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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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  • Family Focus: Award-winning singer gives back to Charlotte

    04 Mar 2013

    CHARLOTTE, NC — We are right in the middle of CIAA Charlotte, but it’s not all about the basketball game. A Grammy winner and Charlotte native turned it into a personal week of community service using his success to motivate young people at Ashley Park School.   From WSOC-TV, March 4, 2013

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  • R&B Superstar Anthony Hamilton Gives Back

    28 Feb 2013

    CHARLOTTE, NC: During this week of the CIAA Tournament, Charlotte native and Grammy winning singer Anthony Hamilton is giving back to his hometown. It’s a week-long event called “The Big Payback”. He’s visited Second Harvest Food Bank, A Child’s Place, and Ashley Park Elementary. Risng’s Terrance Bates chats with Anthony Hamilton and Annabelle Suddreth of A […]

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  • Grammy winner Anthony Hamilton giving back to Charlotte

    25 Feb 2013

    As a kid, Anthony Hamilton pinballed through the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools system: Berryhill, Sharon and Derita elementaries; J.T. Williams, Ranson, Wilson and Carmel middles; South Mecklenburg and Harding for high school. As a Grammy Award-winning soul singer, he does a different type of bouncing around: Over a weeklong period this month, he attended the Grammys in […]

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  • Anthony Hamilton Kicks off Week of Giving Back on Tuesday

    25 Feb 2013

    CHARLOTTE, NC — Award-winning singer, songwriter and philanthropist Anthony Hamilton kicks off a week of giving in his beloved city of Charlotte, with another year of Anthony Hamilton’s Big Payback Week benefiting numerous partners across the city. As the annual CIAA Tournament heats up in Charlotte, starting on Tuesday February 26th, the Grammy-winning Hamilton pairs up […]

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  • 8-year-old refuses birthday presents in lieu of donations

    09 Feb 2013

    MINT HILL, N.C. — One little girl in Mint Hill is making a difference for her eighth birthday.  Abby Aycock decided that this year she didn’t want any presents. Instead, she asked friends and family to bring children shoes to her birthday party to donate to the shelter A Child’s Place.  Her mother, Elizabeth Aycock, […]

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  • ABA Members Raise $40,000 for Charlotte, N.C. Homeless Charity

    16 Jan 2013

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — American Bus Association members presented A Child’s Place, a local nonprofit that helps homeless children in Charlotte, N.C., a check for $40,000 at the annual ABA Marketplace at the Charlotte Convention Center. ABA members held several events during Marketplace, Jan. 5 – 9, to raise money for A Child’s Place. Each year, […]

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