Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry


September News

GHCCM Welcomes New Staff

Barbara Rush Early and Kathee Martin  

We are proud to introduce the new members of our GHCCM Team. Left to right are: Joel Sain, Nutrition Center Coordinator; Wanda Morrison, Housing Coordinator; Bonnie Harper, Intake Representative; Darlene Brock, Pharmacy Technician; Lisa Burch, Dental Assistant; Whitney Deese, Pharmacy Coordinator; and Lester Ikard, Custodian/Driver.

Fran in GardenClarence at garden 

Back to School-GHCCM hosts Free Haircuts

On August 25th, GHCCM sponsored a Free Back to School Haircuts for clients and kids going back to school.
Our thanks to the students at Catawba Hairstyling Academy stylists (including Anderson Cline and Cassie Parlier along with academy director Susan Hedgepeth Bowers) and Exodus Homes barbers for volunteering their time and talent!

Special thanks to Molly Tolbert, GHCCM Coordinator & Susan Smith Walker, Assistant Director of Exodus
for arranging this great event! 


There are many in our community who are hungry and need your help. 

Help us Help Our Community!

Please Donate TODAY!

 Most needed items:

Canned Fruits and Vegetables, Spaghetti Sauce, Canned Soups, Canned Tuna,
Canned Chicken, Rice, Pasta, Cereal, Crackers 

Take the list below with you when you go grocery shopping to help guide you
in selecting healthy foods for our neighbors who need it most.

Most Wanted Foods Shopping List


Canned fruits (packed in 100% juice or water)

Canned vegetables (low sodium)

Dried fruits

100% fruit juice

100% vegetable juice

Canned diced tomatoes (low sodium)

Spaghetti sauce (low sodium)

Canned soups (reduced or low sodium)


Canned tuna/salmon (packed in water)

Canned chicken or turkey (packed in water)

Dried or canned beans (low or no sodium)

Nuts and seeds (dry roasted or unsalted)

Peanut butter (natural)


Brown or wild rice

Oats (steel cut or rolled)

Pasta (whole grain or brown rice)

Whole-grain cereals (low sugar, high fiber)

Whole-grain bread

Whole-grain crackers


Lenoir Rhyne Students Serving GHCCM

GHCCM would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to all the Lenoir Rhyne students who came out
to GHCCM to serve. One group made sure our windows were clean and shiny while another worked inside!

The students spent a Saturday at GHCCM and did an amazing job!

Special Thanks to Rita Purvis, Career & Community Relations Coordinator!

We are so grateful for you!

Thank You!

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Our Contact Information
Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministries
31 1st Ave. SE
Hickory, NC 28602
(828) 327-0979

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