philanthropy

How Friendship Gardens cultivates goodness in Charlotte

If you could take your eyes off the busy streets of Charlotte as you drive through town, you’d notice a few small bountiful plots of land that are planted...

Didn’t make everything on your Thanksgiving menu? Here are 3 food pantries to give your leftovers to

Why don’t people donate to food pantries more often? It’s so easy, and yet I haven’t done it since college, when one can was considered an...

Roots in the Community Market Foundation fighting to end food deserts in Charlotte

I remember when I first learned about food deserts. It was at a Junior League of Charlotte meeting and the guest speaker informed all in attendance that food...

How to donate your stuff in Charlotte

I lived for four years in an uptown, three-bedroom apartment with a revolving door of lovely, college-friend roommates. Each year when someone moved out, she...

Belk and Classroom Central deliver supplies to students in high-need schools

Yesterday volunteers from Belk distributed bags of school supplies to 900 students at Sterling Elementary School. Sterling is one of seven schools, four of...
Charlotte to host national women’s philanthropy forum on October 15th-17th
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Charlotte to host national women’s philanthropy forum on October 15th-17th

News Capsule Women philanthropists from across the country will gather in Charlotte this fall as the Women’s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network (WCGN)...