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Crisis Assistance Ministry

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Year Founded:
1975
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Carol Hardison, CEO
Main Address:
500A Spratt Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
Furniture Bank
333 Dalton Ave
Charlotte, NC 28206

What We Do

Crisis Assistance Ministry is Mecklenburg County’s Lead Agency offering emergency assistance to low-income families. Crisis Assistance Ministry helps families facing financial crisis by: providing for basic needs with rent and utility assistance, clothing, household goods, furniture, beds, and appliances; fostering financial stability through partnerships, counseling, and support to give families the tools they need to reach for economic mobility; and educating the community about the realities of poverty in Mecklenburg County.

IMPACT OF COVID-19 - SPECIFIC NEEDS:

How We Are Impacted:
As the economic impact of COVID-19 continues to widen, more families will need help to afford rent, utilities, and other basic needs.

How You Can Help:
In order to meet those needs, additional financial resources will be needed.

Interesting Info

Approximately 15% of Mecklenburg County residents live in poverty. Crisis Assistance Ministry works to prevent homelessness for families in financial crisis.
Preventing homelessness costs only a few hundred dollars per family. Homelessness can cost our community $37,000 per person, per year.
More than 22,000 families were served at Crisis Assistance Ministry last year.

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