Help The Community Move Forward Together with A Gift

2020 has been a year of great upheaval and uncertainty. Lives across Mecklenburg County have been changed by COVID-19 and civil unrest, with low-income, minority communities experiencing disproportionate negative health and economic impacts. 

Hardworking Charlotteans are facing unprecedented financial crisis and the 2020 Non-Event will help neighbors prevent homelessness, rebuild their lives, and get on a path to greater financial security. 

Long before we were under stay at home orders, dedicated donors and supporters like you have chosen to stay home each year during the Non-Event and help others in need.

By making a gift by August 31, you can help families avoid eviction and stay in their homes with power and water.  

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Non-Event Gala Playlist

By Rachel Blake | August 6, 2020

Keep your #NonEventGala going with this playlist full of hits to get you on your feet. While enjoying the at home party take a moment to make a gift to help families on the edge avoid eviction.

Midori is Grateful to Give Back

By Tovi Martin | August 5, 2020

As Midori joined fellow Elevation Outreach volunteers at Crisis Assistance Ministry last week, she quickly earned the title of “Chief Encourager.” As she began to greet people in cars arriving for curbside assistance, she saw herself in every harried face.

Moving Forward is All About Empathy

By Rachel Blake | July 29, 2020

We could all use more empathy during these challenging times. Scott was able to move forward several years ago when he received empathy and emergency financial assistance after falling behind on his rent. Now stably housed, he helps his students and others in the community find their voice.

Tanisha Invites You to Move Forward Together

By Rachel Blake | July 14, 2020

Tanisha came to America as a hopeful child. After a difficult struggle, she now feels able to fully realize those childhood dreams thanks to generous individuals like you.