For the Media

About Crisis Assistance Ministry

Crisis Assistance Ministry offers expertise in the areas of poverty, eviction prevention, financial security, family and child stability, and economic mobility, as well as the real stories of neighbors struggling to get by on the lowest rung of the economic ladder.

Media Contact:

Liana Humphrey

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

(704) 227-2791

[email protected]

Preventing homelessness. Preserving dignity.

Use of Logo and Naming Standards

Crisis Assistance Ministry prefers use of the full agency name on all references.  Alternative second references can include “the agency,” “the organization,” and similar terms.

Request Permission

Please request use of logo directly from our Communications Manager.

Logo & Branding Style Guide

Click on the links below to download the preferred logo files and style guide:


Branding & Style Guide
Quick Style Guide (PDF)


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The Furniture & Appliance Store is Coming Home

To better serve customers and donors, Crisis Assistance Ministry’s Furniture & Appliance Store is returning to the agency’s main location at 500-A Spratt Street in Charlotte this month. To help with the move, the agency will pause accepting furniture and appliance donations between October 17 and October 26, 2021.

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Back-to-School Partnerships Help Families Return to Learning

With 40+ public schools in Charlotte-Mecklenburg requiring school uniforms, thousands of families face extra expenses each fall. Your generosity, together with critical community partnerships, helped struggling families return to learning this month.

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Latin American Coalition Partnership Breaks Down Barriers

39% of Latino adults report having difficulty paying basic household expenses compared to 23% of white adults. A partnership with the Latin American Coalition allows families to overcome barriers of language, transportation, childcare, and cultural understanding while seeking assistance with urgent needs.

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No Party or Gala – Just Assistance

Crisis Assistance Ministry CEO, Carol Hardison, is not inviting you to a party or gala. But she is inviting you to make a gift from the comfort of your couch or lounge chair to help neighbors in need. You can provide hope and compassion by making a tax-deductible gift today.

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You Are A Lifesaver to Dot

Dot is a hardworking mother and caretaker for her own mother. When things got too much and utility bills piled up, she turned to the community for support. You made sure that her family was able to have running water and air conditioning at the end of a long summer day.

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Ashley Does Not Give Up Easily

When Ashley and her five children arrived in Charlotte two years ago, she was determined to do everything possible to keep her family safe. When faced with the threat of homelessness, the community’s generosity and Ashley’s resilience kept her and her children stably housed. Help others in Ashley’s situation by making a gift today.

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Non-Event Silent Auction Sneak Peek

Join in the silent auction fun during the 2021 Non-Event! We have some great items and experiences to bid on each week until the end of August. Your donations will help families in our community avoid eviction. Start bidding today!

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Time is Running Out to Double Your Impact

Time is running out to join the Challenge and double your impact. Make a gift by May 31 to make your match and help 2X as many families in our community.

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Presenting “A Donation Journey”

You are a vital part of the donation journey and without your support hardworking families in Charlotte Mecklenburg would be without a home, power, or water. Please make a gift today and join the Challenge!

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Tanya Stewart Blackmon Named Charlotte Woman of the Year

Nominated by Crisis Assistance Ministry, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Novant Health Tanya Stewart Blackmon has been named Charlotte Woman of the Year.

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2040 Comprehensive Plan Builds Equity into Charlotte’s Growth

The 2040 Comprehensive Plan creates an opportunity to build equity into Charlotte’s future growth. It begins with a recognition of the history of redlining and urban renewal that exacerbated racial disparities and creates a roadmap to ensure that all residents have access to the benefits of our city’s expansion.

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Carol Invites YOU to Join the Challenge

Your gifts helped a long-time veteran avoid eviction but we need more help. Unlock $1 million in matching funds by making a gift today of any size which will be doubled.

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