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Mecklenburg County's Designated Community Action Agency
Dedicated to assisting the poor while establishing programs and services for a sustainable community. “The vision of the Charlotte Area Fund is to be Mecklenburg County’s recognized community action agency empowering residents while ensuring equal opportunity for all.”
Poverty Issues
Could you live in Charlotte on an annual salary of less than $10,400?

Would you work two jobs without benefits for $8.50 per hour?

Would you live in substandard housing located in crime infested areas?

With $25 remaining from your monthly check, would you choose to purchase food or your medication?
Mecklenburg County Poverty Statistics
• 13.6% of residents are below poverty
The Employment Security Commission of North Carolina.
For current Mecklenburg County statistics on unemployment visit
For current National statistics on unemployment visit the
Bureau on Labor Statistics.
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Charlotte Area Fund
Helping People Changing Lives
901 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 372-3010
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Healthcare & Career Awareness Fair. April 25, 2013