books; magazines; kids’s books; video games; reward playing cards for transportation; granola bars and snack gadgets; cash for bus passes or bus passes from metropolis of Salisbury transit; stickers; PlayDoh; faculty provides; Visa and Mastercard reward playing cards; reward playing cards to Rooms to Go, Couch Retailer and Extra, Lowe’s House Enchancment, Ace {Hardware}, Marshall’s, Outdated Navy, GameStop and Belk.

Contact: Blair Trexler Wilson, 704- 279-5556, Ext.113, or [email protected]

N.C. Transportation Museum

1 Samuel Spencer Drive, Spencer, NC 28159

Function: Situated on the 60-acre website of Spencer Outlets, the previous restore facility for Southern Railway’s steam locomotives, the museum preserves and interprets the historical past of transportation in North Carolina and operates an on-site practice journey.

Wants:  Financial donations, interpretative volunteers together with educators and tour guides; mechanical volunteers for rail, auto/truck, and aviation restoration and upkeep; practice crew members (qualification and coaching offered); reward playing cards. 

Contact: June Corridor at [email protected]  or 704-636-2889, Ext. 268, for volunteer alternatives and Betsy Mowery, 704-636-2889, Ext. 228, or [email protected] for donations.

The Pedal Manufacturing facility

311 E. Council St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: To make bicycles accessible to children and adults by utilizing recycling practices for Earn-a-Bike applications and bicycle giveaways and holding group workshops and rides whereas encouraging the usage of bicycles for transportation, well being and recreation. The group will assist empower people to do their very own bicycle upkeep whereas offering instruments, sources, volunteers, and a secure area to assist educate cyclists.

Wants: Volunteers to assist with store actions: mechanical, administrative, cleansing, organizing, planning, occasion help, and store capabilities. Bicycles: ideally not abused however nearly any situation accepted; what can’t be safely used is recycled. Constructing lease is $7,200 per yr; any financial donation helps offset prices. Store provides: rags; Easy Inexperienced; degreaser; WD40; rubbing alcohol; metal wool pads; zip ties; rubber bands; giant storage bins; laptop or iPad for gross sales and record-keeping; cleansing provides; restroom provides; giant rubbish baggage; snacks; espresso; water in giant cooler jugs; cups and plates. Workplace provides: copy paper; folders; file containers; chalk. Instruments: sponsorship or financial donations are appreciated, as most instruments are particular to bicycle restore. Bicycle components: new tubes and tires; used tires and tubes in wonderful situation; components in working or salvageable situation; bicycle locks; chain and padlocks for making bicycle locks; bicycle lights. Used gear, clothes and bicycle equipment in good to wonderful situation.

Contact: [email protected]

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Piedmont Gamers Theatre/Jap Costume Co.

213 S. Important St., Salisbury, NC 28144

P.O. Field 762, Salisbury, NC 28145

Jap Costume Co., 112-B S. Important St., Salisbury, NC

Function: Piedmont Gamers Theatre is a nonprofit theater and presents stage productions every season on the historic Meroney Theater. PPT’s Norvell Theater on Fisher Road phases stay productions and teaching programs geared towards youth. Piedmont Gamers additionally owns Jap Costume Firm, a fancy dress rental home with greater than 40,000 costumes.

Wants: Copy paper; clear plastic totes; utility shelving items, Sq. and iPad.

Contact: Interim Operations Director Amy Prater at 704-633-5471 or [email protected]

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Being pregnant Assist Middle

847 S. Important St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: Supplies free being pregnant testing; restricted ultrasound providers; materials help for mom, father and child; being pregnant, prenatal and parenting training; group company referrals.

Child boutique want record: Pressing want: Diapers (Dimension 2 via 6); child wipes; formulation (Gerber Gentlease and Gerber Soothe)

Workplace wants: Bottled water; cleansing provides (particularly Lysol spray and Clorox wipes); paper towels; rest room paper and trash baggage.

Monetary contributions: PSC’s year-end marketing campaign ensures the company meets its annual working finances. Tax-deductible presents could also be mailed to 847 S. Important St., Salisbury, NC 28144 or on-line at

Contact: Government Director Shari Evans, 704-633-7695 or [email protected], or [email protected]

be mailed to 847 S. Important St., Salisbury, NC 28144 or on-line at

Contact: Government Director Shari Evans, 704-633-7695 or [email protected], or [email protected]

Stop Little one Abuse Rowan/Terrie Hess Home

130 Woodson St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: To cease youngster abuse in Rowan County via training, intervention and help. Funding depends on grants and donations.

