Note: Due to COVID-19, the Day Services Center now has shortened hours and is closing at 1pm each day.
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday – Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 945 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28206
Email Our Volunteer Team with questions
We are unable to accept clothing, household, or furniture donations; please contact Crisis Assistance Ministry at 704-371-3001
As our needs are changing frequently, you can support our operations with a financial donation during this time of crisis. Unrestricted funds help us address the greatest needs each day, whether it is increased staffing, equipment, medical supplies, or anything else needed to continue to put our most vulnerable neighbors first. DONATE HERE
In that same link we are now tracking community support and offering peer-to-peer fundraising if you’re interested in mobilizing your family or friends to help as well!
Send Needed Items Directly:
We are currently consolidating Amazon Wishlist needs daily for the whole organization (six campuses) into this link: bit.ly/UrbAmazon
Sandwiches and Bag Lunches
For the Soup Kitchen (945 N. College Street):
We are serving around 300 lunches each day in the soup kitchen and can use non-perishable bagged lunches – information can be found in this flyer.
We continue to accept sandwiches from Operation Sandwich as long as they are prepared by well persons following CDC guidelines.
Food Delivery Instructions
Bag Lunches for Temporary Shelters:
Bag Lunches for Temporary Motel Shelter
Sign up to drop off lunches for the 130 guests of our motel – address provided upon signing up:
Bag Lunches for Temporary Dorm Shelter
Sign up to drop off lunches for the 70 guests of our dorms – address provided upon signing up:
Note – the Day Services Center now has shortened hours and is closing at 1pm each day. Donations can be dropped off M-F, 8am – 1pm; S-S, 9am – 11:30am at 945 N College Street, and will be distributed to other locations as needed.
Items Always Needed for Day Services Center at 945 N. College St:
For Housing Programs (Moore Place and Scattered Site):
Newly housed tenants begin their new lives with nothing – you can help them make a house a home and continue to maintain a nice home with Welcome Home or Fresh Start Kits:
Welcome Home Kits for newly housed neighbors include a whole set of household items like linens, pots and pans, and shower curtains.
Fresh Start Kits are provided to tenants who have just moved in to a new apartment or who do not yet have income.
Send directly to Moore Place with the Moore Place Amazon Wish List.
Send directly to Scattered Site with the Scattered Site Amazon Wish List.
Moore Place and Scattered-Site Apartments
For more information and drop off hours, please contact Ashley Brown, Tenant Services Coordinator
*Generics, no liquids
Items for Soup: large size containers are appreciated, but all sizes are accepted