a new set of steps on an elderly mobile home

Avoiding homelessness

One 4 x 8 foot, 5/8” sheet of plywood now costs $45. The median price of a home in Lincoln County was $368,000 in March 2023; up from $200,000 in 2018. Area builders and developers, for the most part, are not building low income housing. Without sizable government subsidies, which are scarce, affordable low purchase […]

firewood volunteers giving thumbs up

Lincoln Academy, CHiP, and NC Hunt working together

In a splendid display of people and organizations collaborating to help neighbors, Lincoln Academy Dean of Students and CHiP Board Volunteer, Jake Abbott was joined by 8 Lincoln Academy students at a site provided by NC Hunt to stack firewood. The group spent 3 hours prepping wood piles that will be distributed by CHiP, inc. […]

volunteers prepping firewood for next season

Fuel season is over, but firewood is still being processed

The official heating season may be over for us at CHiP, but saws are buzzing behind the scenes. Volunteers saw and split while local students stack, so the firewood will be dry for next winter’s deliveries. NC Hunt has made space for these growing piles. Area land owners, tree service companies and Coastal Rivers Conservation […]