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Fashion & Compassion

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Beth Bell
Main Address:
1717 Cleveland Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28203

What We Do

We help vulnerable women realize their dreams!

Fashion & Compassion supports oppressed women by empowering them through skill development, goal-setting, mentoring, financial stipends, supportive community and connections to resources in order to help them grow toward a self-sustaining life of purpose.

We serve women who are overcoming vulnerable situations such as human trafficking, abuse, addiction, incarceration, generational poverty and ethnic persecution. Our clients, whom we refer to as Artisans, participate in a diverse community where they make jewelry and accessories, as well as learn work readiness skills, receive emotional support and have opportunities for spiritual growth. We serve women and families in Charlotte, NC as well as in Africa and South and Central America.

We engage with compassion and inclusivity, serving women regardless of their race, color, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation.


How We Are Impacted:
We want to do our part to manage social gatherings and keep sharing space to a minimum. We are also a small local business, who may lose revenue due to being closed.

How You Can Help:
1) Your purchases and donations go back to equipping and empowering vulnerable women locally & globally. The Boutique is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm & Saturday 10:00 am- 4:00 pm. We're following CDC guidelines for a safe shopping experience. You can also choose no-contact porch pick up. Just order on our website and select Charlotte area pick up. Please visit our website:

2) Attend or contribute to our annual fundraiser- Evening of Dignity. See the "events" page for more info!

3) Follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

4) Write notes of encouragement to our artisans (details in the volunteer section below)

5) Purchase cloth face masks from our website! Each mask purchased, we will donate one to the local hospital system

Interesting Info

Fashion & Compassion has a boutique in Dilworth to showcase our Artisans' hand crafted jewelry, handbags and home goods.
We support Artisan projects in over 6 countries in addition to the 3 in our local community here in Charlotte, empowering over 500 women each year.
Fashion & Compassion envisions communities where formerly vulnerable women live abundant, purposeful lives.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Event Volunteers
Repeats every day until Sat Nov 14 2020.
Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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Host a Fashion & Compassion Boutique Event!
Repeats every day until Sat Nov 14 2020.
Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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Write an Encouraging Note to an Artisan
Repeats every day until Mon Nov 16 2020.
Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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Cater lunch for 20
Repeats every week on Wednesday until Fri Nov 20 2020 except on Wed Apr 01 2020, Wed Apr 08 2020, and Wed Apr 15 2020.
Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
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Upcoming Events

We do not have any events scheduled at this time, but others do! Please search all events now.

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