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Deion Thomas: helping veterans become homeowners

Deion Thomas, a Navy Veteran, participated in our Asset Building program and qualified for our homebuying program for veterans. Listen here.
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Homeless to Housing: Ms. Loftin

In the springtime of 2020, Ms. Loftin endured some unexpected housing changes and became homeless with her family. She had to move from her rental unit because the property provider sold the property without giving her any notice. Now, Ms. Loftin. faced being at-risk of losing her children if she did not locate housing soon.
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Meet Ms. Taylor

Ms. Taylor, a 72-year-old grandmother, found herself grieving her youngest child while taking on the responsibilities of raising her two grandchildren. Ms. Taylor relies on her monthly social security check as the only source of income for the family. “I’m at a standstill,” she said. “I feel stuck. Just stuck.”
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Meet the Staff: Emily

Introducing one of our many wonderful social workers, Emily!
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Asset Building: Travis Miller

Travis Miller is a graduate of our Homeownership Workshops. He's also a father, husband, first-time homeowner and role model who defied the odds and broke through Charlotte's barriers to mobility. Watch his video to hear his inspiring story.
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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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Preventing Foreclosure: William and Cynthia

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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