Stories

Some call it stories. Others call it a blog. But here you will find nuggets of goodness to use and -- you guessed it -- SHARE!

Women's History Month: Volunteer Opportunities and Events

March is Women's History Month and it is a celebration of women's contributions to history, culture and society.  This is also a time to celebrate and support the more than 75% of women who lead nonprofit organizations.
 
In honor of these amazing women we wanted to showcase volunteer opportunities and events of nonprofits organizations who are led by women or benefit women.  See the list below.
 
Also,  you can attend  #WomenGiveCLT which is a new event co-hosted by SHARE Charlotte,

Albemarle Foundation Partners with SHARE Charlotte For a Third Year to make SHARE SHINE Nonprofit Programming affordable for 550+ Nonprofit Partners

We are excited to announce Albemarle Foundation’s commitment to ensure that SHARE Charlotte’s SHARE SHINE programming continues to be affordable to all 550+ SHARE Charlotte nonprofit partners.

#SpotlightOnCLT: InnerVision

Our #SpotlightOnCLT Mental Health Month story focuses today on InnerVision.  We spoke with Director Dr. Cheryl Nicholas to learn more about how InnerVision is making an impact on mental well being in Charlotte.
 
What would you like for the community to know about the challenges your organization is trying to solve?
 
The unemployment rate is ~ 80% for individuals with severe and persistent mental health challenges.

#SpotlightOnCLT: Sanctuary Counseling Group

Our #SpotlightOnCLT Mental Health Month story focuses today on Sanctuary Counseling Group.  We spoke with Kate Welsh to learn more about how Sanctuary Counseling Group is making an impact on mental well being in Charlotte.
 
What would you like for the community to know about the challenges your organization is trying to solve?
 
"Of the 452,000 adults in North Carolina who did not receive needed mental health care, 44.8% did not because of cost."
 

#SpotlightOnCLT: The FACTS Initiative

Our #SpotlightOnCLT Mental Health Month story focuses today on The Facts Initiative.  We spoke with Director Gwen Harris to learn more about how The FACTS Initiative is making an impact on mental well being in Charlotte.
 
What would you like for the community to know about the challenges your organization is trying to solve?
 
We are working to solve issues with client's being able to access quality mental health services and untreated trauma responses for victims and displaced children and

#SpotlightOnCLT: Family Mankind

Our #SpotlightOnCLT Mental Health story focuses today on Family Mankind.  We spoke with Executive Director A.W. Burgess to learn more about how Family Mankind is making an impact on mental well being in Charlotte.

What would you like for the community to know about the challenges your organization is trying to solve?

We are trying to permanently eradicate domestic violence and the remnants such as child abuse, bullying, & sexual assault.

#SpotlightOnCLT: McLeod Addictive Disease Center


Our #SpotlightOnCLT Mental Health month focuses today on the McLeod Addictive Disease Center.  SHARE Charlotte learned from Director, Mary H. Ward, how McLeod Addictive Disease Center is making an impact on mental well being in our community.

What would you like for the community to know about the challenges your organization is trying to solve?

"We treat adults with substance use disorders; with opiod treatment services being our largest.  Most of our patients are indigent, uninsured, and pay for treatment out of pocket."
Share With Us!

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!!