GASTONIA, N.C. – A group in Elizabeth City is one of 14 nonprofit organizations in North Carolina set to receive more than $1.5 million in grants.
The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation has awarded the organizations to help feed, house and care for people in need. As part of the grant program, more than $1.5 million was distributed to 206 organizations across 8 states with 14 in North Carolina. This is the sixth year the company has made the grants available.
Beloved Heaven in Elizabeth City is a grassroots nonprofit that helps victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
Among those 14 recipients in North Carolina are:
- Farmer Foodshare Inc., Durham – To source fresh produce from local farms and prepare food bags for low-income, food-insecure participants.
- Beloved Haven Inc., Elizabeth City – To provide medical service and counseling for victims of sex trafficking.
- ABCCM Medical Ministry, Asheville – To continue telehealth medical visits for the uninsured.
- Autism Society of North Carolina, Raleigh – To provide recreational, educational and therapeutic camping experiences for campers with autism.
- NC Heroes Fund, Pineville – To cover essential living expenses such as food, mortgage/rent and car payments for veterans.