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  • Belk Donates More Than 3,500 Uniforms to Local At-Risk Children Through United Way

    04 Aug 2014

    By Belk, Inc. and United Way of Central Carolinas                                                   Jessica_Graham@belk.com or wnorton@uwcentralcarolinas.org                              Posted on Friday, August 1, 2014 […]

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  • A Child’s Place names new leader

    12 Jun 2014

    By Mark Price msprice@charlotteobserver.com Posted: Friday, Jun. 06, 2014

    A Girl Scouts executive from Kentucky has been named the executive director of A Child’s Place, a Charlotte nonprofit that works to lessen the effects of homelessness on children struggling in school.

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  • A Child’s Place exec resigning from agency

    17 Mar 2014

    By Mark Price msprice@charlotteobserver.com Posted: Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 After more than seven years at the helm of A Child’s Place, Executive Director Annabelle Suddreth announced Friday that she will step down in May. Suddreth said she will return to working as a consultant, to allow for more flexibility in her family life. A Child’s […]

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  • A new basic need: Closing digital divide

    17 Mar 2014

    By Taylor Batten Editorial Page Editor Posted: Saturday, Mar. 08, 2014   Concerned about the city’s poorest children, Charlotte leaders gathered last week to talk about how to provide them … broadband? You’d think advocates would see more pressing needs: shelter, food, clothing. While those are obvious essentials, WiFi, it turns out, is much more […]

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  • Fixing the Wi-Fi desert in Charlotte for students

    16 Jan 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Most of us take for granted that we have computers and internet access at home. But that’s not the case for a lot of local students. It is the last few minutes before the last bell and the students at Ashley Park PreK – 8 are going old school. The 4th and […]

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  • ‘Christmas Central’ brings many together for kids in need

    12 Dec 2013

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In a dusty warehouse in Uptown Charlotte paper and bows are everywhere; volunteers are wrapping Christmas presents and each one will go to a homeless child in the Charlotte area.

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  • What is #GivingTuesday?

    27 Nov 2013

    #GivingTuesday is a grassroots campaign that emerged last year to promote a national day of giving at the start of the holiday season on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.  #GivingTuesday comes after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. The idea is to encourage charitable giving – especially online gifts of $5, $10, $25 or […]

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  • A Child’s Place seeks coats in all sizes for client homeless children

    22 Oct 2013

    A Child’s Place is seeking donations of winter coats for client homeless children attending CMS elementary and middle schools. Last year the agency assisted more than 2,600 homeless children in the greater Charlotte area.

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  • US Airways Supports Education in its Four Hubs with $270,000 in Grants

    27 Sep 2013

    “My name is Sal R., and I may be the first male in my family to go to college, but I won’t be the last,” thanks to a grant from the US Airways (NYSE: LCC) Education Foundation to Elevate Phoenix.

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  • Charlotte food news

    28 Aug 2013

    Six Charlotte-area locations of Five Guys Burgers and Fries will participate in a benefit for A Child’s Place from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday.

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