With temperatures rising to life-threatening levels this week, Crisis Assistance Ministry continues to offer emergency financial assistance for Mecklenburg County residents at risk of utility disconnection or eviction. Families in need of help should visit http://crisisassistance.org/gethelp for detailed instructions on how to seek assistance and what to bring when submitting an application for assistance.
You could be that friend to offer hope and help during a trying time. With your help, people like Mary find that support through Economic Mobility specialists like Crisis Assistance Ministry staffer Randee. Caring community members like you have the unique opportunity to offer help during the initial financial crisis and to extend hope through vital life-changing resources like the Economic Mobility program. All with a gift before our Challenge comes to a close at midnight on April 30.
How does retiree, grandfather, and volunteer see the future? Hopeful. That’s one of the reasons you find him helping people in financial crisis every week. How does retiree, grandfather, and volunteer see the future? Hopeful. That’s one of the reasons you find him helping people in financial crisis every week.
Meet Lucy the loyal 16-year-old black lab. Pet lovers know the importance of a furry best friend. Lucy has provided Tammy with a lot of love and support over the years. Tammy and Lucy moved to Charlotte to support her sister with her first pregnancy. She got a job as an assistant manager but soon […]
Did you know that 37% of workers in North Carolina make less than $15 per hour?* Our minimum wage is still $7.25 per hour which adds up to about $15,600 annually. Even $15 an hour only translates to around $31,200 per year. That harsh reality becomes even starker considering that the average rent in Charlotte […]
Her reality changed in an instant when she got the call that she was furloughed. Betsy was at a loss for what to do next but she needed to be strong for her three children ages 10, 14, and 16, and her elderly mother.
Walk with a family facing financial crisis to learn how you help prevent homelessness and preserve dignity for hardworking neighbors right here in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.
The pandemic forced us to stop and perform an overhaul. It wasn’t easy, and there were some challenges along the way. Still, our new process has transformed the way customers receive emergency financial assistance.