The need in our community is real ... poverty, homelessness, hunger, lack of opportunity, lack of resources, illness, disabilities and addiction. The good news is our local nonprofits work every day to help. Learn more about our community's struggles and how you can do your part to make Charlotte stronger. Know Charlotte.
Most everyone remembers the first time they met Ramona Quimby and her family in the pages of Beverly Cleary’s much beloved Ramona series. You probably met the Quimby family when you were in second or third grade. Or maybe it was Laura Ingalls Wilder or Roald Dahl that captured your interest.