News

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
03 May

Crisis Control Ministry Sees Record Participation for Hope du Jour 2017

On Tuesday, May 2, Crisis Control Ministry hosted its 27th annual “Hope du Jour” fundraiser, benefiting the programs and services provided to clients throughout Forsyth County. Full-service restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and more in Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Lewisville and Clemmons came together to support Crisis Control by donating 10% of their proceeds from the entire day Read More
18 Apr

Crisis Control WeeCare Cereal Drive Collects 1,934 Boxes

Throughout the month of March, which was National Nutrition Month, Crisis Control Ministry partnered with daycare centers, preschools and elementary schools in the Forsyth County area to collect boxed cereal for their client food pantries in both Winston-Salem and Kernersville. The cereal drive had over 30 collection sites throughout the region, and brought in an Read More