Monthly Archives: July 2013

Support of public helps Charlotte non-profit improve lives of homeless children

15 Jul 2013 by advocate in category News Stories

CHARLOTTE — Thanks to public support, a Charlotte agency is making significant strides in helping homeless children in Mecklenburg County. Numbers just released by ‘A Child’s Place’ show their programs reached more than half of the 4,700 homeless students enrolled in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools last year. “They love the program here and they want to be […]

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A Child’s Place serves 2,656 homeless children in 2012-13

11 Jul 2013 by advocate in category Press Releases

July 11, 2013, Charlotte, NC – The 2012-2013 school year saw a 16 percent increase in the number of Mecklenburg County homeless children who received social work assistance from A Child’s Place of Charlotte, Inc.  While the agency provided social work support to 2,228 homeless children in 2011-2012, that number grew to 2,656 for the […]

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Ice cream trucks rally for homeless kids

08 Jul 2013 by advocate in category News Stories

The same Charlotte charity that pulled off a successful cookie dough drive for the Ronald McDonald House has come up with yet another sticky fundraiser. This time, it’s an Ice Cream Truck Rally on behalf of the children’s charity A Child’s Place.

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School supplies needed for client children

05 Jul 2013 by advocate in category Home Page Articles

We want our client homeless children to have a memorable first day of school, and we need your help to make that happen. A Child’s Place needs donations – and lots of them – of school supplies and public school uniforms, preferably by Friday, August 9. Click the read more below to view our detailed chart of needed items. For many of our client children, homelessness is their best kept secret. Please help us help them keep that secret by donating any of the school supplies noted on our chart.

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