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  • Celebrate the Holidays with A Child’s Place

    17 Oct 2017

      Celebrate the Holidays and Help A Child’s Place Students and Families   1. Holiday Central Volunteer We’re in need of additional Holiday Central volunteers! To ensure our students receive all of their gift items, we need your help! Our staff will need assistance with tasks such as accepting sponsor donations, sorting gift packages, organizing materials to […]

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  • A Swine Evening 2017 was a HUGE success!

    05 Jun 2017

    A Swine Evening, our annual fundraising gala held on May 20th, was a HUGE success and raised $327,000 to support A Child’s Place. If you attended the gala or participated through mobile bidding, thank you for your financial support.     Your support will positively impact the lives   of children and families experiencing homelessness     in our community. CLICK HERE for […]

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  • Bank of America gives $565,000 to help Charlotteans rise out of poverty

    06 Jul 2016

    Bank of America announced Monday that, for the second week in a row, it’s party to a $500,000 investment to help Charlotte tackle its ranking as the city least likely to see low-income people seldom rise out of poverty. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article86196567.html

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  • A Swine Evening returns on June 4, 2016

    03 May 2016

    A Child’s Place’s signature fundraising gala, A Swine Evening, will return on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at The River Place in Fort Mill, South Carolina- just 15 minutes from Uptown Charlotte. Guests will enjoy dinner, drinks and dancing while bidding on celebrity-autographed piggy banks paired with trips, activities, goods and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Details: Saturday, June 4, 2016 7:00 p.m. – […]

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  • Why I Volunteer for A Child’s Place, and You Should Too!

    27 Apr 2016

    As a recent transplant to Charlotte from Charlottesville, VA I hoped to find a way to become more actively involved in my new community. Wanting to volunteer, I discovered that the mission and efforts of A Child’s Place aligned with my interests in working with children and families. A Child’s Place supports families experiencing homelessness, […]

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  • Swing Fore A Child’s Place Golf Tournament May 1, 2017

    13 Apr 2016

    Thank you Jen & Curt Sidden for a successful 6th Annual Swing Fore A Child’s Place Golf Tournament on May 1st!     Over 100 golfers participated in the 6th Annual Swing Fore A Child’s Place Golf Tournament on May 1st at NorthStone Country Club in Huntersville, NC. The tournament raised over $172,000 to ensure A Child’s Place will have […]

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  • Sheltered Treasures at Red Rocks Cafe to Benefit A Child’s Place and Providence Home

    07 Mar 2016

    A change in the format of the fundraising efforts of Sheltered Treasures was made this year in order to reach more people and have a greater impact for the chosen charities. Instead of throwing a party, Sheltered Treasures will conduct a month-long campaign to raise much needed funds for A Child’s Place and Providence Home. […]

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  • Rite Aid presented $10,000 KidCents Donation to A Child’s Place

    24 Feb 2016

    The Rite Aid Foundation presented A Child’s Place, a KidCents charity, with a $10,000 donation for participating in The Rite Aid Foundation’s Big Hearts Give Challenge. The Foundation also provided 500 education kits for A Child’s Place students filled with books, school supplies, hygiene items and games. The purpose of these kits is to help support […]

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  • Only 40% of Charlotte Mecklenburg third graders read at grade level, here’s how to help

    03 Feb 2016

    Only 40% of Charlotte Mecklenburg third graders read at grade level, here’s how to help By: Gi Hallmark, Charlotte Agenda, gi@charlotteagenda.com According to a report from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, in 2014, only 40% of Charlotte Mecklenburg third graders were reading at grade level. Reading at grade level by the end of third grade […]

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  • Rise in homeless families predicted during annual count

    27 Jan 2016

    View Original Article Rise in homeless families predicted during annual count this week By Mark Price, The Charlotte Observer, msprice@charlottobserver.com Mecklenburg County’s annual count of homeless people kicks off late Wednesday, and organizers are predicting the number of homeless families will increase for the second year in a row. It’s a belief based in part on reports […]

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