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Dorothy

Dorothy sent some pictures to share as she is proud of the home she has set up with the support ...
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Melanie

Melanie and her family joined our Family Success Program last Fall and was matched with Family Liaison mentor, Christian. Melanie ...
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Maria

“I will be one of your success stories, I will do everything,” was one of the first things Maria said ...
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Kyle

Watch this news story to learn about Kyle’s success despite the Covid-19 pandemic. **Update, Kyle has gotten married, secured housing, ...
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Koman

Koman and his wife work low-wage jobs and struggle daily, but they were fortunate to have a (rental) roof over ...
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COVID-19 Relief Fund

Because of your generosity the families in our program had financial and emotional relief from the stress brought on by ...
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Workshops

In February 2019, we hosted an educational workshop for the families in our program. These workshops are held monthly and ...
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Kristin and Rodney

Kristin and Rodney fell on hard times and were essentially homeless, having to move in with Kristin’s mom – into ...
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Thompson Child & Family Focus

Thompson Child & Family Focus led a meaningful discussion on parenting tips for children of all ages as well as ...
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Anita

Anita (name changed to protect her identity) is a single mom of two kids who escaped a horrifically abusive relationship ...
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Jaleesa

Jaleesa, with the support of her family liaison, April, secured housing after being homeless and living in a hotel. FFC ...
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Quineisha

Quineisha got a job in childcare where she can also bring her young daughter. This is ideal for her family ...
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Crystal and Tommy

“I have been involved with Families Forward of Charlotte for 2 years now. I am married with 4 children. I ...
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Catherine

After leaving an abusive relationship with her 2 children, Catherine struggled and remained homeless for 4 years. Living with family ...
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Star and Leonardo

Starr, Leonardo and their eight children first arrived in Charlotte in February 2019 and were homeless and scared. Over the ...
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Derrick

Derrick and his family had been without reliable transportation for several years until a generous friend of Families Forward Charlotte ...
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2019 Wrap Up Video

We support, assist and fill in the gaps that were once empty.  This may mean offering limited financial support to ...
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Families Forward Charlotte and Thompson Family Services Center Create Partnership

FAMILIES FORWARD CHARLOTTE CREATES PARTNERSHIP WITH THOMPSON FAMILY SERVICES CENTER Charlotte, NC — November 15, 2019 — Families Forward Charlotte, ...
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Re-design the Cockpit!

We want to share with you an excerpt from the speech our founder, Carrie Christian, gave at the Hearts For ...
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This Thanksgiving I am thankful for…

This Thanksgiving, I am more thankful than ever. I’m thankful for the inspiration to start this organization. I’m thankful for ...
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August School Supply Drive!

Families Forward Charlotte is in full (fundraising) swing!  Since the launch of our website we have raised $18,200!  To say ...
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How Families Forward Charlotte was born

Around two years ago I was driving home – it was dark and I was listening to NPR, something I ...
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