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  • Sign-up to Sponsor a Family for the Holidays

    15 Oct 2014

    For many of us, the holiday season is a reminder of our blessings. We reflect on our gratitude for what we have – a home, food, employment, family and friends. However, this time of year can be challenging for others, including the families of A Child’s Place. Without guaranteed access to basic needs like shelter, […]

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  • 2014 Winter Wear Drive

    01 Oct 2014

    The arrival of fall means that winter is right around the corner and the children of A Child’s Place will soon need coats to keep them warm. To prepare them for the changing weather, we are asking for donations of winter coats, cardigans, jackets, sweatshirts and hoodies ranging from children’s size 6 to adult extra […]

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  • Damien’s Inspiring Story Moves Us to Join Him In Paying It Forward

    15 Sep 2014

    What does your child’s bedroom look like? Is it clean, quiet, private and comfortable? Most of all, can you count on it to be there when you need to rest or be alone? Young Damien dreamed of having his own bedroom in a stable, dependable place, but the various places he slept when his family […]

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  • Help WCNC Collect “Stuff for Students”

    14 Aug 2014

    By WCNC                                                                      Posted on Monday, August 4, 2014   NBC Charlotte – WCNC’s “Stuff for […]

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  • Help a Child Start the School Year Right

    11 Aug 2014

    By Gretchen, Uber Charlotte                                                                                Posted on Monday, August 11, 2014 It’s that time of year again. We […]

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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                                          or                              Posted on Friday, August 1, 2014 […]

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  • A Child’s Place names new leader

    12 Jun 2014

    By Mark Price 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 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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