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In the middle of this public health crisis, our local school districts have had to make the difficult decision to shift toward distance learning, and it has spawned important conversations regarding the impact on our local students. The pandemic has revealed the long-prevalent inequities throughout the system, including the technology divide along racial and socioeconomic lines.
Christian McCaffrey, two-time All-Pro Carolina Panthers star running back, is expanding his previous efforts to support frontline healthcare heroes in the Carolinas impacted by COVID-19. He has launched 22 Together: an initiative with teammate Shaq Thompson to unite the Charlotte community through sports programs for underserved youth through the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte.
For the first time in 130 years, The Salvation Army is starting its annual holiday fundraising campaign early across the country in order to help rescue Christmas for those suffering during this time. The funds raised through the organization’s iconic red kettles are at risk this year due to COVID-19, while requests for services are at an all-time high.