Over the holidays, with the help of generous donors and dedicated volunteers, our Families Doing Time (FDT) program supported 191 children in 87 families by providing? toys and necessities through a variety of activities including Toys for … [Read more...] about FDT Supported 87 Families During the Holidays
CCT News Playing for Others Honors CCT On November 17th, the nonprofit teen arts organization,?Playing for Others, held their annual "Connecting Charlotte" event, where they premiered spoken word pieces for their nonprofit honorees. Each … [Read more...] about Newsletter – December, 2017
Families Doing Time Contact Charis Blackmon, firstname.lastname@example.org Toys for Tots volunteers are needed to sort and prepare toys for our client families. Additionally, we will need volunteers to assist on the day of … [Read more...] about Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
by guest blogger, Nicholas Perry, CCT Intern If you asked me a week ago about the financial struggles of a family with an incarcerated parent, I?d have brought up the lost income of the family member imprisoned or maybe the lack of job … [Read more...] about The Cost of Parental Incarceration
July 10-21 is SummerSHARE in Charlotte! Summer is the greatest time of need for many nonprofits in Charlotte, when needs are high and supplies are low. CCT is no exception. SummerSHARE, presented by Bank of America, is a fun way for YOU to … [Read more...] about It’s SummerSHARE! Give Back with a Backpack!
North Carolina is the only state that tries 16 and 17 year old children as adults for misdemeanors and nonviolent crimes. New York recently passed legislation to phase out charging minors as adults for nonviolent crimes, leaving our state … [Read more...] about NC Seeking to Raise the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction