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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
26 Aug 2013
Five Guys restaurants will donate a portion of Aug. 28 evening sales at six Charlotte locations to A Child’s Place.
23 Aug 2013
When 9-year-old Mahkaylah Hindman sees a need, she doesn’t sit back and ignore it.
12 Aug 2013
Instead of passing around the offering plate at this summer’s vacation Bible school, students at South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church donated 176 glue sticks, 122 tennis balls, 86 towels and more for three area nonprofits.
19 Jul 2013
Tawanda Robbins started Love in Action three years ago to remind Charlotte’s seniors and homeless that people cared about them. Thanks to support from people all across the region, she’s now able to take that mission a step further.