When two degenerative eye conditions took away Eric’s ability to work, you stepped in to help his family overcome the downward spiral of homelessness. Read more->>
"Thanks to you I can start thinking about my future again." ~ Lavern, who moved from homelessness to housing with your help.
Like many women her age, Ruth gets by through a careful balancing act that stretches her social security as far as it can go. Until something unexpected happens . . .
Ja’Mya is a precocious 3 year old with an infectious smile. Her enthusiasm fills the room as she tries on coat after coat looking for the perfect fit.
At 59 years old, Marilyn is no stranger to hard work. But when the brutal winter and heating challenges quadrupled her power bill, she had nowhere to turn for help . . .
Robert and his wife are working to provide for their three children, but summer means new expenses and less income . . .
Charles had an ordinary wish that he thought might never be fulfilled once he became one of hundreds labeled "chronically homeless." ...
For Dashana, a simple refrigerator stood between her and having all her children under one roof again ...
Mr. Dukes slept in his own bed for the first time in 3 years after finding housing (and furniture) with help from you and our community...
Maria took what she thought might be her last shower for a long time before coming to Crisis Assistance Ministry for help . . .
Billy, a tree climber with 16 years of experience doing tree work, has been out of work for several months now. As winter set in...

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From the Charlotte Observer: What Charlotte's Poor Need

UNC Center on Poverty's Gene Nichol takes a look at what Charlotte's working poor really need to begin the steep climb up the economic ladder.

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