Latest Crisis Assistance Ministry News

New Report Shows What Poverty Looks Like in Charlotte

A new report compiled by Gene Nichol and the NC Poverty Research Fund details the dual realities of highly concentrated poverty in the shadow of Charlotte's gleaming skyscrapers. 

Project Dressed 2 Learn seeks school uniforms for struggling families

Donations of new or gently-used uniform items are urgently needed this summer to meet Fall 2016 needs for low-income students attending nearly 48 public schools requiring uniforms. 

Help is available to keep utilities on in changeable weather

With weather changing daily, struggling families should not wait for disconnection to seek utility assistance. Help is available to help Mecklenburg County residents at risk of losing heat, cooling, lights, or power.