Monthly Archives: March 2013

Golf Tournament to raise funds for camp for homeless children

29 Mar 2013 by advocate in category News Stories

DAVIDSON – Golfers will tee it up at the 2nd Annual Swing Fore A Child’s Place golf tournament May 13, helping make it possible for homeless children to attend summer camp.  The event, held at River Run Country Club in Davidson, includes a buffet lunch, golf, prizes, raffles and dinner, with all funds raised going directly […]

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A Child’s Place is Working to Equip Kids to Learn

15 Mar 2013 by advocate in category News Stories

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Early in 1989, seeing some children playing in a downtown Charlotte cemetery, a group of women who worked nearby asked them why they were not in school. The children said they were not allowed to go to school because they were living in a shelter with their mother. The women, in turn, […]

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A Child’s Place to Participate in “Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County”

12 Mar 2013 by advocate in category Press Releases

CHARLOTTE, NC – A Child’s Place (ACP) is one of many agencies participating in “Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County,” a film and panel discussion on child homelessness. ACP Executive Director Annabelle Suddreth is one of the panelists that will address how homelessness and a lack of affordable housing has impacted our community, particularly […]

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Charlotte Legacy Award Winners Named

08 Mar 2013 by advocate in category News Stories

Bob Bowler, who has spent thousands of hours building and directing an annual summer camp program for Charlotte-area residents with mental disabilities, is among this year’s winners of the Legacy Awards, presented by Leadership Charlotte. Other winners of the 2013 awards are Debra Plousha Moore, Emily Zimmern, Dr. Francis Robicsek, and A Child’s Place. Leadership […]

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