Category Archives: Press Releases

A Child’s Place Opens Holiday Central Dec. 9-13 and 16-19

12 Dec 2013 by advocate in category Press Releases

Holiday Central involves hundreds of volunteers and staff members from A Child’s Place who come together to transform an empty building into a festive space filled with lots of cheer, new gifts and other items! Members of the Charlotte community sponsor client families from A Child’s Place for the holidays and drop the items off at Holiday Central.

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Local Nonprofits Join Forces for #GivingTuesCLT

22 Nov 2013 by advocate in category Press Releases

Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 21, 2013 — On Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 11 nonprofit organizations in Charlotte will be a part of a historic call to action to help put Giving Tuesday on the community calendar. The groups will celebrate a day dedicated to giving — when charities, families, businesses, community centers, students, retailers and more […]

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Housing Opportunity Foundation awards $15,000 to area nonprofits

14 Oct 2013 by advocate in category Press Releases

The Housing Opportunity Foundation awarded eight area nonprofit agencies a total of $15,000 through the annual Realtor®-directed Community Grants Program. The foundation serves as the charitable arm of the Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association, and is dedicated to making a difference in the community by creating housing opportunities, promoting homeownership, and positioning and educating Realtors® as leaders.

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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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A Child’s Place raises $255,000 at annual gala, A Swine Evening, to help homeless children

07 Jun 2013 by advocate in category Press Releases

CHARLOTTE, NC – A Child’s Place raised more than $255,000 to benefit homeless children in Mecklenburg County at its sixth annual fundraising gala, A Swine Evening, on June 1. Last year, the event brought in more than $195,000 for the client homeless children of A Child’s Place. Annabelle Suddreth, Executive Director of A Child’s Place, […]

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A Child’s Place to host sixth annual gala fundraiser, A Swine Evening, on June 1, 2013

28 May 2013 by advocate in category Press Releases

CHARLOTTE, NC – A Child’s Place is hoping to raise the bar this year at its annual fundraising event, A Swine Evening, to benefit homeless children in Mecklenburg County. A Swine Evening auctions celebrity-autographed piggy banks with unique packages, such as exquisite trips, memberships to fitness facilities, one-on-one time with professional athletes, a backyard barbecue […]

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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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