Neighbors Who Inspire

Giving is often motivated by life experiences, family or personal passions.

Ava Claire DeVine was a force for good in her family, among friends and in her community.

2023 was a record-year for scholarships with 1,051 granted, totaling $3.1 million in awards.

How Winston Robinson turned a talent for throwing parties into a movement to increase homeownership among Black Charlotteans.

Read Charlotte Teaches Kids and Families the Importance of Reading

“We've always had the philosophy that when we are blessed, we want to bless others,” said Tina Hansen.

Lees Established Scholarship Fund Before Their Passing to Support Stanly County Students.

The pandemic reminded us that life can change in an instant.

The pandemic spotlighted the shortcomings of education – including accessibility, opportunity and equity.

La travesía de la comunidad hispana hacia Charlotte comenzó hace 483 años.

The journey of Hispanic people to Charlotte started 483 years ago.

Janet believed that pre-K was the singular most important thing that could impact a child's future.

As a kid, Bob Salvin used to visit the Carolina Theatre. Now, he and his wife Susan are helping bring

Justin Perry: Charlotte native, therapist and community leader weighs in on local education, housing and mental health.

Mervil Paylor, maker of art and friends, knows all about leaving a lasting impact.

Community leader Dee Dixon sees a problem – and sets out to solve it.

His Appreciation For Those Who Helped Him Succeed Guides His Charitable Vision.

Generosity is a tradition in the Ayscue family. It brings a sense of community connection to each member, no matter

Libby Randolph Left a Lasting Legacy That Continues to Help Others

From entrepreneur to investor to eternal philanthropist

Irving Bienstock's mission is to tell the story, challenge hatred and support the causes that keep Judaism and love alive.

The George D. Patterson Family Fund benefits nonprofits that address animal welfare needs in the Charlotte region and beyond.

Much Has Been Written About Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown, The Trailblazing Family Physician, Hospital Executive, Impassioned Community Leader, Missionary and Ordained

Brandon and Travis wanted to host their wedding in a venue that both serves the community and values inclusiveness.

Part retreat, part conference center, part weekend getaway, part farm, part agritourism destination and part mission to prove the concept

In this first-person piece, Laura Philipson explains why she and her husband are inspired to give back to their community.

Asbury family helps Concord students reach college dreams.

At 89, William Williamson wants to continue to help shape Charlotte for decades to come.

The civil rights lawyer had an unwavering determination to fight for those less fortunate.

Professor Nish Jamgotch’s unique legacy honors local humanitarians.