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Thank You for Your Support

Your donations make a difference every day in preventing homelessness and preserving dignity for struggling families in Mecklenburg County.

Make a Financial Donation

Make a secure online donation to help prevent homelessness and preserve dignity.

Amazon Wish Lists

Help out from wherever you are by visiting our Amazon wish list for most needed items.

Clothing & Household Goods

Donate clothing and household goods so families can shop for essentials free of charge.

Car or Motor Vehicle

Through our partnership with CARS, donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, or boat.

Furniture & Appliances

Donate new and gently used furniture and appliances to help furnish a home.

Donor-Advised Funds

Grant funds using this philanthropic giving vehicle which provides a tax benefit to you.

Donation Drives

Coordinate a donation drive in your workplace, neighborhood, or place of worship.

CPI Security Teams Up To Provide for Basic Needs

A big thanks to CPI Security employees for putting together an amazing volunteer event to pack hundreds of hygiene kits with full-size toiletry items for neighbors who shop at Crisis Assistance Ministry’s Free Store.

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Presenting “A Donation Journey”

You are a vital part of the donation journey and without your support hardworking families in Charlotte Mecklenburg would be without a home, power, or water. Please make a gift today and join the Challenge!

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Meet the Inspiring Jan and Sue

For the past four years, Jan and Sue have been making time each week to volunteer together at Crisis Assistance Ministry. They have seen how your donations provide invaluable wrap-around services for our neighbors in need and are asking you to join them by making a gift today to double your impact.

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Robert Patterson’s Legacy Of Caring Lives On

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.

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Paul Horner Continues to #KeepCharlotteWarm

Paul Horner decided to once again bring warmth to Charlotte. Together with his wife and brother, Charlotte Youth Soccer Club, and Smallcakes Utopia, the group was able to collect over 900 winter items.

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Electrolux Stocks Charlotte Kitchens

Electrolux and Crisis Assistance Ministry teamed up to stock kitchens with hope throughout the Charlotte region for the holiday season.

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Customer Stories

Ashley Does Not Give Up Easily

When Ashley and her five children arrived in Charlotte two years ago, she was determined to do everything possible to keep her family safe. When faced with the threat of homelessness, the community’s generosity and Ashley’s resilience kept her and her children stably housed. Help others in Ashley’s situation by making a gift today.

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Lowe’s Donation Provides Essential Appliances to Neighbors in Need

Two Charlotteans are breathing a sigh of relief after receiving essential appliances, thanks to a generous donation from Lowe’s. These individuals recently picked up brand new washers and dryers at Crisis Assistance Ministry’s Furniture & Appliance Store — a life-changing and inspirational gift during a challenging time in their lives.

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Without You, Victoria Might Be Lost

Victoria knows how to stretch a dollar. But since the pandemic hit, even her usual budgeting and savings strategies have been extended to the limit. Thanks to donations from people like you, she has stable housing, cleaning supplies, and other household essentials—all with her dignity intact.

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Grateful, Grateful, Grateful

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.

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Kim’s Persistence Pays Off With Your Help

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.

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