Belmont Community Organization
Rating: 1 stars 1 1 review 153
Po Box 1248 Belmont NC 28012 USA
The belmont community organization ("the bco"), established out of christian love and concern, is a charitable, volunteer ministry dedicated to providing emergency aid for needy families and individuals in the greater belmont area. The bco offers assistance with the basic necessities of life: food, clothing, medicine, fuel and utilities, household furnishings, and medical equipment. The bco seeks to relieve the hardships of clients in crisis situations and to help those with long-term needs or chronic problems, referring them to other appropriate agencies where help is available. It does not discriminate with respect to age, race, religion, sex, creed or national origin.
Providing emergency assistance with the basic needs of food, clothing, utilities, medicines, and housing for needy families and individuals in the greater belmont area.
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I've been a resident of Belmont for almost 20 years. Never thought I would been the other side of the table when visiting the BCO; I've donated clothes and other items to them since my residency here started in 1995. Today I made my second stop in 8 weeks for my food pickup (out of work) and it was like walking into the Berlin Wall. Once again having to prove my residency after all proof of this was done initially in August. I guess being they are a non for profit there are rules. Yet I was very annoyed and irritated at the person who waited on me. She really did not seem like she wanted to be there. I am 53 years old and was made to feel like I was a thief trying to take something I was not qualified to get. I have worked close to 30 years and when one comes to a road block in their life it hurts. We live now in a world of disposable jobs. I get by with very little. I drive a 15 year old car. My house is not much bigger than a barn yet I have survived. I will never return back there for help. And my future clothing donations will now be dropped off a few miles down the road. Either appreciate life and people in all aspects of what life brings, or step down and give your volunteer job to someone that has humility and a heart for those that are hurting and trying to life themselves back up. I left there today with a sadness in my heart and also a stern reminder to myself that I will move forward and pray the best is yet to come. Treat people the way you would like to be treated period-