United Community Ministries is a non-profit organization composed of local religious, governmental and private supporters who are committed to addressing the needs of the homeless and nearly homeless populations in Nash and Edgecombe Counties, North Carolina. United Community Ministries, located in Rocky Mount, N.C., provides the only emergency and transitional shelter for the general homeless population in the Rocky Mount area.   Founded in 1977 as an outreach ministry, and incorporated as a community based non-profit organization in 1987, United Community Ministries, in the past 38 years, has served more than 1,000,000 hot meals and given shelter to more than 11,000 individuals and families. In addition to providing food and financial assistance to more than 18,000 households.