Loaves and Fishes provides a week’s worth of nutritionally balanced groceries to individuals and families in a short-term crisis through a network of 20 emergency food pantries located throughout Mecklenburg County.
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The Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte will be one of the more than 300 Houses operating worldwide today. Since 1974, Ronald McDonald Houses have united in a common purpose – to offer hope, support and love to families struggling with children’s i
Friendship Trays generally delivers more than 600 meals daily to elderly, handicapped, and convalescing people who are unable or greatly restricted in their ability to prepare or secure meals and who reside within the area we can reach with our co
Catholic Charities has three food pantries across the Diocese of Charlotte, in Asheville, Charlotte and Winston-Salem. Each food pantry provides walk-in assistance on a first-come, first-served basis during normal operating hours. The pantries o
The BOOM festival in Plaza Midwood is Charlotte's annual showcase of contemporary and experimental art, featuring a unique coalition of artists, volunteers, nonprofits, and local businesses and organizations transforming how art is made and shared
Watch a time-lapse of NC State's Will Wilson sliding safely into home after tagging up on a sacrifice fly in the victory over Duke Saturday, April 21, 2018. Wilson was originally called out but it was overturned on replay.
On Saturday, April 21 the Humane Society held its annual Pet Palooza Festival & Walk for the Animals event at Independence Park, featuring a 2K pet walk, a vendor fair, dog yoga, an agility ring, splash pool activities, live music, and more
The Charlotte Checkers defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3-2 to take a 1-0 lead in first round action of the American Hockey League playoffs at Bojangles' Coliseum in Charlotte, NC on Friday, April 21, 2018.
Charlotte, North Carolina based Wachovia was sold to Wells Fargo 10 years ago at the peak of the 2008 economic recession. With the major banking business now facing its own financial struggles, people wonder if Wachovia could have survived.
The Centers for Disease Control's Wednesday update on the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak says the sick count has added 18 people since Friday, for a total of 53 in 16 states. And there's a high hospitalization rate.