The Concord Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) is proud to present the Golden Gourmet Food Basket Award to Wilcox & Barton.

The Golden Gourmet Food Basket Award is a symbolic way for CCEH to show our deep gratitude to individuals and organizations who contribute significant volunteer expertise and energy toward the mission of CCEH.

Wilcox & Barton have demonstrated a deep level of commitment and generosity to CCEH, as both a Premier Pillar of Support as well as an Arch of Support for several years. This year, however, the Wilcox & Barton team have gone above and beyond in their support of our 2022 Bluegrass BBQ , becoming the first ever Presenting Sponsors for any CCEH event.

Bill Wilcox, President of Wilcox & Barton, was the catalyst and driving force behind CCEH’s very successful Bluegrass BBQ, which this year raised nearly $65,000. Bill spends countless hours planning and cooking for the BBQ on his 25-foot, custom-built smoker. Every year, Bill’s business partner and co-owner Russ Barton, volunteers on the day of the event, along with his family and many of the firm’s employees. The firm’s contribution to CCEH’s mission is not limited to just the Bluegrass BBQ. Throughout the year, Wilcox & Barton donate hours of civil engineer work to CCEH. Erin Lambert, Vice President of Civil Engineering, works with her staff on site design and testing at potential housing development sites for CCEH. Their work is essential for determining the feasibility of a project for CCEH. These donated services, which would otherwise cost a considerable amount of money, make it possible for CCEH to explore potential housing development opportunities, and to continue the work of ending homelessness in the greater Concord community.

When notified of the award, Bill said, “Wilcox & Barton, Inc. is thrilled to receive The Golden Gourmet Food Basket Award. We share your vision–a Concord community where everyone has a safe, decent, stable, and affordable place to live. We continue to seek opportunities to provide support, value, and expert services to the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness.”

From all of us at CCEH, thank you so very much for your care and support of the community Bill, Russ, Erin, and team!