CONCORD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH (CONCORD CHURCH) AWARDED GRANT FROM UNITED WAY OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000.00 TO SUPPORT THE HARMONY CDC FOOD PANTRY WHICH IS A PROGRAM PROVIDED BY HARMONY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

CONCORD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH (CONCORD CHURCH) AWARDED GRANT FROM UNITED WAY OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000.00 TO SUPPORT THE HARMONY CDC FOOD PANTRY WHICH IS A PROGRAM PROVIDED BY HARMONY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 — Concord Missionary Baptist Church (Concord Church) was awarded a grant from United Way of Metropolitan Dallas in the amount of $25,000.00 to support the Harmony CDC Food Pantry which is a program provided by Harmony Community Development Corporation.  The Harmony Food Pantry provides healthy, nutritionally balanced and quality food to individuals and families in need.  Harmony’s focus is to ensure that people are provided meals needed and nutritional facts for ongoing support. “The funds provided by United Way will allow us to continue serving an average of 250 families per month” said Pastor Mark Porter,  Executive Director, Harmony Community Development Center.

Harmony CDC clients receive an average of 25 pounds of food per person which equates to five days of food for an average person, per the guidelines provided by North Texas Food Bank. In addition, clients have access to other resources including employment opportunities, government assisted programs (i.e. TANF, SNAP, CHIPS), free GED classes, weatherization programs and other community events that may be beneficial to them.

About the Harmony Community Development Corporation
Harmony CDC mission is to advance God’s presence by strengthening families and revitalizing neighborhoods through community-driven and solution-oriented approaches. Harmony is a  catalyst for transforming communities to become whole and empowered. For more information, please visit www.HarmonyCDC.org.

About the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has invested in the most effective local programs that work to create opportunities and change lives forever. We unite donors and volunteers with organizations who are focused on producing real results in the areas of educationfinancial stability, and health. To learn more, please visit www.UnitedWayDallas.org.