Economic Empowerment

May 31, 2023

Getting Ahead – Beverly’s story

When Beverly Walker first heard about Getting Ahead she was waiting in line at a mobile food pantry with our friends at the Community Shelter in Monroe. Health issues put her on work disability two years ago and Beverly said she was “in a rut and didn’t know how to […]
May 15, 2023

May 25: Getting Ahead graduation

Our current Getting Ahead focus/empowerment group is graduating and YOU’RE INVITED!!! Please join us for dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 25 at Community Church of Monroe (224 E. Old Hwy. 74) and help us celebrate these hard-working neighbors who put in a lot of long hours assessing our community’s […]
March 28, 2023

Getting Ahead: Ruth’s story

It was the encouragement of her 12-year-old daughter that pushed Ruth Wilson to join Getting Ahead last year. She learned about the focus/empowerment group when she was waiting in line to get groceries from Common Heart’s food pantry at Union United Methodist Church in Waxhaw. She took the flyer and […]
January 31, 2023

Key Volunteer Opportunity!

Getting Ahead meals needed There’s LOTS of chances this year to prepare (or purchase!) a meal for the hard-working Moms, Dads (& their kiddos!) in one of our Getting Ahead work groups. This is a fantastic opportunity for church, school or neighborhood groups to serve together! Opportunities available in Marshville. Arrangements can […]