The Park Community Development Corporation

Year Founded
2017
EIN
81-2704358
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Ms. Chanda Hurms
Primary Contact Name
Chanda Hurms
Main Address

Office
800 Briar Creek Road
Suite AA520
Charlotte, NC 28205
United States

Sunset Farm
3432 Sunset Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
United States

What We Do

The mission of The Park Community Development Corporation is "to create sustainable change within marginalized communities by investing in solutions to affordable housing, healthy living, and economic mobility." The organization strives to provide information, resources, and tools to advance equity around these three foundational pillars within the West Charlotte area.

Interesting Info
  • We are the only nonprofit in Mecklenburg County currently offering the Cooking Matters program through our partnership with Share Our Strength.
  • Our urban farm (Sunset Farm) offers agriculture education to school age youth, adults, and seniors and provides fresh, pesticide-free produce to the community.
  • We will be opening our first affordable senior housing apartment complex at Gilfield Park on August 8th!
Volunteer Opportunities

Garden Helper
Repeats weekly at 7:00pm for 260 times
Weekly at 8:00am for 260 times
Weekly at 8:00am for 260 times
Duration of 1 hour

Farmers Market
Repeats monthly on the third Saturday at 9:30am
Monthly on the first Saturday at 9:30am
Duration of 5 hours

Cooking Matters Nutrition Education Workshop Facilitator (Please register for an virtual orientation session!)
Repeats monthly on the third Thursday at 6:15pm for 3 times
Duration of 1 hour 15 minutes

Events

The Park CDC's Biannual Community Breakfast
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Duration of 3 hours
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Photos and Videos
Sunset Farm - Freedom Partners (1)
Train the Trainer - New Volunteers (July 2023)
Sunset Farm - Freedom Partners (2)
Sunset Farm - Freedom Partners (4)
Sunset Farm - Freedom Partners (5)
Gilfield Park
Sunset Farm - Freedom Partners (6)
Cooking Matters
Produce Donation (Bulb)
Cooking Matters (3)
Cooking Matters (2)