Our Timeline

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2014

The Beginning

Youth Mentoring Group Precious Pearls of Promise begins at Woodlawn United Methodist Church 30 young ladies are enrolled over the summer

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2015

It's Official

Youth Mentoring Group Diamonds in the Rough begins at Woodlawn United Methodist Church

CCDN is incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

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2016

New Programs

Parents Helping Parents is launched.  This is a forum developed for parents by parents to help with communication challenges.

First Annual E.L.E.C.T. Teen Summit serving 50 kids

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2017

More Growth Happening...

CCDN moves into a larger space to expand operations and services.

Second Annual E.L.E.C.T. Teen Summit serving 50 kids.

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2019

Community Expansion

CCDN served 2400 families in Life Services Program providing emergency food, clothes, and  resources

LearnWorks Math and Reading Enrichment Program launched

Peer Support and Community Forums held 

Save Village Market Project

First Annual Christmas at CCDN Project

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2018

Health Development

CCDN Prayer breakfast hosted.

Life Services is launched, providing essential needs to adults, youth, and families.

Healthy Tuesdays launched providing heathy alternatives, education, and resources to adults, youth, and families

Internship program is launched. 

Partnerships are built for education and reentry services

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2020

Moved to a New Location

Relocated to North East Lake to expand services.

Served over 3,000 families in Life Services Program.

Gave out $50,000 in rent and utility assistance through the Birmingham Strong Program

Restructured operations to accommodate Covid-19 Pandemic, providing Life Services, Education Programs, and Community Service Projects

2021

Permanent Home

CCDN served 6000 families in Life Services Program providing emergency food, clothes, and  resources

Inspire Education Academy relaunched to assist youth ages 16 & up with life and education transition. 

CCDN opens 6 community food hubs servicing families in Bessemer, East Lake, Woodlawn, Titusville, and Center Point

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