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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.

Shop 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.

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.

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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Giving Thanks for You and Our Community Today and Every Day

Saying thank you to people like you and Sarah will never seem like enough. Your support this holiday season and throughout the year is the greatest gift of all.

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Time Is Running Out to Double Your Impact

You can join the Challenge by making a life-changing gift for our neighbors in need. See why other people are joining the Challenge and make a gift by April 30 to double your impact with a matched gift.

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A Welcoming Space Thanks to Elevation Church

Elevation Church, a long-term partner, volunteers to bring breakfast or lunch to waiting families a few times a month. During those visits, they saw our Charlotte neighbors huddled next to outlets on the floor, waiting for their phones to charge. They saw children anxiously tugging on their parents’ arms asking to leave, restlessly tossing about in their seats, running around searching for any distraction. They saw this and decided to do something about it.

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Customer Stories

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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New Partner Agency Shopping Connects Community with Essentials

An innovative new Partner Agency Shopping Service invites representatives of local nonprofits to shop by appointment on behalf of the individuals and families they serve. Available items include clothing, shoes, coats, school uniforms, kitchenware, dishes, and linens. So far, 50,000+ items have been provided to partner organizations.

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Partnership Provides for Community Needs

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.

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Thank You From the Bottom of My Heart

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.

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Shannon’s Hope

Ready for 2021? Shannon is thanks to your support. We need your help to ensure that 2021 starts right by providing hope and home.

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You Can Make Twice the Difference with a Gift by May 31.

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