Emergency Assistance

500 to Help You Pay Your Bills

The Lion’s Pride Foundation’s emergency assistance grants offer up to $500 per year to individuals who provide sufficient evidence of need (e.g., water, electricity, mortgage bills). Contact: The Lion’s Pride Foundation, Inc., c/o Delhaize America, Inc., P.O. Box 1330, Salisbury, NC 28145; (704) 633-8250, ext. 2974 or ext. 3385; Fax: (704) 656-4162

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500 to Help You Pay Your Bills

The Lion’s Pride Foundation’s emergency assistance grants offer up to $500 per year to individuals who provide sufficient evidence of need (e.g., water, electricity, mortgage bills). Contact: The Lion’s Pride Foundation, Inc., c/o Delhaize America, Inc., P.O. Box 1330, Salisbury, NC 28145; (704) 633-8250, ext. 2974 or ext. 3385; Fax: (704) 656-4162

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Money to Buy or Build a Home After a Natural Disaster

Called Direct Housing – Natural Disaster and referred to as Program #10.445 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this program assists qualified lower income rural families to meet emergency assistance needs resulting from natural disaster to buy, build, rehabilitate, or improve dwellings in rural areas. Funds are only available to the extent that funds are not provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). For the purpose of administering these funds, natural disaster will only include those areas identified by a Presidential declaration. Contact your local office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Housing Service at

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