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Hands On Charlotte exec to step down as leader of nonprofit

Hands On Charlotte volunteers work to build a playground at Shamrock Gardens Elementary School.
Hands On Charlotte volunteers work to build a playground at Shamrock Gardens Elementary School. jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

Eric Law has announced he is stepping down as executive director of the nonprofit Hands On Charlotte, after 20 years in nonprofit management.

Law says he will stay on until a successor is found.

“It’s been a tremendous honor to work alongside thousands of dedicated volunteers and our talented staff in the betterment of our community,” said Law, in a statement.

“I am humbled to have witnessed our volunteers complete more than 210,000 service hours over the seven years I’ve led HOC, first as a board member and later as executive director.”

Hands On Charlotte is a nonprofit volunteer service organization that promotes volunteerism and mobilizing the community to help Charlotte’s most critical needs. Its mission includes matching volunteers to the type of project they’d like to support with free labor our other skills. Founded in 1991, it is a charter member of the HandsOn Network.

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