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Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds support projects and programs that meet families’ basic needs, help our neighbors pursue economic mobility, and engage the community in understanding the impact of poverty in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

Caring community members, including youth, families, civic groups, corporations, and houses of faith are the key to preventing homelessness and preserving dignity for thousands of neighbors each month.

To learn more or register to volunteer, visit our volunteer portal.

Thank You to Our Wonderful Volunteers!

Deloitte Celebrates Impact Day With Gift of Time

During Deloitte’s 20th Impact Day, nearly 25,000 professionals in 80 cities volunteered with 1,000 projects. At Crisis Assistance Ministry, teams served lunch to waiting customers and more.

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Edith Knows the Power of A Little Help

Edith and her husband came to Crisis Assistance Ministry over 20 years ago when they were facing homelessness. Recently, she returned to the agency to give back financially and volunteer in the Free Store.

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BB&T Lighthouse Project Fills Critical Needs

Now in its 10th year, the BB&T Lighthouse Project is a company-wide community service effort that engages thousands of associates to address critical community needs. In 2019, BB&T associates completed nearly 1,200 community service projects including more than 84,000 volunteer hours. Over the years, many BB&T teams have served at Crisis Assistance Ministry during their […]

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It’s All Because of You . . .

Over the last five years alone, volunteers have given almost 250,000 hours here in support of people with urgent financial needs. It’s a gift that exceeds $1 million in value annually. During National Volunteer Week, and throughout the year, we are grateful for the many caring individuals and groups who perform one-quarter of the work here at Crisis Assistance Ministry!

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Nancy Sipe and Chris Watson Embody Mission and Ethic of Service

“I believe we are all here to help each other.” – Nancy Sipe

The words of volunteer Nancy Sipe sum up the motivation behind the thousands of volunteers who give time and energy to help our community through Crisis Assistance Ministry.

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Chuck Barger Applies Retail Experience to Store Merchandising

Chuck Barger is a long time friend of Crisis Assistance Ministry and the families served here. When it came time to retire from his daily role at Common Market, he found a new way to use his retail skills, stocking Crisis Assistance Ministry’s Free Store with donated items for individuals and families who shop here free-of-charge.

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