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The Relatives

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Year Founded:
1974
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Trish Hobson
Main Address:
119 E 8th St
Charlotte, NC 28202
Crisis Center
1100 East Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203

What We Do

The Relatives is a system of resources that helps children and youth find shelter and support. Our Youth Crisis Center, On Ramp Resource Center and Housing programs keep kids safe and families together.

The Relatives serves as the Safe Place agency for Mecklenburg County and the surrounding area, partnering with local businesses to ensure young people in need have access to immediate help and supportive resources.

IMPACT OF COVID-19 - SPECIFIC NEEDS:

How You Can Help:
Over these next few critical weeks, would you consider helping us by donating or purchasing item(s) from our Wish List, the links are provided below:

Donations:
- Through our website (https://therelatives.org/donate/)
- Taking part in our FB fundraising campaign and challenging your friends to join in:
https://www.facebook.com/donate/576914913226673/
Wishlist Items:
- Gift cards listed there - Costco, BJs, Target, Walmart, etc. to shop for supplies
https://therelatives.org/make-a-difference/needs-list/
- Cleaning supplies & DIY masks to distribute to our youth and young adults will be an
ongoing need.

Interesting Info

The Relatives Crisis Center is the only youth crisis center in Mecklenburg County.
On Ramp is a resource center that helps young adults 16-24 transition to successful adulthood.
The Relatives has 685+ Safe Place partner sites in and around Mecklenburg County.

Give Shop® Wish List

Volunteer Opportunities

Drop off a meal/ Have a meal delivered
Repeats every day until Mon Aug 31 2020.
Monday, July 13, 2020 (All day)
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Make snack packs with a note of encouragement
Repeats every day until Mon Aug 31 2020.
Monday, July 13, 2020 (All day)
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Hosting a Virtual Life Skills Workshop
Repeats every day on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Fri Jul 31 2020.
Monday, July 13, 2020 - 12:00pm
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Breakfast With The Relatives 2020 - Set Up Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 12:00pm Read more »

Upcoming Events

The Relatives' Volunteer Orientation - Virtual July 15, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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The Relatives' Volunteer Orientation - Virtual August 19, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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The Relatives' Volunteer Orientation September 16, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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The Relatives' Volunteer Orientation October 21, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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The Relatives' Volunteer Orientation November 18, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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