News

16 Aug

Restaurants and Sponsor Honored with Hope du Jour Awards

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (August 16, 2018) – The 2018 Hope du Jour on May 2 was our most successful ever, with over 141 local restaurants participating. Three restaurants and one sponsor were honored today by CCM for their support of Hope du Jour: • Don Juan’s Mexican Restaurant, Kernersville, received the award for the Largest Donation. Read More
06 Aug

14th Annual “Shmedfest” Moves to Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (August 6, 2018) – Shmedfest, a family-friendly music event benefitting Crisis Control Ministry, will be held Saturday, August 25, from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. Live music will be provided by five different local bands: Brother Brothers, The Winmars, The Junction Trio, Downtown Band, and Glass Anvil. Dinner and beverages Read More
11 Apr

Church Information

Six downtown Winston-Salem churches started Crisis Control Ministry in 1973 so that individuals could go to just one location to get the help they need. Today, we have nearly 200 faith communities which support Crisis Control with financial or in-kinds gifts. This does not count the communities represented by the volunteers who do the work Read More
04 Apr

Crisis Control Ministry Hosts Annual “Hope du Jour” Fundraiser on May 1

On Tuesday, May 1, Crisis Control Ministry will host its 28th annual “Hope du Jour” fundraiser, benefiting its programs and services provided to families throughout Forsyth County. Full-service restaurants, bakeries and coffee shops in Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Lewisville and Clemmons will come together to support Crisis Control by donating 10% of their proceeds from the entire Read More
08 Feb

Crisis Control to Hold Wee Care! Cereal Drive March 1-23

In recognition of National Nutrition Month, Crisis Control Ministry will hold its 18th annual “Wee Care! Cereal Drive” from March 1-23, 2018. Throughout Forsyth County, elementary schools, preschools and day care centers will collect cereal to be distributed through the Client Choice Food Pantries at Crisis Control Ministry offices in both Winston-Salem and Kernersville. Last Read More
07 Feb

Crisis Control Ministry Appoints Two New Members to its Board of Directors

Crisis Control Ministry announced that its Board of Directors has elected two new members: Mary Ann Davis and Katy O’Kennedy. Margaret Elliott, Crisis Control Ministry Executive Director, said, “We are so happy that Katy and Mary Ann have agreed to share their time and talents with CCM. They bring a wealth of talent and experience Read More
07 Aug

13th Annual “Shmedfest” to Be Held August 26 at Triad Park

Shmedfest, a family-friendly music event benefitting Crisis Control Ministry, will be held Saturday, August 26 from 4 to 10 p.m. at Triad Park in Kernersville. Live music will be provided by four different local bands over the course of the event: Junction Trio, Downtown Band, The Brother Brothers and The Winmars. Dinner and beverages will Read More
25 Jul

Crisis Control Ministry Pharmacy Receives Accreditation

Crisis Control Ministry’s licensed free pharmacy was recognized on July 18 for receiving accreditation through the North Carolina Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NCAFCC). The NCAFCC is headquartered in Winston-Salem The NCAFCC’s accreditation program offers organizations the opportunity to strengthen their programs and services by demonstrating their compliance to standards shared by similar organizations. Read More
13 Jul

Taking Reservations for Fall 2017 & 2018 Poverty Simulations

Crisis Control Ministry is now accepting reservations for its poverty simulation programs during fall and winter 2017-18. To help build awareness of the challenges of dealing with poverty, these dynamic two-hour sessions include four 15-minute “weeks” of living where participants assume the role of a member in a low-income family. Simulations are offered to any Read More