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.
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.
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.
As Robert Patterson neared his 78th birthday while battling a terminal illness, his friends and family rallied to celebrate his legacy. Together, they surprised him with a gift that will keep on giving: The Robert Patterson Eviction Prevention Fund.
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.
For the hardworking families served at Crisis Assistance Ministry, and millions of others like them across the country, the American Rescue Plan of 2021 has the potential to be life changing.
Local taxpayers can get their tax returns prepared for free with Community Link as part of the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Any household earning less than $57,000 qualifies for the service.
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.