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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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  • Eating at Five Guys will benefit A Child’s Place

    26 Aug 2013

    Five Guys restaurants will donate a portion of Aug. 28 evening sales at six Charlotte locations to A Child’s Place.

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  • Making her actions speak loudly

    23 Aug 2013

    When 9-year-old Mahkaylah Hindman sees a need, she doesn’t sit back and ignore it.

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  • Mission Possible team practices VBS on the road

    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.

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  • Bringing love to An Evening of Believing

    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.

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