On a cold February afternoon, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) staff from 29 schools are streaming into the McCrorey YMCA armed with lists of student names and sizes—looking for just the right coats and shoes for students attending schools where they serve.
Patricia has seen hard times, she says, but she’s also seen blessings. This year, she counts Crisis Assistance Ministry as one of those blessings.
Ready for 2021? Shannon is thanks to your support. We need your help to ensure that 2021 starts right by providing hope and home.
After a medical emergency, Kim and her family found themselves on the brink of homelessness. Your support helped keep them housed and now she is thriving!
A year ago, we shared Amy’s story of homelessness and housing instability after she fled domestic violence. Thanks to your support, she was better prepared when COVID-19 hit for the hardships that came along with the pandemic. This #GivingTuesday, help us ensure that 50 families like Amy’s remain stably housed.
Julia is a customer and advocate for people in crisis in our community. Along with her husband and support dog, Princess, she is rebuilding her life thanks to amazing people like you.
Shavonna’s world was upended when her family went from two full-time incomes to almost nothing overnight. She had been making partial rent payments but the debt kept growing and she was terrified of becoming homeless. Then you stepped in to make sure she and her family were home for the holidays.
“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.”