On an extremely hot day in August, nearly 100 Duke Energy employees swarmed Crisis Assistance Ministry with energy, enthusiasm, and genuine concern for their neighbors. Led by Harry Sideris, executive vice president at Duke Energy, colleagues from their Customer Experience, Solutions & Services group inspected and prepared donated items, stocked the store with new and gently used clothing and household goods, and spruced up donation barrels for use in the community.
Volunteers from Electrolux’s North American headquarters in Charlotte unloaded 750 Frigidaire air conditioners recently at Crisis Assistance Ministry’s warehouse. For thousands of families in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, there is no central air or a suitable window unit to fight the heat in their homes or apartments, and extreme heat can cause adverse health effects. It’s a situation that’s more likely to affect families who are served by the agency.
How does retiree, grandfather, and volunteer see the future? Hopeful. That’s one of the reasons you find him helping people in financial crisis every week. How does retiree, grandfather, and volunteer see the future? Hopeful. That’s one of the reasons you find him helping people in financial crisis every week.
A big thanks to CPI Security employees for putting together an amazing volunteer event to pack hundreds of hygiene kits with full-size toiletry items for neighbors who shop at Crisis Assistance Ministry’s Free Store.
You are a vital part of the donation journey and without your support hardworking families in Charlotte Mecklenburg would be without a home, power, or water. Please make a gift today and join the Challenge!
For the past four years, Jan and Sue have been making time each week to volunteer together at Crisis Assistance Ministry. They have seen how your donations provide invaluable wrap-around services for our neighbors in need and are asking you to join them by making a gift today to double your impact.
As Robert Patterson neared his 78th birthday while battling a terminal illness, his friends and family rallied to celebrate his legacy. Together, they surprised him with a gift that will keep on giving: The Robert Patterson Eviction Prevention Fund.
Paul Horner decided to once again bring warmth to Charlotte. Together with his wife and brother, Charlotte Youth Soccer Club, and Smallcakes Utopia, the group was able to collect over 900 winter items.