Project Cupid delivers miles of smiles

Monarch’s Chief Development Officer Blake Martin is especially pleased that so many benefit from this project.

Project cupid delivery“The best part about Project Cupid is that it is such a feel good event, “Martin said. “The person sending the package feels good about sending a gift to someone special and about supporting Monarch. The recipient gets a thoughtful surprise. The people supported at Monarch have the chance to work on a special project while raising money for their cause.”

The deadline for delivery and pick-up orders is Monday, Feb. 11, while supplies last. Packages will be delivered on Valentine’s Day. $6 of each gift order is tax deductible.  To place an order for Project Cupid, please contact one of the following people in your area:

Craven County
Eileen Bress, (252) 634-1715 ext. 3305 or

Hoke, Montgomery, Moore and Richmond counties
Lisa Lisk, (910) 895-8466 or

Randolph County
Cathy Herrera, (910) 975-9671 or

Stanly County
Jackie McGowen, (704) 986-1519 or  

Monarch provides support statewide to thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance abuse challenges from more than 50 North Carolina counties. Monarch is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership and is CABHA certified. The agency is an affiliate chapter of The Arc of North Carolina and The Arc of the United States. To learn more about how Monarch is “Helping Dreams Take Flight” for people living in our communities, please call (800) 230-7525 or visit

Pictured above – Blake Martin (right) delivers Project Cupid gift to Jean Stroupe, of Richfield.

Media contact: Natasha A. Suber, (704) 986-1582 or