2019 Holiday Schedule

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

  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, January 21, 2019 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Friday, April 19, 2019 - Good Friday
  • Saturday, April 20, 2019 - Easter Weekend
  • Saturday, May 25, 2019 - Memorial Day Weekend
  • Monday, May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day
  • Thursday, July 4, 2019 - Independence Day
  • Saturday, August 31, 2019 - Labor Day Weekend
  • Monday, September 2, 2019 - Labor Day
  • Monday, November 11, 2019 - Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 29, 2019 - Thanksgiving Weekend
  • Saturday, November 30, 2019 - Thanksgiving Weekend
  • Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - Christmas Eve
  • Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - Christmas
  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - New Year's Day

Preventing homelessness. Preserving dignity.

It’s Not Too Late to Make a Difference

Donna and Aynsley needed a hand up during a tough time and you were there for them. Their story unfortunately isn’t unique, but shows the need for some generosity this holiday season.

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Join the Giving Tuesday Movement

Stacey knows what it is like to grow up in poverty and that is why she feels so passionate about her work at Crisis Assistance Ministry. This Giving Tuesday you can make a difference and support Stacey’s work by making a gift.

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Thank You for Being a Friend!

Your support touches so many people and we just want to take this opportunity to say thank you. Without you, more families in Charlotte would have a dark and cold holiday season.

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Home is a Safe Place Again for Olivia

Olivia has a full time job but it just wasn’t enough to keep her young family stably housed. When she needed help, you came through and lifted her up and set her on the right path.

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Holiday Cards and Card Inserts

Holiday cards and card inserts are available now! Make a gift and send cards or card inserts to honor someone in your life today.

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Providing Help, Hope, and Home this Holiday Season

What does home mean to you? As we move into the season of giving, instead of providing a gift in a bag or box, you can give the gift of help and hope to our neighbors.

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2019 Community Impact Report Released

Inside this year’s annual report, you’ll meet neighbors who have found hope in the midst of a crisis thanks to your support, take a look at the remarkable statistics their stories represent, and examine the financial snapshot for the year ending June 30, 2019.

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Can A Donated Coat Prevent Homelessness?

As temperatures begin to drop, the approaching winter adds renewed urgency for families who are struggling to make ends meet in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. You can help by donating new and gently used coats and winter gear.

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You Restored Hope for So Many

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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Vanguard Crew Gives Back

Vanguard’s commitment to community brings teams of volunteers to Crisis Assistance Ministry consistently to help out with a variety of tasks. The group’s coordinator, Cynthia Jordan, has a personal connection to the agency’s mission.

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National Voter Registration Day

Last year, millions of Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline. National Voter Registration Day is a day of action before state deadlines begin in October.

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What Does it Mean to Be a 4-Star Charity?

The Charity Navigator database was created in 2001 with the goal of creating a world where philanthropy is inclusive, vibrant, and effect. Today, they are the gold standard in accessing the financial health, accountability, and transparency of charities.

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