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.
“In a crisis, we look to the community to show up when we need them the most,” JB says. “And Crisis Assistance Ministry does just that. It is so critical because it allows individuals who are struggling to do so with dignity by providing financial support so they can get through it and heal.”
“I know what we are doing here is helping. It makes my soul happy,” says Debbie, who has found the perfect fit as a volunteer preparing donated items for Free Store shoppers.
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.
September is National Voter Registration Month! Election Day may still be weeks away, but now is the time to act to ensure your voice is heard this November.
For most Americans, Labor Day evokes parades, backyard barbecues, and the unofficial end of summer. But the laid-back holiday we observe today is a far cry from the original “workingman’s holiday” that grew out of a particularly tumultuous era in our history.
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.
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.