The Power of Sharing: Coastal Federal Credit Union Award

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Hometown Hero Award

On May 24th, 2018, the Coastal Credit Union Foundation hosted The Power of Sharing Gala. This award celebration showcased amazing non-profits where Safe Space, Inc. was awarded the “Hometown Hero Award” for working to make our community stronger.


Here are 2018’s The Power of Sharing winners:


Power of Sharing Business Partner Awards:

  • Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines – Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina The Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. Learn more at []
  • Feeding America – Presented by BASF The feeding America network is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger. Learn more at []
  • Marbles Kids Museum – Presented by Citrix Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, Marbles “PLAY-LOSOPHY” contributes to intellectual growth, social and emotional well-being and physical development. Learn more at []
  • Communities in Schools Wake County – Presented by Duke Energy Communities in Schools Wake County’s vision is to help schools remove the barriers that put students at risk of wasting their potential. Learn more at []
  • American Red Cross Triangle Area Chapter – Presented by Lenovo The American Red Cross Serving the Triangle Area of North Carolina is proud to serve the communities of Chatham, Franklin, Johnston, Lee, Wake and Warren Counties. Learn more at []
  • Power of Sharing Collaboration Award: Education PTA Thrift Shop – Presented by East Durham Children’s Initiative Enriching lives by building collaborative partnerships and transforming charitable donations into educational and community investments. Learn more at []
  • The Down East Partnership for Children – Presented by East Durham Children’s Imitative DEPC is committed to Launching Every Child as a Healthy, Lifelong Learner by the End of the Third Grade. Learn more at []
  • Power of Sharing Collaboration Award: Financially Vulnerable Meals on Wheels of Wake County – Presented by “me fine” Foundation, Inc. Providing a daily meal delivery to significantly help homebound seniors. Learn more at []
  • Community Empowerment Fund – Presented by “me fine” Foundation, Inc. CEF is a student-powered non-profit organization focused on enabling and sustaining transitions out of homelessness and poverty. Learn more at []


Hometown Hero Award – Presented by Coastal Credit Union Foundation The Coastal Credit Union Foundation gave $5,000 each to these local non-profits throughout the Triangle and beyond:

  • Chatam Trades – Chatham County – []
  • Made in Durham – Durham County – []
  • Hobgood Academy, Inc. – Edgecombe County – []
  • Safe Space Inc. – Franklin County – []
  • Un-Rappin the gift – Granville County – []
  • CARE – Halifax County – []
  • Triangle South Literacy Works – Harnett County – []
  • Boys and Girls Club of Johnson County – Johnson County – []
  • Family Promise – Lee County – []
  • STEP (Strategic Twin Counties Education Partnership) – Nash County – []
  • emPOWERment, Inc. – Orange County – []
  • Roots and Wings – Person County – []
  • Gang Free Inc. – Vance County – []
  • Learning Together – Wake County – []
  • Working Landscapes – Warren County – []
  • Wilson County Partnership for Children – Wilson County – []


Special thanks to Brooke Simpson for her performance of her song “Perfect”. Learn more at []