2020 Holiday Schedule

Crisis Assistance Ministry will be closed to all customers, donors, volunteers, and staff on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, January 20, 2020 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Friday, April 10, 2020 - Good Friday
  • Saturday, April 11, 2020 - Easter Weekend
  • Monday, May 25, 2020 - Memorial Day
  • Friday, July 3, 2020 - Independence Day
  • Saturday, July 4, 2020 - Independence Day
  • Monday, September 7, 2020 - Labor Day
  • Monday, November 11, 2020 - Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 27, 2020 - Thanksgiving Weekend
  • Saturday, November 28, 2020 - Thanksgiving Weekend
  • Thursday, December 24, 2020 - Christmas Eve
  • Friday, December 25, 2020 - Christmas
  • Saturday, December 26, 2020 - Christmas Weekend
  • Friday, January 1, 2021 - New Year's Day

Preventing homelessness. Preserving dignity.

Crisis Assistance Ministry Encourages Those in Need of Rent and Utility Assistance to Seek Help Now

Crisis Assistance Ministry is offering multiple safe, convenient ways for Mecklenburg County residents to receive financial assistance with rent and utility payments.

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Time Is Running Out to Double Your Impact

You can join the Challenge by making a life-changing gift for our neighbors in need. See why other people are joining the Challenge and make a gift by April 30 to double your impact with a matched gift.

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This Volunteer is Actually A Rock Star

Randy Franklin is truly a rock star volunteer. As he plans what he hopes will be his 11th annual benefit concert featuring local musicians, he shares why he continues to work on behalf of families served at Crisis Assistance Ministry.

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Your Help Makes It Possible

Carol has a special video message to thank all of our donors and supporters as well as those on the front lines helping us stay safe and healthy. Though our doors are closed temporarily we are working to help our neighbors in need from home and planning for the future of the agency.

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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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