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

Phone:
(704) 227-2791

Email:
[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:

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Branding & Style Guide
Quick Style Guide (PDF)

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DO GOOD Week Celebrates Volunteers

DO GOOD Week, now in its fifth year, was created by SHARE Charlotte, to both celebrate and encourage volunteerism with local Charlotte nonprofits during National Volunteer Week. Now more than ever, volunteers are critical to the success of our entire nonprofit community and the important work happening at Crisis Assistance Ministry.

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Grateful, Grateful, Grateful

Even when faced with hard times Shanta has chosen to be grateful. Support from people like you made all the difference when the pandemic hit and her family was facing homelessness. Double your impact on more families with a gift today.

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Kim’s Persistence Pays Off With Your Help

Your support ensures local families like Kim’s can meet their basic needs – rent, utilities, clothing, household goods, beds, furniture, and appliances – while being empowered to achieve housing stability and economic mobility. Double your impact on hardworking families in Charlotte-Mecklenburg now through May 31.

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New Partner Agency Shopping Connects Community with Essentials

An innovative new Partner Agency Shopping Service invites representatives of local nonprofits to shop by appointment on behalf of the individuals and families they serve. Available items include clothing, shoes, coats, school uniforms, kitchenware, dishes, and linens. So far, 50,000+ items have been provided to partner organizations.

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Crisis Intervention Program Helps Families With Past Due Utility Bills

To help prevent utility disconnection, $3.5 million in federal Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) funding is available now for Mecklenburg County households with overdue utility bills.

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Partnership Provides for Community Needs

On a cold February afternoon, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) staff from 29 schools are streaming into the McCrorey YMCA armed with lists of student names and sizes—looking for just the right coats and shoes for students attending schools where they serve.

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Stacey Says Thanks for Your Compassion

Due to job loss and lack of income caused by the pandemic, this holiday season is a lot harder for many people in our community. Stacey has seen this firsthand with the families she has been assisting in the Free Store and wants to say thank you for your compassion and generosity.

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Honoring Volunteers In 2020 Style

In fiscal year 2020, volunteers collectively contributed over $1 million worth of time and expertise to meeting the basic needs of families in our community. During a video conference celebration, volunteers were honored for their continued commitment to preventing homelessness and preserving dignity even in 2020’s ever-changing and challenging environment.

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Thank You From the Bottom of My Heart

Patricia has seen hard times, she says, but she’s also seen blessings. This year, she counts Crisis Assistance Ministry as one of those blessings.

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Electrolux Stocks Charlotte Kitchens

Electrolux and Crisis Assistance Ministry teamed up to stock kitchens with hope throughout the Charlotte region for the holiday season.

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Shannon’s Hope

Ready for 2021? Shannon is thanks to your support. We need your help to ensure that 2021 starts right by providing hope and home.

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You Gave Kim Peace of Mind and Home

After a medical emergency, Kim and her family found themselves on the brink of homelessness. Your support helped keep them housed and now she is thriving!

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