New Hanover County ABC Board awards $620,000 to groups for community health efforts

The Carousel Center, one of three groups that received a $100,000 grant from the NHC ABC Board
The Carousel Center, one of three groups that received a $100,000 grant from the NHC ABC Board(WECT)
Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:17 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The New Hanover County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board announced that it has awarded $620,000 in grants to Leading Into New Communities, The Carousel Center and other organizations to fund community health efforts.

Per a NHC ABC release, the funding is awarded to non-profits making efforts to prevent alcohol and substance abuse. The funding is managed via the board’s Community Health and Wellness Grant Program. The grants include:

  • $100,000 to the Brigade Boys and Girls Club for SMART Moves: Healthy Decision for a Lifetime, Alcohol and Drug Prevention
  • $100,000 to Leading Into New Communities for their community programs
  • $100,000 to The Carousel Center for Trauma Therapy for Child Survivors of Abuse
  • $70,000 to Tides for Restoration and Resilience: A Training Program for Moms in Recovery
  • $50,000 to Coastal Horizons for their Healthy Families Program
  • $50,000 to Peer Recovery Resources for their programs
  • $50,000 to The Centre of Redemption DBA A Safe Place for their Supportive Housing Program
  • $50,000 to Community Boys and Girls Club of Wilmington for Building Great Futures
  • $50,000 to First Fruit Ministries for Outreach and Substance Abuse Treatment for Homeless Communities

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