We are more alike…

We are more alike…

A thirty six year old mother of three has completed the initial program with Charlotte Family Housing. They lived in the homeless shelter for months and now they have saved enough $ to rent their own home. They lost all of their belongings while in the shelter as Mom...
Camp Soar

Camp Soar

We sponsored 14 Special Olympians at Camp Soar for a week of adventure and fun. What is Camp Soar?- “Camp SOAR (Special Olympics Athlete Retreat) is an exciting week that encourages current Special Olympics athletes to try new sports and recruit new athletes to...
Who You’ve Helped This Month

Who You’ve Helped This Month

Here are a few examples of people that have been served in our community with small but meaningful gifts from Good Friends. 1. Here is Kahina, our scholar with her new glasses. She is so happy to be able to see the world clearly. Thank you for making it possible! 2....
Donate a Computer…

Donate a Computer…

                As we mentioned in our last newsletter, Good Friends Charlotte has been collaborating with Charlotte Family Housing (CFH)  and Goodwill to create a new program where we buy discounted refurbished laptops or tablets for those families who have met their...
The Power of Partnering…

The Power of Partnering…

Everywhere you look, people have electronics in hand. The majority of the school work children perform is now on computers. Dewey Decimal System? Paper dictionary…why bother when you can google it? That is fine if the discretionary income is there. But, where...
Quiet Good and Good Friends

Quiet Good and Good Friends

Former lunch speaker and a Good Friend, Kathy Izard and her daughter have started a website to celebrate kind words and creative ideas that infuse life with meaning.  They started quietgood.org to share those stories and connect people.  We are honored that they have...