Be a Leadership Giver

Be a leader in empowering families to obtain long-term self-sufficiency.
For more information on how you can become a leadership giver, please contact Elizabeth Trotman at or 704.915.8122.


Funds the overall program and work to empower families through immediate shelter, housing coordination, supportive services, innovative programming and assistance needed to achieve long-term self-sufficiency.

EMPOWERMENT: $10,000 - $25,000

Covers up to two years of wrap-around services that provide the crucial foundation to promote lasting change and produce positive outcomes. This includes financial planning and coaching, mental health and wellness, career development support and youth programming assistance for a family for an entire year.

OPPORTUNITY $5,000 - $9,999

Helps one homeless family move into one of three temporary shelters including Elizabeth House, Plaza Place and Hawthorne Place, providing a warm, welcoming and safe place to reside before moving into permanent housing.

ADVOCACY: $2,500 - $4,999

We purpose to raise awareness of the need to invest in and empower those who are considered invisible. They are moms and dads who fill critical roles in our community, and are often considered the working poor. These hardworking parents are the backbone of our economy. We understand the importance of obtaining support for our families in the public and private sector, to build and strengthen our community, one family at a time.

POSSIBILITY: $1,000 - $2,499

Removes barriers and assists with rising move-in costs and deposits to move from shelter to housing. Funds are added to client’s own mandatory savings accounts, helping families move to stable housing in less than 90 days.

SUPPORTIVE: $500 - $999

Provides a month of rental assistance to make up the difference between existing income and the cost of rent. Clients pay 30% of their income and obtain the stability needed and opportunity to save until they can sustain housing on their own.