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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
18 Apr

Crisis Control Ministry to Host Annual “Hope du Jour” Fundraiser on May 2

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

Wee Care! Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Crisis Control to Hold WeeCare! Cereal Drive March 1-24 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (FEBRUARY 16, 2017) – In recognition of National Nutrition Month, Crisis Control Ministry will hold its 17th Annual “WeeCare! Cereal Drive” from March 1-24, 2017. Throughout Winston-Salem, Kernersville and Forsyth County, elementary schools, preschools and day care centers will collect cereal Read More
03 Mar

The Personal Development Program (PDP): Making A Difference in Participant’s Lives

Classes Provide Help & Hope Crisis Control Ministry launched the new Personal Development Program (PDP) in August 2015. Classes in the PDP are life-skill focused and include sessions on budgeting, nutrition, goal setting, and expectations. According to Bill Blackburn, Director of Training, “These classes provide more than just information; they are opportunities to offer encouragement Read More
02 Mar

Poverty Simulation – Could You Survive a Month Living in Poverty?

If you had to choose among food, shelter, utilities or medication, what would you pick? Have your religious congregation, leadership, school, or corporate group participate in a poverty simulation. This two-hour dynamic program includes four 15-minute “weeks”  where you assume the role of a member in a low-income family. Though play money is used, participants Read More