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  • A Child’s Place seeks donations of school supplies for homeless children

    18 Jul 2013

    A Child’s Place is seeking donations of new school supplies and public school uniforms before Aug. 9 for at least 2,600 client homeless children that will return to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools soon.

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  • Support of public helps Charlotte non-profit improve lives of homeless children

    15 Jul 2013

    CHARLOTTE — Thanks to public support, a Charlotte agency is making significant strides in helping homeless children in Mecklenburg County. Numbers just released by ‘A Child’s Place’ show their programs reached more than half of the 4,700 homeless students enrolled in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools last year. “They love the program here and they want to be […]

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  • Ice cream trucks rally for homeless kids

    08 Jul 2013

    The same Charlotte charity that pulled off a successful cookie dough drive for the Ronald McDonald House has come up with yet another sticky fundraiser. This time, it’s an Ice Cream Truck Rally on behalf of the children’s charity A Child’s Place.

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  • Fundraiser raises money to help homeless children

    01 Jun 2013

    CHARLOTTE, NC — A fundraiser in South Park raised money for homeless children in Mecklenburg County. Eyewitness News anchors Natalie Pasquarella and Blair Miller were the emcees for the A Child’s Place event Saturday at the Renaissance Hotel. Last year, the group helped more than 2,000 homeless children in Charlotte. This year, they hope to […]

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  • A Child’s Place wins $75,000 from the American Honda Foundation

    13 May 2013

    CHARLOTTE, NC – A Child’s Place has received a $75,000 grant from the American Honda Foundation, based in Torrance, California for My Place Summer Day Camp. A Child’s Place is a non-profit organization working to erase the impact of homelessness on children and their education. During the summer, A Child’s Place hosts My Place, a […]

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  • Swing Fore A Child’s Place is May 13 at River Run

    18 Apr 2013

    We hope you’ll consider pulling out your golf clubs and joining us on May 13 at River Run Country Club for the 2nd Annual Swing Fore A Child’s Place golf tournament to help provide summer camp for homeless children in Mecklenburg County. Download a brochure and registration form for the tournament here. It’s hard to […]

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  • Golf Tournament to raise funds for camp for homeless children

    29 Mar 2013

    DAVIDSON – Golfers will tee it up at the 2nd Annual Swing Fore A Child’s Place golf tournament May 13, helping make it possible for homeless children to attend summer camp.  The event, held at River Run Country Club in Davidson, includes a buffet lunch, golf, prizes, raffles and dinner, with all funds raised going directly […]

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  • 2nd Swing Fore Golf Tourney to Aid My Place Summer Day Camp

    25 Mar 2013

    Golfers will tee it up May 13 at River Run Country Club in Davidson at the 2nd Annual Swing Fore A Child’s Place golf tournament May 13, raising money to help homeless children to attend summer camp.  The event includes a buffet lunch, golf, prizes, raffles and dinner, with all funds raised going directly to […]

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  • A Child’s Place is Working to Equip Kids to Learn

    15 Mar 2013

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Early in 1989, seeing some children playing in a downtown Charlotte cemetery, a group of women who worked nearby asked them why they were not in school. The children said they were not allowed to go to school because they were living in a shelter with their mother. The women, in turn, […]

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  • Charlotte Legacy Award Winners Named

    08 Mar 2013

    Bob Bowler, who has spent thousands of hours building and directing an annual summer camp program for Charlotte-area residents with mental disabilities, is among this year’s winners of the Legacy Awards, presented by Leadership Charlotte. Other winners of the 2013 awards are Debra Plousha Moore, Emily Zimmern, Dr. Francis Robicsek, and A Child’s Place. Leadership […]

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