Archive for July, 2012
Maintaining Housing for a Family in Poverty
Ever wonder why it is so hard for a family in poverty to maintain housing? The 2010 federal poverty threshold for a family of three is $18,310 ($1,525.83 per month). The 2010 living income for a family of three in Charlotte-Mecklenburg is $45,985. Below is a list of an example monthly budget for a family […]
Thank you for helping children’s education by making a gift of school supplies!
Did you know that only 1 in 4 homeless children graduate from high school? We want to give them a fighting chance! Thank you for partnering with Charlotte Family Housing to help over 180 children in our program through our Back to School Drive. The backpacks were distributed at a CMS Parent University event for […]
“I don’t want a hand-out. I want a hand up,” Glendora Rivera says. “Don’t go past the mountain and give me something on a silver platter.”
Glendora Rivera used to be homeless, but with the partnership of Charlotte Family Housing she is working to conquer the mountains in her life. […]