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You can volunteer to bottle feed tiny kittens at CMPD’s new Kitten Nursery

CMPD Animal Care & Control officially opened its new Kitten Nursery yesterday. The grant-funded facility, located inside the main shelter at 8315 Byrum...

How to get up to $25,000 from the city for your neighborhood projects

Few can claim the job title “Happiness Maker,” but Nicole Storey can and she does. Storey is the city of Charlotte’s neighborhood and community...

10 of the most unexpected ways to get involved in the community

Trying to figure out exactly how and where to get involved with and give back to Charlotte’s community can send anyone down the black hole that is...

6 ways to serve Charlotte’s refugee and immigrant populations

Be an American friend to a refugee family resettling in Charlotte. Refugee Support Services helps refugees better assimilate to life in Charlotte by pairing...

I volunteered at the Men’s Shelter and it made me reflect on my life

(The mission of the Men’s Shelter is to provide safe emergency shelter while working to end homelessness for each man) I went back to the Men’s Shelter...

Only 40% of Charlotte Mecklenburg third graders read at grade level, here’s how to help

According to a report from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, in 2014, only 40% of Charlotte Mecklenburg third graders were reading at grade...

Here’s how to get involved and help out on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on January 16

“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Thinking about helping out fellow Charlotteans as part of the Martin...

10 ways to give in Charlotte without opening your wallet

‘Tis the season for giving but your generosity need not only be seasonal or monetary. While it can feel good and timely and necessary to donate around...