10 Ways PCF Supported Lake Norman During Covid

While the COVID-19 pandemic is a serious global health threat, the impacts were felt right here in the Lake Norman area. Due to the generous neighbors of the Peninsula community, PCF was able to support so many unexpected needs.

While the COVID-19 pandemic is a serious global health threat, the impacts were felt right here in the Lake Norman area. Due to the generous neighbors of the Peninsula community, PCF was able to support so many unexpected needs. Here are ten ways PCF helped our community during the Covid emergency:

  • Donated $1,000 of grocery gift cards for Bags of Hope
  • Gave $1,500 of gift cards for First Responders and set up meal delivers through Top Deck
  • Replaced the refrigerator Angels and Sparrows needed for meal preparation
  • Provided 144 backpacks for Bags of Hope
  • Sourced and paid for 45 desk shields for Ada Jenkins Learnworks Program
  • Purchased 90 blankets for Autumn Care Nursing Home residents
  • Provided delivery volunteers and $4,000 of food assistance for the Smithville neighborhood
  • Provided the PPE equipment needed for Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center to reopen
  • Gave $2,000 of PPE to Lake Norman Hospice
  • Helped Safe Alliance expand their Housing to provide more social distancing ($5,000)

The impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic of COVID-19 will continue to create problems for our nonprofit partners. The Peninsula Community Foundation is committed to equipping them for success through this next season and beyond. Thank you to everyone who donated to the emergency fund so that we could meet these unexpected needs!

PCF is committed to helping local nonprofit organizations develop and expand not only through direct financial contributions but with their entire mission. We work alongside them to increase marketing and PR, improve fundraising efforts, enhance volunteer recruitment, expand their presence in the community and improve their strategic planning and corporate governance. Our recipient organizations benefit not only from our financial contribution, but from the direct involvement of PCF Board Members, neighbors, and volunteers in the Peninsula and Cornelius community. PCF is uniting a generous community. Take your first step in joining this community and help the Peninsula be stronger together as we empower the work of nonprofit organizations.