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  • More NC children are living in poverty than in 2008

    21 Jul 2015

    The number of children in North Carolina living in poverty has increased by 25 percent since 2008, according to a report to be released Tuesday, even as the nation recovered from the recession.

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  • A Child’s Place tackles homeless student absenteeism

    21 Jun 2015

    United Way’s recently publicized goal to lower absenteeism rates among homeless students has gained momentum with news that A Child’s Place is responding with a middle-school initiative to tackle the issue.

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  • A Swine Evening 2015 Photos

    05 Jun 2015

    A huge thank you to our sponsors, donors, celebrities, guests and volunteers for making A Swine Evening 2015 a “pig” success! Our fundraising total will be shared soon. Click here to view event photos.      

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  • 4th Annual Swing Fore Golf Tournament Will Raise Funds for Homeless Children

    17 Apr 2015

    Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Swing Fore A Child’s Place golf tournament June 1 at River Run Country Club in Davidson. The event will raise funds for A Child’s Place work at Walter G. Byers Academy, a pre-K through 8th grade school in Charlotte with a high number of homeless children. Tournament […]

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  • A Swine Evening: Oh the Places Piggies Will Go!

    02 Apr 2015

    A Child’s Place hosts a signature fundraising gala called A Swine Evening that auctions celebrity autographed piggy bank paired with trips, activities, goods and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. We are excited to announce that we already have a pig pen full of piggies autographed by celebrities. Check out our complete list of pignatures and packages!    

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  • Area man walking across state to help homeless children

    17 Mar 2015

    When Jeff Moose came across an article highlighting the number of homeless children in the United States, he knew he wanted to do something. What that was, exactly, Moose didn’t know. As an unemployed man, he had no money to give. But “what I do have is time,” he said. Moose said taking action on […]

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  • Food Boxes Needed for Spring Break by March 30

    17 Mar 2015

    100 families need assistance in the form of food boxes this break

    Warmer weather brings with it spring break and intercession at our partner CMS schools. While it is nice for students to be on break, the extended time out of school often causes an extra strain on families experiencing homelessness. The two meals and a snack our students receive daily at school are an important supplement to the monthly food bill.

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  • Host A Fundraiser Toolkit

    24 Feb 2015

    Though A Swine Evening is the only fundraising event hosted by A Child’s Place, we are always excited to help promote events organized by outside individuals and groups on our behalf. Dozens of events occur throughout the year including sports tournaments, bake sales, fashion shows, raffles and auctions.

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  • CIAA Tournament Party With a Purpose Returns to Benefit A Child’s Place

    23 Feb 2015

    For the second year, A Child’s Place will be the beneficiary of Charlotte’s premier Party with a Purpose on February 27 during the CIAA tournament.  The event will be held at BLT Steak in uptown’s Ritz-Carlton.  The soiree is being organized by former A Child’s Place Board member Natalie Brown and her husband Rudy along with […]

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  • A Burger Fit for a Hornet: New Cowfish burger getting lots of “buzz”

    14 Jan 2015

    With the help of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, the NBA Charlotte Hornets’ small forward, The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar in SouthPark has developed a new offering. Kidd-Gilchrist, who recently celebrated his 21st birthday and is a regular at the restaurant, worked with The Cowfish Executive Chef David Lucarelli and Master Sushi Chef Rifali Almunir to develop Motor Keeps Going (MKG), […]

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