Finding a place to live when you are experiencing homelessness can be next to impossible with the increasing cost of rent in Charlotte.
Housing Collaborative, formerly known as Socialserve, is a comprehensive resource and support center for residents and nonprofit organizations to find affordable housing. Each day, they make a difference, collaborating with different people, groups and organizations to increase access to housing by providing flexible, and responsive support.
SHARE Charlotte hosted their first-ever SHARE Fest event on Thursday, September 22, at the Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont in Charlotte, N.C. More than 150 nonprofit partners attended the event in hopes to connect with service providers who can help their organization thrive.
SHARE Fest provided an opportunity for local nonprofit organizations to meet 18 service providers in accounting, grant writing, event planning, finance, human resources, IT, assessment, photography, graphic design and much more.
SHARE Charlotte is pleased to announce that Antia Dawkins has joined our team as our new marketing director. In this role, Antia will be responsible for creating a broad awareness about SHARE Charlotte through the creation and execution of annual marketing plans for neighbors, nonprofits and partners. She will also be responsible for managing three annual community wide giving campaigns: Do Good Week, Shop for Good and #GivingTuesdayCLT.
Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15th - October 15th
National Hispanic Heritage Month is annually celebrated from September 15 to October 15 in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements for the United States.
SHARE Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and GenerationNation are partnering to increase and improve youth service across the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. This project is supported in part by Youth Service America, whose national goal is 50% youth participation by America’s 250th birthday in 2026.
Black Philanthropy Month (BPM), held every August, was created in 2011 by Dr. Jackie Bouvier Copeland and the Pan-African Women’s Philanthropy Network as a global concerted campaign to elevate African-descent giving and funding equity.
We have so much great news to share from our nonprofit partners about their amazing work. But, we'd love to hear from you. Let us know if you have stories you'd like to tell and we'll make you a guest blogger!!