Wants: Snacks for youngsters: particular person juice containers, individually wrapped snacks; rest room paper; paper towels; tall kitchen rubbish baggage; Perpetually postage stamps; kids’s stickers; new stuffed animals; fleece blankets; clean DVDs; gasoline solely playing cards in $5 increments.

Contact: Government Director Beth Moore McKeithan, 704-639-1700 or [email protected]

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Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA

Function: To place Christian ideas into apply via applications that construct a wholesome spirit, thoughts and physique for all.

Wants: Members and program individuals; volunteers and supporters of the YMCA Annual Marketing campaign.

Contact: Any department or CEO Jamie Morgan at 704-216-9622

Saleeby-Fisher YMCA, East Department, 704-279-1742

Fred Corriher YMCA, South Department, 704-857-7011

J.F. Hurley Household YMCA, Salisbury Department, 704-636-0111

Cannon YMCA, Kannapolis Department 704-939-9622

Cannon YMCA, Harrisburg Department, 704-454-7800

Cannon YMCA, West Cabarrus Department, 704-795-9622

Rowan County Literacy Council

P.O. Field 95, 201 W. Fisher St., Salisbury, NC 28145-0095

Function: RCLC gives free one-on-one tutoring or small group lessons for adults in Studying, English as a Second Language (ESL), GED Prep, and Citizenship Prep. We additionally provide one-on-one literacy tutoring for teens in elementary, center, and highschool.

Wants: Financial donations for supplies and bills; volunteers to tutor adults and youngsters (no instructing expertise obligatory).

Contact: Program coordinator Laurel Harry, 704-216-8266; [email protected]

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Rowan County United Approach

131 W. Innes St., Suite 201, Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: To guide the group by mobilizing sources making a long-lasting impression for these in want and form a greater future for everybody.

Wants: Be taught extra about alternatives all year long at 704-633-1802 or go to

Rowan County Division of Social Companies

1813 E. Innes St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Mission: Supplies providers that embrace Meals and Diet Companies (previously meals stamps), Medicaid, Work First, youngster daycare subsidy funds, grownup daycare, grownup guardianship, in-home aide, grownup protecting providers, grownup long-term care placement, foster care for youngsters, foster house licensure, adoption, youngster protecting providers, youngster help enforcement.

Wants: Nonperishable meals for the meals pantry and children-sized face masks.

Contact: 704-216-8330

Rowan Serving to Ministries

226 N. Lengthy St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Mission: To serve Rowan County residents who’re in disaster by offering important wants and educating and empowering them to interrupt the cycle of disaster. The company’s applications are Disaster Help Community, Meals Pantry, Clothes Middle, Jeannie’s Kitchen, Homeless Shelter, Transitional Housing, Meals for Thought, Life Teaching, New Tomorrow Life Abilities lessons and Journey Ahead.

Wants: New twin mattress sheets and new tub towels wanted instantly; journey measurement facial tissue, cleaning soap, shampoo, conditioner, physique lotion, deodorant, toothpaste, and so forth. in addition to soup, giant #10 cans of fruit cocktail and greens, rice, dried pasta, on the spot potatoes, breakfast gadgets, 2% gallon milk. The newest Want Listing wants are listed on-line at

Supply/Drop Off: Objects could be bought and shipped on to Rowan Serving to Ministries at 226 N. Lengthy Road, Salisbury, NC 28144. Our receiving dock is on the similar tackle and is open from 8:30 a.m. to three:30 p.m. on Monday-Friday. Observe: the dock faces Liberty Road.

Serving to Arms: Volunteers are wanted to serve three-hour shifts within the meals pantry, shopper interviewing (by phone), reception help, and laundry service. Small teams are additionally wanted to pack meals baggage and serve meals in Jeannie’s Kitchen.

Contacts: For open meal dates and occasions, name Cheryl Linder at 704-637-6838, Ext. 108. For all different volunteer alternatives, name Monica Seamon at 704-637-6838, ext. 112. To donate by telephone, name Karen Taylor, 704-637-6838, Ext. 100. All different particular donations or questions on wants could be directed to Betsy D. Warner at 704-637-6838, Ext. 123.

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202 N. Important St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: Accumulate and protect supplies related to the historical past of Rowan County. Operates three historic properties: 1815 Utzman-Chambers Home on South Jackson Road; 1766 Outdated Stone Home in Granite Quarry; the 1903 China Grove Curler Mill; and the museum within the previous 1854 courthouse on Important Road.

Wants: Volunteers to work as docents and guides at historic websites; volunteers for particular occasions such because the Outdated Christmas Celebration and Colonial Spring Frolic on the Outdated Stone Home; volunteers for the Summer season Historical past Day Camp, particular initiatives, the annual antiques present planning and implementation, and fundraising. Workplace provides, paper merchandise, Submit-It notes, and so forth.

