NCCF Disaster Relief Fund receives Duke Energy challenge match

Photo courtesy of Jedidiah Gant.The NCCF Disaster Relief Fund is receiving a 90-day challenge match to support recovery efforts related to Hurricane Matthew. Individual donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Duke Energy Foundation up to $50,000.

Gifts may be made online or by check. Those wishing to give to the recovery efforts in eastern North Carolina may visit this page or mail a check to the NCCF headquarters office in Raleigh at 3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Please indicate that it's for "Disaster Relief." All contributions are tax-deductible, and no portion of the NCCF Disaster Relief Fund will be used for the Foundation’s administrative or operational expenses.

The NCCF Disaster Relief Fund was established to support mid- to long-term unmet needs. NCCF just finished the first round of grants and continues efforts to grow the fund. More than $300,000 has already been allocated for distribution to NCCF affiliates serving eastern North Carolina counties hardest hit, as well as to counties where we don’t operates affiliates, including Cumberland and Sampson. Click here to read more on the ongoing response to Hurricane Matthew.

“This challenge match is an important opportunity for North Carolinians to help their neighbors in the east recover from the devastation left behind by Hurricane Matthew,” said Jennifer Tolle Whiteside, NCCF CEO and president. “We are so grateful to the Duke Energy Foundation for providing this match and investing in communities on the road to recovery.”

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