Since a degenerative bone condition left her unable to work, Gaylene has been making ends meet with disability and social security income. Gaylene’s power was scheduled for disconnection until your support provided an emergency payment directly to the power company to make sure she could return to a warm apartment.
Between the two of them, Michael and Ronnie have survived two heart attacks, a near fatal infection, P.T.S.D., and a stroke. After all that, the two friends who met at the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte are ready to settle into “everyday life,” as Ronnie puts it, after working together for over a year to meet goals and achieve housing.
Crisis Assistance Ministry recently celebrated the role of volunteers in preventing homelessness and preserving dignity for struggling families in Mecklenburg County. In the most recent fiscal year, caring community members served over 43,000 hours, a gift of time valued at more than $1 million.
$50M Housing Bond supports Housing Trust Fund. A family assisted by Crisis Assistance Ministry is featured in the Charlotte Observer’s October 18 article about the City of Charlotte’s Housing Trust Fund and the proposed $50M housing bond package on city voter’s ballots this election cycle.
The Queen City was well represented at the Prosperity Summit in Washington, D.C., last month. The three-day gathering was filled with informational sessions, networking events, keynote addresses, and advocacy visits to Capitol Hill.
Electrolux this week donated 900 room air conditioners, valued at nearly $220,000, for those in need through Crisis Assistance Ministry in Charlotte, home of the company’s North American headquarters.
You get home from work and are greeted with a padlock on your door. You panic. Where is your daughter who stays home alone after school? Where will you sleep tonight?
Crisis Assistance Ministry joined the 400+ nonprofits of Share Charlotte to celebrate volunteerism in the Queen City during #DoGoodCLT Week, April 15-21, 2018.