Additionally: Volunteers, monetary contributions and any gadgets associated to the historical past of Rowan County, its communities and the Piedmont.

Contact: Government Director Aaron Kepley, 704-633-5946 or [email protected]

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Rowan Public Library

201 W. Fisher St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: Rowan County’s public library system, headquartered in Salisbury, with branches in China Grove and Rockwell.

Wants: Financial donations for the West Department (Cleveland) Library Mission or the Rowan Public Library Basis Endowment. Contributions could be made by people, households, companies or teams. Money, checks, and credit score or debit donations are accepted. All presents will likely be acknowledged within the library’s month-to-month e-newsletter. Presents are tax-deductible as allowed by federal and state regulation.

Contact: Melissa J. Oleen, 704-216-8233. To make debit or bank card donations by telephone or request a donation kind or envelope, contact Alesha Woods at 704-216-8240 or e mail [email protected] . To ascertain an endowment in reminiscence or honor of a liked one, contact Pam Nance at 704-216-8231 or e mail [email protected]

Rowan-Salisbury Colleges

P.O. Field 2349, Salisbury, NC 28145-2349

Wants: Encourage each youngster to learn 20 minutes a day; contribute to the system’s Rowan Companions for Schooling Fund to help instructing and studying; donate books for the summer time feeding program; volunteer to learn with kids at college; attend group exhibitions of pupil work; write a “thanks” word to a trainer; make optimistic posts on social media; guarantee college students get eight hours of sleep per evening, and that they arrive at college on time able to study; encourage college students to attend faculty each faculty day; study extra about how renewal helps meet the wants of every youngster. See this hyperlink:

Contact: Public data officer Rita Ok. Foil, 704-630-6103

Rowan Vocational Alternatives

2728 Outdated Harmony Street, Salisbury, NC 28146

Function: Dedicated to offering alternative and coaching for adults with disabilities in order that they could develop work habits and abilities resulting in employment. At the moment, shoppers vary in age from 18 to 82. Many have restricted exterior help.

Wants: Hand sanitizers; compact mirrors; hair combs and brushes; hair trimmers; disposable razors; Q-tips; chapstick; physique lotion; hand moisturizer; beauty or self-importance kits; shampoo and conditioner; grownup Relies upon; tissue; fragrance and cologne. Clothes: Males’s and girls’s sweatshirts sizes medium to XXXL; males’s T-shirts sizes giant to XXXL; new or barely worn jackets and coats; scarves, toboggans and gloves; costume or athletic socks. Provides: building paper; artwork provides and craft kits; instructional and security DVDs; elementary fundamental conversational Spanish DVDs; studying books for first via sixth grades; instructional puzzles; security and survival indicators and video games; crayons and markers.

Company wants: two microwave ovens; 75 leather-based armchairs for shoppers and a digital digicam.

Contact: Director of Neighborhood Affairs Wilson R. Cherry, 704-633-6223, Ext. 113, or 704-467-5909; Government Director Gary Yelton, 704-633-6223, Ext. 115.

Rufty-Holmes Senior Middle

1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: Serve Rowan County Older adults with sources, Household Caregiver Assist, Transportation, Meals, health and wellness lessons, lifelong studying choices and socialization to encourage completely satisfied, wholesome, impartial Older Adults.

Wants: Financial Donations for Lunch Membership and Transportation applications; giant print puzzle and grownup coloring books; Dimension L and XL grownup Pull-ups; wipes; mattress pads; dietary complement drinks; collapsible wheelchairs w/ footrests. Volunteers to show a category in lifelong studying or health; ship meals help containers; help at a lunch website; help seniors to navigate their know-how gadgets.

Contact: Government Director Nan Buehrer, 704-216-7715

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Salisbury-Rowan Symphony Society Inc.

P.O. Field 4264, Salisbury, NC 28145

Function: Yearly presents 4 performances of the Salisbury Symphony and one of many North Carolina Symphony, two performances of “The Nutcracker,” and Pops on the Submit with cash raised by a separate board. It additionally gives lecturers for an after-school string program and an annual orchestra live performance for all fifth-graders and a string trio/quartet live performance for youthful college students in all colleges.

Wants: Contact the Salisbury-Rowan Symphony for particular wants.

Contact: 704-216-1513

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Salvation Military of Rowan County

620 Bringle Ferry Street or P.O. Field 625, Salisbury, NC

Function: Supplies quite a lot of applications and help

Workplace wants: Nonperishable meals; coats; socks; financial donations; manila folders; copy paper and workplace provides. Contact the Salvation Military of Rowan County for different particular workplace wants.

