We are so excited to have our friends from AvidXchange on board as an Official Partner of this year's #GivingTuesdayCLT! Learn more about the ways that AvidXchange does GOOD for CLT year round through their foundation and how they support the lives of youth in CLT in this quick Q&A with Michael Praeger, CEO and Co-founder of AvidXchange:
Why did AvidXchange decide to sponsor #GivingTuesdayCLT this year?
Sponsoring #GivingTuesdayCLT and working with SHARE Charlotte is a great way support all the nonprofits in our community. What’s more is that GivingTuesday is a global movement so all of our locations can participate as a company-wide initiative.
The Amy and Brian France Foundation and Silver Falcon Capital, led by Brian France, are excited to begin more formally investing in Charlotte's local nonprofit community. #GivingTuesdayCLT is their first official Charlotte nonprofit investment and SHARE Charlotte is thrilled to intentionally plug them into a movement that benefits hundreds of local nonprofits as their first engagement. Check out this quick Q & A with Brian France:
1. Your foundation is new to Charlotte, what do you want our community to know about how you will be investing in Charlotte nonprofits and why?
We are so grateful to have Spiracle Media on board as an Official Partner of #GivingTuesdayCLT for a second year in a row! This video content agency was built in 2011 with one purpsoe: to tell stories. And through their artful storytelling, they have been given back greatly to Charlotte's nonprofit community by giving a voice to many causes and organizations for the past eight years. Read more about Spiracle Media and how they use their craft for GOOD in this quick Q & A with Co-Founder and CEO, Tim Baier.
1. Why did Spiracle decide to sponsor #GivingTuesdayCLT again this year?
The main motivation for starting Spiracle Media was because we didn’t want to leave Charlotte and now that we are in the position to make an impact we want to partner with organizations making meaningful change. Where else could you connect in to help 400+ organizations in our community?
Hendrick Automotive Group is not new to local, social GOOD. In fact, did you know that this generous company has a dedicated corporate social responsibility program called Hendrick Cares? Read more about Hendrick Cares and Hendrick Automotive Group's commitment to stengthening and supporting our local nonprofit community below in this quick Q & A with Hendrick's Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Chrissy Eubanks.
Why did Hendrick Automotive Group decide to partner with SHARE Charlotte for #GivingTuesdayCLT again this year?
Our friends at Wells Fargo have been the presenting partner of #GivingTuesdayCLT for the past three years, and as we come up on year fourth on December 3rd, we are so excited to SHARE with CLT all of the other ways that Wells Fargo does GOOD for the local nonprofit community.
Check out the following Q & A with responses provided by Wells Fargo Charlotte Regional President, Kendall Alley.
Ever been invited to do something with over one million other people? Consider this your formal invitation! Support your favorite Mecklenburg County nonprofit or cause and give back locally on #GivingTuesdayCLT (Tuesday, Dec. 3rd) and join your greater Charlotte area neighbors as we give together as part of the largest global giving movement in history, GivingTuesday.
Consuella Harge isn't just beating the odds - she's beating all the odds.
The single mother of Corvair, 11 and Grace, 4 is a Senior pursuing a degree in mathematics with a concentration in actuarial science from UNC Charlotte. And she hasn't let a medical disability stop her from achieving her goals and showing her children that education is a top priority.
We are incredibly grateful to have AFP Charlotte (The Association of Fundraising Professionals) on board as a sponsor for this year's #GivingTuesdayCLT! The work that AFP does in Charlotte to foster development and growth of fundraising professionals and promote high ethical standards in the fundraising profession is incredibly important and plays a large role in strengthening our community. If you are not familiar with AFP Charlotte, allow us to introduce you! Check out this quick Q&A:
Why did AFP decide to move the date of National Philanthropy Day to Nov. 27th this year?
Right off N Trade St in downtown Matthews, a thrift boutique sits offering the passing cars the illusion of your average clothing store. In reality, ZABS Place is anything but average. If you actually parked the car and walked inside, you'll see a distinctive selection of donated goods at great values. With items for sale ranging from basic household products to designer clothing, ZABS Place is already proving to be more than meets the eye. Now, look closer. That's it.
In additional well-known brands, ZABS Place also sells items such as hand-crafted jewelry and unique knick-knacks created by extraordinary people. Who, you ask? The answer is right in front of you. Take your eyes off the items and see the people.
Ubuntu is not commonly included in orientation at most schools, nor is it part of every day conversation in most English-speaking circles, but at (Knowledge is Power Program (aka KIPP: Academy Charlotte), this is their mantra. Ubuntu is an African word meaning, “I am who I am because of who WE all are.” There’s no denying we are intertwined. SHARE Charlotte is honored to be a partner with KIPP: Academy Charlotte, a free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public school serving almost more than 800 students in Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 4th-8th grades. KIPP: Academy Charlotte serves communities traditionally underserved and marginalized in education.
We have so much great news to share from our nonprofit partners about their amazing work. But, we'd love to hear from you. Let us know if you have stories you'd like to tell and we'll make you a guest blogger!!