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Congregations4Children is transforming the lives of children impacted by poverty through collaboration with the public schools. The four areas of focus we chose are: • Poverty Awareness /Advocacy • K-3 Literacy • Basic Needs • Family Engagement

2015 Summer Food Distribution Project
Who?   Community individuals with a heart and passion for children
What?   Volunteers to distribute free meals to children 2-18 years of age Meals prepared by school system and distributed to designated sites
When?   Months of June-August when school is not in session Distribute 5 days a week between hours of 11am-1pm at designated site
  • Contact school nutrition department
  • Offer volunteers to distribute food at a site
  • Receive site supervision training
  • Coordinate volunteers for food distribution on your group’s assigned day
  • Work with elementary school to identify where eligible children live
  • Collect and distribute free books to children at distribution site


In the Blue Ridge District, Contact Karen Ballard:  or 828-665-7501.

In the Catawba Valley District, Contact Rev. Charlotte Brendel:

Upcoming Events:

Poverty Simulation- Cleveland County- April 18

Poverty Simulation- Lincoln County- April 21

Poverty Simulation- Lincoln County- May 8 Downloads:


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