Volunteers are additionally wanted to ring the bells for the Crimson Kettle marketing campaign.

Contact: Majors Janice and Karl Dahlin, 704-636-6491

Salvation Military of Rowan County

620 Bringle Ferry Street or P.O. Field 625, Salisbury, NC

Function: Supplies quite a lot of applications and help

Workplace wants: Nonperishable meals; coats; socks; financial donations; new exterior doorways; a heating unit; a seal for the walk-in freezer within the outside pantry; kitchen renovation to make it commercial-grade; 12-passenger Ford Spartan cargo van; ice machine; manila folders; copy paper and workplace provides; workplace desks; bookshelves; heavy-duty steel pantry cabinets.

Volunteers are additionally wanted to ring the bells for the Crimson Kettle marketing campaign.

Contact: Majors Janice and Karl Dahlin, 704-636-6491

Saving Grace Therapeutic Applications

725 Jackson Street, Salisbury, NC 28146

Function: To supply folks with particular wants secure and therapeutic interactions with horses that nurture the thoughts, physique and spirit.

For the horses: horse feed (ProElite Senior Feed, from Southern States); beet pulp shreds; horse high quality fescue or alfalfa hay; Cool Energy for horses from Tractor Provide; horse treats; white salt blocks; manure forks; horse fly spray; horse wormers; Epsom salt; equine first assist provides; horse shampoo; grooming instruments.

For the therapeutic program: Plastic barrels; cones; outside video games; bean baggage; giant toy cube; first assist provides; copy paper; studying and tactile actions.

Financial donations in any quantity.

Contact: Government Director Janna Griggs, 704-209-6577

Sensible Begin Rowan

1329 S. Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: Sources and help for households and youngsters to age 5.

Wants: Financial donations; diapers; child wipes; toys; kids’s books acceptable for new child to age 5.

Contact: Director of applications Laura Villegas, 704-603-3368 or [email protected]


P.O. Field 3405, Salisbury, NC 28145

Function: THREE WIDE Basis was created to be a light-weight in the neighborhood by feeding kids and their households in want by utilizing donations together with cash, meals, and clothes; and by lifting up and inspiring these kids by “doing what is true,” as we imagine we’re referred to as.

Wants: Financial donations to help within the buy of latest winter coats because the variety of kids served has elevated.

Contact: 704-239-8066 or [email protected]

Web site: https://www.threewide.basis/

Trinity Dwelling Middle

1416-A S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: Allows frail older adults and adults with disabilities to stay at house and in the neighborhood with supportive providers.

Wants: Cereal (whole-grain or enriched like Cheerios, cornflakes, and so forth.); quick-cooking grits; nonstick cooking spray; sliced cheese; muffin combine (no nuts); delicate margarine; wheat Ritz crackers; granola; low-fat yogurt; on the spot pudding; cake combine (chocolate and vanilla); frozen waffles or pancakes; rest room paper; disinfectant cleaner; liquid hand cleaning soap refills; liquid dish detergent; laundry detergent; laundry dryer sheets; peanut butter; stamps; copy paper (8.5 by 11 and eight.5 by 14 inches); wonderful or medium level ink pens; private wipes; incontinence pads; paper plates and cups; plastic cutlery; quart and gallon plastic baggage; disinfectant wipes; tissue; air freshener sprays; dry-erase markers; acrylic paint; coloured markers; financial donations; reward playing cards; volunteers.

Contact: 704-637-3940

Waterworks Visible Arts Middle

123 E. Liberty St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Mission: To supply various alternatives within the arts for all folks, via exhibitions, training, and outreach applications.

Hours: Waterworks’ galleries are free and open to the general public. Appointments are requested throughout our working hours, 10 a.m.-Four p.m. Monday-Friday.

Wants: Assist make artwork out there to everybody. Assist the Katherine Wesiger Osborne Scholarship Fund for youth and grownup lessons at Waterworks.

Contact:  Sara Bailey, administrative coordinator, [email protected]

Web site:

YSUP Rowan (Youth Substance Use Prevention Rowan)

1322 S. Fulton St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Function: To cut back and to stop adolescent substance misuse.

Wants: Younger folks, grades 8-12, who’re eager about serving on YSUP’s Youth Council. Youth will develop and implement group prevention methods whereas having enjoyable and having fun with fellowship with their friends.

Contact: Lauren Alexander-Persse, 704-633-5636 or [email protected]


OMG is consistently cementing what Social-First means, the way it positively transforms society over the long-term and most significantly, it should be the industrial mannequin companies convert to. The ethics we stay by, form our values and tradition. We have now made nice strides due to the help we obtain from the general public.



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