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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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  • Swimmers donate dental supplies to needy children

    15 Jan 2013

    HUNTERSVILLE – The SwimMac North Fireball team collected dental supplies in December 2012 for A Child’s Place in Charlotte, an organization that works to erase the impact of homelessness on children and their education. The swimmers and their families collected enough toothbrushes, toothpastes, floss and lip balm to make 200 dental kits for A Child’s […]

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  • $40,000 Raised for Charlotte’s Homeless Children

    09 Jan 2013

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The American Bus Association wrapped up its convention in Charlotte Wednesday afternoon but left a major gift behind to help the community. “The ABA blew us away with this check,” said Annabelle Suddreth, Executive Director of A Child’s Place. The ABA handed over a check for $40,000 for A Child’s Place, the […]

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  • Annual ABA Marketplace Returns to Charlotte This Weekend

    02 Jan 2013

    For the second time in five years, the American Bus Association will be visiting Charlotte to hold its Marketplace convention and tradeshow, Jan. 5 -9. More than 3,000 delegates will be attending the ABA’s 35th Marketplace.At Marketplace, delegates will hold more than 100,000 face-to-face business meetings with people from all across North America to potentially […]

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