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Congo Team: Anne Wright

Congo Team: Anne Wright

Since 2004, Anne Wright has served in mission and ministry on the Congo Team. She was invited on her first trip by Fay Grasty to fill in for another team member, but she had some hesitation whether it was the right time for her to go. While she and her husband...
Bulldogs Matter

Bulldogs Matter

Now in its ninth year, Bulldogs Matter is an after-school academic and enrichment program at Alexander Graham (AG) Middle School with the mission to improve the academic, emotional, and social readiness for students entering high school. This partnership between...
Supportive Housing Communities

Supportive Housing Communities

Research shows that permanent supportive housing is one of the most effective ways to help people experiencing chronic homelessness, who are among the most vulnerable in our community. In permanent supportive housing, residents have housing and access to the support...
Bududa Learning Center

Bududa Learning Center

Through two major educational and vocational programs, the Bududa Learning Center is working to alleviate poverty in Uganda. Bududa Vocational Academy provides high school students with trade-specific skills in tailoring, bricklaying, IT, and more that will help them...
Mindfulnes Drop-In

Mindfulnes Drop-In

Mindfulness is an intentional way to handle stress and live more fully. Each of us possess the resources within ourselves to be present in each moment, whatever it brings. With mindfulness, we are able to set aside judgement and bring to that moment an attitude of...
Urban Ministry Center

Urban Ministry Center

Urban Ministry Center (UMC) opened its doors in 1994 as a result of uptown congregations and businesses partnering to address the needs of the city’s poor and homeless with compassion. From the soup kitchen, counseling and support groups, to Room In the Inn (RITI) and...
Friendship Trays

Friendship Trays

For over 40 years, Friendship Trays has served individuals throughout Charlotte who are unable to obtain or prepare their meals because of age or infirmity. It began in 1976 when a handful of volunteers delivered six meals to elderly residents in the Elizabeth...