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Nonprofit purchases 54-acre property in Waxhaw aiming to heal the world one puppy at a time

In 2004, Charlie Petrizzo left his corporate banking job and with his wife Sandy, purchased 3 acres in Waxhaw to start fulfilling a dream. It was a dream...

FIRST LOOK: Meet the 10 finalists competing for $45,000 in cash awards at SEED20 on March 27

SEED20, an annual pitch competition for nonprofit organizations, named its top 10 finalists Friday night. The program, an initiative of Social Venture...

This bulldog beauty pageant is what the world needs now

Set the tone for your 2017 with the feel-good event of the year. The city’s hottest bulldogs will hit the catwalk this weekend for a charity beauty...

These kids want to help end homelessness in Charlotte before they graduate from high school

An ambitious young swimmer has found a way to use the sport she loves as a catalyst for social change in Charlotte. 12-year-old Grace Daniels is the founder...

Red Ventures’ CEO is investing $5 million in a nonprofit for underemployed young people

A nonprofit called Road2Hire launched today to help underemployed young adults with job training and placement. Everyone who comes through the program will...

Charlotte’s Moore Place is pioneering a new response to substance use  

Gregg died of a massive heart attack three years ago. His longtime companions – cocaine, pills, and alcohol – weren’t with him in the last...

FIRST LOOK: Meet the 10 SEED20 finalists and get tickets before prices jump

SEED20, an annual program to identify, spotlight and support our region’s most innovative ideas for tackling pressing social changes, is back for its...

How 100 Gardens teaches Charlotte children and feeds the hungry at the same time

A Charlotte nonprofit has figured out a way to educate students using hands-on, real-world applications and to connect young people in Charlotte with the...

Charles Thomas has a new seat atop Charlotte’s social entrepreneurship scene

Charles Thomas has been a force in social entrepreneurship in Charlotte for the past four years, building up Queen City Forward’s incubators and...

9 upcoming social events that raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host its 16th annual Guys & Dolls Auction and Gala next month. The event taps influential young professionals to raise...

The Free Store is connecting people beyond the donations

The first thing you notice when you walk into the Free Store is that it doesn’t have a cash register. There are no price tags on anything in the building. In...

This old building on Freedom Drive will be the new home of socially minded organizations in Charlotte

Movement Mortgage makes money by getting people into homes. Now it’s going to give money away by creating a home for Charlotte nonprofits and socially...