Carolina Farm Credit Employees and Board Donate over $6,100 to Local Charities

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Carolina Farm Credit gives over $6,000 to six local charities

Carolina Farm Credit, its employees, and board members donated over $6,100 to local charities in 2014. Over $3,000 was collected by employees and board members who participated in a charity contribution throughout 2014 and over $3,000 was donated by Carolina Farm Credit to match the employee and director donations. Each of the Carolina Farm Credit 36 branch offices submitted a local charity choice and six charities were selected through a random drawing to divide the donations.

The following groups received donations of $1,025.43 from Carolina Farm Credit:

REMMSCO– Browns Summit
CVAN – Concord
Levine Children’s Hospital – Lincolnton
Truett Baptist Children’s Home – Murphy
Rutherford Housing Partnership – Spindale
Fifth Street Ministries – Statesville

REMMSCO is an acronym for Reidsville, Eden, Madison, Mayodan, Stoneville and County. It is a private non-profit corporation organized in 1982 to rehabilitate those suffering from alcohol abuse. REMMSCO, Inc. currently serves clients that reside in Alamance, Caswell, Davie, Forsyth, Rockingham and Stokes counties.

CVAN (Cabarrus Victims Assistance Network) provides safety, shelter and support for battered women and their children in Cabarrus County, N.C. Since 1982 it has been the place and voice for battered women and children– building a world where every home is a safe home.

Truett Baptist Children’s Home (TBA CH) is a North Carolina state certified residential children’s group home with a capacity of six children ages five to 18. This ministry is a partnership between the Truett Baptist Association and the Baptist Children’s Homes of NC (BCH), with financial support provided by BCH, individuals, local churches and businesses in Clay, Cherokee and Graham counties of Western North Carolina.

Rutherford Housing Partnership(RHP) is a local nonprofit founded in 1995 to provide urgently needed repairs to the homes of qualified low-income, elderly and disabled homeowners in Rutherford County, N.C. RHP provides materials; volunteers provide labor.

Fifth Street Ministries offers a variety of services to the homeless, the impoverished, the abused and the working poor. Its mission states that they will “compassionately serve men, women, and children in need by providing clothing, food, access to healthcare and safe sanctuary, advocating for change and offering hope." From addressing the needs of the homeless to providing sanctuary to victims of family abuse and other types of violence, thousands of individuals have been assisted.

Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit said, “The employees and directors of Carolina Farm Credit are thankful we can positively impact the lives of many in need through our local charitable donations. This is a project our employees and board members look forward to participating in each year.”

Carolina Farm Credit is a stockholder-owned cooperative providing financing to full and part-time farmers and agricultural-related businesses and also provides financing for the construction and purchase of homes in 54 counties through 36 branch offices. Other financial services available are credit life insurance, crop insurance, appraisal services, leasing programs and financial planning.

Carolina Farm Credit serves over 9,200 members with loans outstanding totaling more than $1.4 billion. The association’s territory covers the western half of North Carolina, with branch offices located in Albemarle, Asheboro, Asheville, Boone, Browns Summit, Burnsville, Carthage, Concord, Conover, Ellerbe, Graham, Hendersonville, Hillsborough, Jefferson, Lenoir, Lexington, Lincolnton, Marshall, Mocksville, Monroe, Murphy, Pilot Mountain, Roxboro, Rural Hall, Salisbury, Shelby, Siler City, Sparta, Spindale, Statesville, Taylorsville, Wadesboro, Waynesville, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, and Yanceyville.

Directors for Carolina Farm Credit are Mark A. Bray, Chairman, Lawsonville; L. Kim Starnes, Vice-Chairman, Salisbury; John M. Barnard, Statesville; E. Bernard Beck, Seagrove; W. Rex Bell, Statesville; David M. Coltrane, Pleasant Garden; Susie J. Gambill, Sparta; Joseph A. Lail, Shelby; Clark M. Newlin, Haw River; Thomas E. Porter, Jr., Concord; Tony L. Ragan, Sanford; D. Kaleb Rathbone, Waynesville; Lewis E. Smith, Lincolnton; Vickie N. Smitherman, East Bend; Dr. Alton Thompson, Summerfield.

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