BLADENBORO — The men of the Carolina Crossroads were busy Saturday evening in Bladenboro as they assisted with a fundraiser held in support of the ministry.
“We have a lot of dedicated volunteers and a good turnout,” said Bladen Baptist Association Director of Missions Bruce Cannon.
He added that all of the funds raised on Saturday will go back into the ministry. Cannon said all of the food for the event was donated.
Carolina Crossroads Director David Chestnutt said, “It’s amazing.”
He added that he was amazed and humbled how the community and the various denominations all come together in support of the program.
“The turnout has been fantastic,” said Chestnutt.
Not only could folks purchase barbecue plates, but they also had the opportunity to purchase wooden furniture made by the men who attend Carolina Crossroads program. The items included Adirondack chairs and tables. There was also a bake sale featuring delicious homemade cakes.
Chestnutt said the Carolina Crossroads program has assisted 67 folks including those who are currently taking part in the program. He said it has been amazing to see how the community has come together in support of the ministry and its mission.
He said all of the needs for Carolina Crossroads have been provided through the community.
Chestnutt said the program teaches both discipline and responsibility to participants.
For more information about Carolina Crossroads call 910.862.3494.
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