May 16 2019

Ada Jenkins Center Receives Apparo’s Mission Possible: The Economic Opportunity Award at 13th Annual ConnectivIT® Ball

The Mission Possible Economic Opportunity Award is presented to a Charlotte nonprofit with the strongest proposal for using technology to improve economic mobility and is made possible through Apparo’s leadership and a US$10,000 cash and $50,000 pro bono contribution from Accenture, a leading global professional services company.

Apr 8 2019

5 everyday work skills you have that translate perfectly to volunteering

This week is National Volunteer Week—an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges.

Nov 12 2018

Ingersoll Rand and Apparo Transform Men’s Shelter of Charlotte’s Functionality in Five Days

At the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte, each file represents someone’s life story. Over the course of five days, Ingersoll Rand volunteers and their family members, facilitated by Apparo, transformed Men’s Shelter of Charlotte’s functionality by digitizing 4,000 client files to improve the efficiency of Men’s Shelter of Charlotte, enabling men to receive quick assistance so that their stories include a warm bed and assistance.

Nov 8 2018

MEDIA ALERT | Wells Fargo and Jim Rogers Join Local Students to “Power” Schools in Kenya on National S.T.E.M. Day

Wells Fargo, the former CEO of Duke Energy, Jim Rogers, and his wife M.A. Rogers, have joined efforts to bring We Share Solar® to 20 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) – including Kennedy Middle School – during the 2018-2019 school year.

Oct 5 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY | GANTT CENTER HOSTS “TALK ABOUT IT TUESDAY” TOWN HALL SERIES ON HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DISPARITIES

Everyone's talking about affordable housing and what it means for the future of Charlotte. The Gantt Center brings a human perspective to the story by highlighting the families who find themselves displaced in the name of development.

Oct 5 2018

Monarch Awarded $1.6M Federal Grant to Expand Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services in Stanly County

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently announced that it will award Monarch a $1.6 million grant to provide Stanly County vital, expanded services for people with serious mental illness and substance use disorders through the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model.

Jul 17 2018

Charlotte Mecklenburg Students Help Light the World with Solar Suitcase initiative that combines STEM education with global citizenship

Wells Fargo and the former CEO of Duke Energy, Jim Rogers, with his wife M.A. Rogers, are joining efforts to bring We Share Solar® to 20 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) during the 2018-2019 school year. We Share Solar is an innovative, educational program dedicated to inspiring students to learn about, build and share Solar Suitcases with the developing world.

Jun 28 2018

Crisis Assistance Ministry Receives Apparo’s Website for Good Award

Apparo today announced the 2018 Website for Good Award winner is Crisis Assistance Ministry. Digital marketing firm Rabell Creative will redesign and update the independent nonprofit agency’s website through pro bono volunteer hours valued at $20,000.00.

May 17 2018

Lord & Taylor to be Featured in Walmart.com’s New Fashion Destination

Walmart.com and Lord & Taylor today announced that the companies will begin to roll out the new Lord & Taylor flagship store on Walmart.com in the coming weeks. The flagship, which will debut with more than 125 brands, including Tommy Bahama, Vince Camuto, Miss Selfridge, La La Anthony, Lucky Brand, H Halston and Effy, will be part of Walmart.com’s broader fashion destination.

May 17 2018

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool Receives Apparo’s Mission Possible Economic Opportunity Award

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool received Apparo’s Mission Possible Economic Opportunity Grant and Carol Hardison was inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame Saturday, May 12th at the 12th Annual ConnectivIT Ball. The event raised more than $970,000 for support local nonprofits.