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.
Christine Eckert became an agency volunteer through the faith community at Elevation Church over 6 years ago. She has participated in every volunteer project offered, from inspecting donated goods to moving chronically homeless individuals into housing.
It was a powerful afternoon as Duke Energy’s company-wide HR team participated in three simultaneous Poverty Simulations designed to give participants a small taste of life on the bottom rung of the economic ladder.