VALUES

COMMUNITY

We connect and empower our community by partnering to achieve our vision.

INTEGRITY

We believe an open and accountable approach is essential to enhance our relationships with clients and donors.

RESPECT

We honor each family with admiration and trust, believing they have the ability to make long-term changes in their lives.

VISION

To empower Charlotte area families to overcome intergenerational poverty.

MISSION

We partner with families experiencing poverty to achieve lasting economic stability. We provide educational opportunities, offer essential support, and foster long-term relationships through individualized mentoring.

We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization in Charlotte, North Carolina. EIN 82-0790354

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IMPACT SINCE 2017

147

Families connected with volunteer Family Liaisons working towards economic mobility

169

Volunteers Trained to be Mobility Mentoring© coaches

7550

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

595+

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

$405000+

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

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 – Alumni 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)
Crystal Meggett-Huntley – Alumni Representative
James Miller – Managing Director at Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
Jamie Parker – Senior Institutional Investment Advisor, PNC
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
Jon Williams – Financial Services Executive, Venture Consulting
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
Program Support Provided By:
Albemarle Foundation
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Canopy Housing Foundation
Davidson College
Erie Insurance
International Paper
LendingTree Foundation
Novant Health
Principal Foundation
Reemprise Fund
Social Venture Partners
Sycamore Foundation
Truliant Federal Credit Union
Wells Fargo
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

We are SO excited to move into our new space and open the Families Forward Charlotte Program Center! Our center will be a wonderful meeting place for our family partners and their liaisons, as well as a space to host educational workshops, orientation, graduation, and our holiday gift drive.BUT we need your help! Before we open we need to outfit our new space so we can fully execute our miss ... See MoreSee Less
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