The Impact

Last year, NCM of Pittsburgh served 484 individuals with an annual operating budget just under $40,000. NCM processed 117 hardship applications resulting in $35,000 in utility grants to avoid shutoffs and terminations or restore services. To date NCM has helped obtain over $1,388,771.00 in grants for households, provided counseling services to 40 individuals, distributed $3,000 worth of meals to reduce food insecurity, distributed toys and 327 new coats to kids to help keep them warm through the cold months, and distributed over 300 Covid test kits, face masks, hand sanitizers, and hygiene essentials to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

Since 1996, NCM has provided spiritual fulfillment, resolved conflict, and transformed lives for over 11,147 single moms. NCM has also processed over 1,347 utility hardship applications that obtained over $360,000 in utility grants to restore or prevent shut-offs and/or termination of gas, electricity, and water services for limited-income women, families, individuals and senior citizens.

NCM has been recognized eight times by the United States Congress, State of PA, Allegheny County, and the City of Pittsburgh for its outreach efforts for improving Pittsburgh neighborhoods and reducing gang violence. NCM has also been recognized for its dedication, enthusiasm, cooperation, and tireless community work.

During COVID-19, NCM pivoted ongoing efforts in new ways that were never imagined to best address the urgent community needs created by the pandemic including cooking, serving and buying food and distributed over 1,550 food boxes, face masks, hand sanitizers, cleaning products and hygiene essentials to reduce food insecurity and the spread of the coronavirus. Processed 307 hardship applications resulting in $75,000 in utility grants to avoid shutoffs and terminations, provided 57 phone counseling sessions to help reduce stress and anxiety, engaged 300 families in safe fun activities to help reduce impacts of social isolation, distributed 431 new coats, school supplies, toys and face masks to students to keep them warm through cold-winter months, jumpstart their education, bring holiday cheer and reduce the coronavirus spread, helped a local single mom financially to avoid eviction and helped with furnace heating repairs for a local grandmother raising 5 minor children in the cold of winter during the pandemic.

Since 1996, NCM has provided spiritual fulfillment, resolved conflict and transformed lives for over 10,900 single moms with minor children, processed over 1,100 utility hardship applications that obtained over $305,000 in utility grants to restore or prevent shut-offs and/or termination of gas, electricity and water services for limited-income single moms, senior citizens, individuals and families, distributed more than 6,400 backpacks, books and school supplies, 7,500 new winter coats, hats, socks and toys, provided case-management and counseling services for more than 1,000 families, provided arts, crafts and other forms of recreational bonding for over 7,300 youth and families, distributed free tickets to low-income kids, families, elderly and veterans for experiences in arts & culture, education & STEM, sports and family entertainment valued over $675,000 and publicly honored 140 exceptional community role models.

NCM has been recognized eight times by the United States Congress, State of PA, Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh for its outreach efforts for improving Pittsburgh neighborhoods and reducing gang violence; for appreciation of dedication, enthusiasm, cooperation and tireless community work; for service and civic contribution to the City of Pittsburgh; for tireless work and effective leadership towards the goals of making Pittsburgh a more peaceful and loving place; and for all its efforts in helping so many of those in need of aid in the city.

NCM Emergency Energy Relief Assistance (EERA), a program that processes applications for utility grants for limited-income residents was expanded with a generous grant from The Pittsburgh Foundation. NCM hopes to continue expansion to meet the increased demand for its services.

NCM Emergency Energy Relief Assistance (EERA), a program that processes applications for utility grants for limited-income residents was expanded with a generous grant from The Pittsburgh Foundation. NCM hopes to continue expansion to meet the increased demand for its services.







Watch Early Beginnings Video: CCOGP of NCM organizes and mediates Pittsburgh's First Ever Gang Peace Rally (Video 1 of 2)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlNbf9eY80g






Watch Early Beginnings Video: CCOGP of NCM organizes and mediates Pittsburgh's First Ever Gang Peace Rally (Video 2 of 2)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqlyrZibSjs




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