To solve the complex issues we face in our community, we start with the basics by making sure our neighbors have what they need to survive.
The problem with crises is they come when you least expect them, so we work with individuals and families through our network of partners to provide temporary shelter, food access and financial assistance, establishing a path to help position them for a brighter tomorrow.
The inability to access basic services can threaten the livelihood of our neighbors. By supporting people’s basic needs, we are creating the conditions necessary for survival, success and independence.
Men’s Shelter of Charlotte provides emergency shelter and basic needs, helping people get back on their feet and build a brighter future.
For residents like Ms. Moore, eating well and accessing healthy, affordable groceries on a consistent basis are challenging when living in a lower-income, food insecure community.
For the first 25 years of her life, Neekie was constantly on the move, sometimes in shelters, other times sleeping on a relative’s couch. Time after time, her family lost their home.
“My family became homeless because I lost my job,” said Katrina Guiles, who worked at a distribution center until she got sick during pregnancy….
We partner with local agencies focused on meeting the most basic needs of families to foster lasting change where it matters most: where we live.View our Partners
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