For the hardworking families served at Crisis Assistance Ministry, and millions of others like them across the country, the American Rescue Plan of 2021 has the potential to be life changing.
What We’re Reading in 2021: Our Top Ten Picks for the New Year
Following a year that exposed so much racial inequity ingrained in the bedrock of our society, we are focused on understanding and finding ways to dismantle structural racism.
Paul Horner Continues to #KeepCharlotteWarm
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.
Ethiopia is Optimistic Thanks to You
Ethiopia had a good job at the airport; in fact, she had just been hired permanently after months of working through a temp agency. Eighteen days later, she was laid off due to COVID-19.
Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating Cultures and Contributions
It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! This annual celebration of the cultures and contributions of Americans who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America, runs from September 15 through October 15.
National Senior Citizens Day: The Future is Silver
It’s National Senior Citizens Day, a fitting time to reflect on the outlook for aging in America. About 5% of the people served at Crisis Assistance Ministry are age 65 and over. Each has a unique story of a life filled with triumphs and challenges.
Oh, SNAP: Proposed Changes to Food Stamps
Imagine receiving a well-deserved raise at work, only to discover that it drives your struggling family further into financial distress.