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Welcome to the BCO!

A nonprofit organization serving Belmont, NC

We're located at 91 E. Catawba St.

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Who We Are

Helping our neighbors in need...

The Belmont Community Organization (BCO) was founded in 1956 with the mission to assist people in our local community. Each year, the BCO gives out more than 100,000 pounds of food as well as clothing, furniture, appliances and household items to nearly 1,000 families. We also provide limited financial assistance for medication, rent and utilities.

When We're Open

Our Hours

Mon - Fri: 9am - 1pm

Sat - Sun: Closed

We are closed the week of July 4th and follow Gaston County Schools' Winter Holiday Schedule.

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How can I help?

You Can Make a Difference

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Make a Donation

Show Your Support

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Make a financial donation and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards helping a neighbor in need. Every dollar donated to the BCO stays in Belmont.

Click below to Donate today. 

You may also Mail donations to:

Belmont Community Organization 

PO Box 1248

Belmont, NC 28012

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Partner with Us

Provide Food and Other Essentials

Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you. Have a food drive in your neighborhood, at church or with a scout troop, youth group or team. Get the kids involved! 


Donate gently used clothing - pants, shirts, coats, shoes and new undergarments in all sizes for children and adults. Other acceptable donations include linens, furniture, working appliances and other household items. 


Volunteer Your Time

Help Out

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at the BCO. Volunteer opportunities include everything from stocking shelves with food items and filling grocery bags, folding clothes and organizing household items in the warehouse, to participating in annual back to school and holiday gift giving campaigns and more. Get in touch with any questions about how you can volunteer your time today.

How can I receive help?

Call or come by today.

Note: We cannot consider requests via email. Please call 704-825-4526 or visit at 91 E. Catawba St.

Please bring the following with you to be eligible for assistance:

photo identification, household income information and 

proof of residence in Belmont (28012) - your lease or a piece of mail received in the last 30 days


We will do what we can to help our neighbors in need.

Your information is strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone.

Contact Us

Post Office Box 1248, Belmont, NC 28012, USA

(704) 825-4526

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