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.

Tim Ryan Named Nonprofit CFO of The Year

Huge congratulations to Crisis Assistance Ministry’s Chief Financial Officer Tim Ryan who was just named CFO of the Year for nonprofit organizations by the Charlotte Business Journal. Tim’s work to meet the urgent needs of the community despite the challenges of COVID-19 restrictions stood out according to the Journal’s special report.

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2020 Charlotte CROP Hunger Walk Goes Virtual

For 42 years, the Charlotte CROP Hunger Walk has invited the community to walk together against hunger—locally and globally. This year’s (virtual) walk is scheduled for Sunday, October 11th, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. in a neighborhood or park near you.

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Julia’s Journey Continues

When we first met Julia, she was struggling to stay housed and grieving the death of her teenage son. Though she was in the lowest place she had ever been, she never lost hope that there would be brighter days ahead.

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Crisis Assistance Ministry Update from CEO Carol Hardison

Carol has a quick video update on what has been going on at Crisis Assistance Ministry and how we are currently helping those in need in our community.

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Non-Event Gala Playlist

Keep your #NonEventGala going with this playlist full of hits to get you on your feet. While enjoying the at home party take a moment to make a gift to help families on the edge avoid eviction.

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Moving Forward is All About Empathy

We could all use more empathy during these challenging times. Scott was able to move forward several years ago when he received empathy and emergency financial assistance after falling behind on his rent. Now stably housed, he helps his students and others in the community find their voice.

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Tanisha Invites You to Move Forward Together

Tanisha came to America as a hopeful child. After a difficult struggle, she now feels able to fully realize those childhood dreams thanks to generous individuals like you.

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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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