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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We All Depend Upon Each Other

Due to health and financial issues, Tangejula was already at risk when the coronavirus appeared. Thanks to help from people like you she has something to be grateful for right now.

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We Are All In This Together

Emily and Jacob understand that we need to work together to lift our community up in these uncertain times and they invite you to do the same. Join the challenge and your gift will be matched up to $250,000 through April 30.

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Crisis Assistance Ministry Closes Facilities Due to COVID-19

Effective at close of business March 17, 2020, all Crisis Assistance Ministry facilities are closed until further notice due to the impact of COVID-19.

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Crisis Assistance Ministry Responds to COVID-19

Like many nonprofits, Crisis Assistance Ministry is adapting to help contain the spread of COVID‐19 and minimize the risk to employees, customers, and volunteers.

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Join the 2020 Challenge

You are invited to join the 2020 Challenge to make twice the difference in the lives of our neighbors in need. All gifts will be matched up to $250,000 through April 30.

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Funds Available To Help Families Behind on Utility Bills

Right now, many families are struggling to make choices between rent, groceries, and utility bills. Crisis Assistance Ministry can help. Special funding is currently available to prevent a disconnection of electricity or gas utilities for low income Mecklenburg County families.

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Wells Fargo Foundation Invests $250,000 in Financial Security CLT

Wells Fargo Foundation has announced a grant of $250,000 designated to support the collaborative work of Financial Security CLT. Coalition members work collaboratively through advocacy to help families get on, and stay on, a path to greater financial security.

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Worried Grandma Finds Perfect Fit

A grandmother’s love is a fierce combination of worry and tenacity. Thanks to you and Steve’s Coats for Kids, Betty has two less worries after a devastating stroke put her family into financial crisis.

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A Welcoming Space Thanks to Elevation Church

Elevation Church, a long-term partner, volunteers to bring breakfast or lunch to waiting families a few times a month. During those visits, they saw our Charlotte neighbors huddled next to outlets on the floor, waiting for their phones to charge. They saw children anxiously tugging on their parents’ arms asking to leave, restlessly tossing about in their seats, running around searching for any distraction. They saw this and decided to do something about it.

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Poverty Simulation Prepares Nursing Students for Community Practice

For aspiring nurses, an understanding of what life is like for people in underserved communities is a critical part of their education. At UNC Charlotte, students have a chance to experience what their patients may face on a day-to-day basis through Crisis Assistance Ministry’s Poverty Simulation.

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“Good” Made Possible By You

Inside this issue of The Advocate newsletter, read about individuals and families who found hope because of your support, a key partnership helping neighbors understand their rights in the face of rising eviction rates, and more.

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Make It Count in 2020

It’s a new year and a new decade. That means it’s time for the decennial census which, as mandated by the U.S. Constitution, has occurred every ten years since 1790. The census is an important part of our democracy, helping to determine the allocation of community resources.

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