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VALUES

COMMUNITY

We are proud of our city and recognize that real leadership is derived by service to others and to all future generations.

EMPATHY

Our true passion is to help reduce the impact of poverty on our neighbors.

INTEGRITY

We believe in openness and accountability. This approach will enhance our relationships with clients and donors.

MISSION

Families Forward Charlotte is a 501(c)(3) that partners with families living in poverty in Mecklenburg County, NC. We provide individualized mentoring, educational opportunities and essential support as we walk alongside each family on their journey toward long-term stability and economic mobility.

VISION

We envision our city’s children and families living free of the challenges of poverty.

FAMILY SUCCESS PROGRAM

We utilize a Mobility Mentoring® approach along with other modes of support to improve social capital, improve access to resources, and ultimately encourage economic mobility.

WEEKEND FOOD PACKS

We coordinate, raise funds, collect donations, and provide volunteers to prepare food bags for children and families in food-insecure households.

IMPACT SINCE 2017

81

Families connected with volunteer Family Liaisons working towards economic mobility

5000

Bags of food to food-insecure families through our Weekend Food Packs Program

253+

Baskets given filled with toiletries, cleaning supplies, seasonal items, and grocery gift cards

$250000+

Given in funding towards essential needs for our family partners
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FAMILIES MOVING FORWARD
Positive impact stories from the families in our Family Success Program.
Latoya’s story
Deja’s story
Successes
Annual report

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

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OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

STAFF

ADVISORY BOARD

Rernard Allen – Assistant VP at Fifth Third Bank
Beth Argabrite – Retired
Wes Argabrite – Retired
Karen Faulk-Brown – MSW (Retired)
Latoya Brown – Family Representative
Monique Ferguson – VP/Business Initiatives Consultant at Wells Fargo
Erin Goldstein – VP Subscription Finance Group at Wells Fargo Securities
Dena Graziano – Educator at Providence Day

Will Jones – CEO at Thompson
Victor Lisciani – United Way of Central Carolinas (Retired)
James Miller – Managing Director at Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
Kiet Pham – Partner/Principal, Advisory Services at Ernst & Young
Rose Smith – Lead Social Worker at Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools
Graham Stevens – CFO & COO at AlphaTheory, LCC
Salem Suber – CCRC/Healthcare Foodservice Director at Southminister

We are proud to partner with the following corporate sponsors and community organizations to support families on their path to economic stability.

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Community Partners

We are honored to be a 2021 Social Venture Partners Investee!
This partnership will develop organizational capacity and sustainability as we grow to serve more families in our community.

NEWS & FINANCIALS

Your Time Is Now!Have you been thinking about volunteering but aren't sure how to get involved?There are several upcoming virtual (zoom) Interest Meetings where you can learn more about our programming and ways you can have a big impact!Click here to sign up: buff.ly/2PY17E7Or, sign up to volunteer on our website at buff.ly/3fzKjeH and we will send you details! ... See MoreSee Less
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