North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC) announced its Growing with Purpose capital campaign to fund much-needed renovations to existing facilities that house its food pantry and the NFCC Thrift Shop, and the construction of a new two-story 18,000 sq. ft. Service & Education Center located across the road from its current facility. These capital improvements will increase NFCC’s capacity to deliver specialized support, programs, and services to help families meet their basic needs, achieve self-sufficiency, and strengthen the North Fulton community. To date, NFCC has raised more than $5.8 million (95%) of its $6.2 million capital campaign goal.
Founded in 1983, North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC) serves as a human service agency dedicated to building self-sufficiency and preventing homelessness and hunger for residents in North Fulton in the cities of Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park and Roswell. NFCC assists families with basic essentials such as food, rent and utilities and clothing for short- term emergencies. Adult education classes ranging from GED Prep and English to Financial Literacy and OSHA Certification are offered at no cost to help create a path to self-sufficiency for their clients. NFCC serves close 10,000 individuals and 4,000 families each year at their facilities in Roswell.
NFCC took advantage of facility closures during the pandemic to renovate the food pantry and Thrift Shop. The expanded food pantry and lobby reopened to clients in early August. The Thrift Shop reopened after Labor Day. Construction of the new two-story, 18,000 sq. ft. Service & Education Center began in June and is expected to be completed in early 2021. The Barbara Duffy Center, named in honor of NFCC’s first Executive Director who retired in 2019 after nearly 30 years of service, will serve as the point-of-entry for individuals and families and provide the space needed to expand and improve integration of Emergency Assistance/Case Management with Workforce Development and Education programs.
Lead donors to the campaign include Alpharetta Presbyterian Church, City of Roswell, Eagles Nest Church, The Fraser-Parker Foundation, The Imlay Foundation, The James M. Cox Foundation, JM Family Enterprises and DataScan, The Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation, LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, LocumTenens.com, Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church, North Point Community Church, Roswell Presbyterian Church, Roswell United Methodist Church, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, The Truist Foundation, The Tull Charitable Foundation, The Vasser Woolley Foundation and two anonymous friends of the charity.