Club Nova receives a grant from the SECU Foundation for new
RALEIGH, NC, September 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Club Nova, which provides services to people with severe and persistent mental illness, recently received a $ 350,000 capital grant from the SECU Foundation to building a much larger mental health support center. The SECU Foundation’s financial boost will help the Orange County nonprofit close the funding gap for the 9,150 square foot facility, which will provide increased space for community programs, a center career, education, crisis intervention training and other areas, to more than double the number of Club Nova participants served daily and annually.
Club Nova has served the mental health needs of the community for over 30 years, promoting recovery, independence and friendship through rehabilitation and community support programs. The organization is a member of Clubhouse International and is an evidence-based practice that aims to reduce the number of people otherwise placed in expensive and restrictive environments such as hospitals, emergency departments and the criminal justice system. Comprehensive care services are provided free of charge to participants, including psychiatric, medical, social, financial, educational, vocational, transportation and housing care. Club Nova currently serves an average of 45 people per day and 117 people per year.
Jama Campbell, Executive Director of the SECU Foundation, said: âClub Nova is a community support center that offers hope – a place where individuals feel comfortable finding their independence through meaningful relationships. with family and friends, work and education if desired. This organization has a dedicated and experienced staff who work to provide essential support to those affected by severe mental illness. We are proud to help Club Nova expand its practice and provide better access to mental health supports for North Carolina families and loved ones.
âWe express our deepest gratitude to the SECU Foundation for believing in Club Nova’s mission to provide hope and opportunity to people living with severe mental illness, helping them to lead meaningful lives of their choice in the community. This generous donation will allow Club Nova to complete its new, larger facility and, more importantly, provide life-changing support to more people who need our holistic community approach, âsaid Karen Kincaid-Dunn , general manager of Club Nova. “The SECU Foundation is a shining star in our constellation.”
SECU and the SECU Foundation
A member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, SECU has provided North Carolina State employees and their families with consumer financial services for 84 years. The Credit Union also offers a diverse range of financial advisory services, including retirement and education planning, tax preparation, insurance, estate and trust planning services, and investments through its partners and affiliated entities. SECU serves over 2.6 million members through 273 branches, 1,100 ATMs, 24/7 member services by phone, a website, www.ncsecu.org and a mobile app. Members can also follow and subscribe to SECU on Facebook and YouTube. The SECU Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization funded by contributions from SECU members, promotes local community development in North Carolina primarily through high impact projects in the areas of housing, l education, health care and social services. Since 2004, the SECU Foundation has made a collective financial commitment of more than $ 216 million for initiatives benefiting North Carolina statewide. In addition to the website, the highlights are also available on the SECU Foundation Instagram page.
Contact: Jama Campbell, Executive Director
Office: 919-839-5562 | [email protected]
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