Many exciting opportunities at BUCM

A letter from our director, Dr. David Burleson – Many exciting opportunities are occurring at Burke United Christian Ministries (BUCM). Daily, we have the opportunity to provide food, clothes and assistance to many in our community who need just a little extra...

Postal Food Drive 2017 – Morganton, NC

Thanks to everyone that supported the Postal Food Drive to Stamp Out Hunger! At the Morganton Post Office on Saturday, 15,233 pounds of food was collected and we had volunteers give 200 hours!! We will continue to collect food this week for the Postal Food Drive, and...

Stamp Out Hunger

 On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive celebrates  25 years of  helping the hungry.  For more than 20 years, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) has conducted an annual nationwide food drive on the second Saturday in May....

Eat Pizza and Earn Money for BUCM

Dinner is Planned Thursday, February 16th – Pizza Hut is hosting a fundraiser for Burke United Christian Ministries.  And here is all you have to do in 5 easy steps. 1. Make plans to eat dinner between 4pm and 9pm. 2. Order a dine in or carry out meal from Pizza...

BUCM Executive Director Named

The Burke United Christian Ministries Board of Directors has announced the selection of David Burleson, Ed.D. as its new executive director.   Burleson will fill the position previously held by Jill King, who announced her resignation earlier this year to return...

Senior Santa is Coming To Town

Last Christmas, BUCM gave  out over 100 Senior Santa to our senior clients.  This is a ministry that speaks to the aging population of our ministry.  Our senior adults’ smiles warm the hearts of staff and volunteers as they receive a bag filled with donated items.  We...