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Mothers Surviving Domestic Abuse

This Mother’s Day will be different for most of us. No big celebrations at home with relatives. No restaurant brunch with the kids. For some families, joyful experiences with Mom will be at a safe distance, whether six feet away or through a screen. We all feel those changes. But imagine celebrating Mother’s Day this year as a single mother who has recently survived domestic violence and homelessness.
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Getting Results after Charlotte family falls on hard times

FOX 46 Charlotte called Community Link to see if we could help Lucas Roberts and his family. Today they’re off the street, out of shelters and living in their own home. Community Link worked closely with the Salvation Army on this success story.
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Family & Child Stability Services

We’re thrilled that Mecklenburg County recognized this problem and awarded Community Link an initial grant of $100,000 for our new Family & Child Stability Services program. It serves individuals and families who lack a permanent home. We’re currently partnering with A Child’s Place on this project now, with more agencies to come.
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StoryNow

Can you shoot great videos about important community work with just your smartphone? ‍ Community Link can, thanks to our friends at StoryNow. Community Link is participating in a pilot program for a new storytelling app from StoryNow for non-profits. We are very grateful to StoryNow CEO Tamara Park for showing us the power of video storytelling with the little device in our pockets. Many thanks to Wells Fargo as program funder!
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Preventing Foreclosure

This is a true story about a couple we will call William and Cynthia. They’re a joyful couple. But they were nearing complete desperation when they reached out to us at Community Link.
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Homeless to Housing: Da'Monique Leggett

Da'Monique Leggett came to CLT to Give Daughter a Better Life
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North Carolina Ranks a low 37th on prosperity

New, astounding stats reveal "that one household in four is unable to make ends meet while employed in low-wage jobs, and working multiple jobs doesn’t ensure stability for many families." Community Link is a member of Financial Security CLT, a collaborative that helps families get on and stay on a path to greater financial security.
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Martha Borgese, Community Link Board Member, Talks Vita

Hear Martha Borgese, Community link board member, talk with Telemundo about VITA, our free tax preparation program.
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Finding Home: Helping Homeless Students By Supporting Their Families

Community Link President, Floyd R. Davis, Jr., discusses the Family and Child Stability program, a partnership with A Child's Place.
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Community Link on WFAE Charlotte Talks

Community Link's former Vice President, Harold Rice, discusses the child homelessness crisis on WFAE's Charlotte Talks.
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COVID Support

Life is difficult when you worry about where you will be able to sleep tonight or how you’ll get enough food for your family. It’s even more difficult when you have to worry about COVID-19.As you probably already know, Community Link is still serving our customers every day during this extraordinary time for our nation and the world. Many supporters have contacted us to ask how our families are faring and what they can do to help. We wanted to share how we are helping during this unprecedented time.
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