Community Crisis Center will use the grant toward the remodeling their shelter.

MIAMI – The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $48,841.39 Lowe’s Community Partners grant to Community Crisis Center for remodeling their shelter. Community Crisis Center will use the grant to purchases appliances, remodel the kitchen and bathroom, lay new flooring, paint and do many other much-needed cosmetic updates.

“We are so blessed to have received this grant,” said Kelsey Samuels, Assistant Director. “Lowe’s really stepped up to the plate to support the work our organization is doing in our community. We see over 250 individuals in shelter and the improvement this grant will make in their experience is invaluable. 

Grove Lowe’s Manager Thom Clark said, “We’re happy to be here and serve. Lowe’s has always put community very high on our values.”

CCC is currently looking for community businesses and volunteers to help with their shelter remodeling project. Those interested in getting involved should call 918-540-2275 or email

Community Crisis Center

The Community Crisis Center, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization providing services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Ottawa, Delaware and Craig counties. Founded in 1981 with a hotline and small shelter in Miami, CCC now serves three counties with advocacy, a 19-bed shelter in Miami, Safe House in Delaware County, 24/7 crisis hotline and satellite offices in Miami, Jay and Vinita, along with School-Based Prevention and Batterer’s Intervention Programs.

Lowe's in the community

Lowe’s, a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company, has a 50-year legacy of supporting the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. Since 2007, Lowe’s and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation together have contributed nearly $250 million to these efforts, and for more than two decades Lowe’s Heroes volunteers have donated their time to make our communities better places to live. To learn more, visit the Lowe’s Open House digital newsroom at or follow @LowesMedia on Twitter.