500 Ingle Street Charlotte NC 28216 us
The Hope Covenant House Community Development Corporation was founded and organized by Dr. Walter Gwin Sr. in August 2004 and has its current operations in Charlotte NC. The organization, in conjunction with the paradigm shift made in the community, is addressing some of the major community needs spanning, Mecklenburg, Lincoln and Gaston Counties, of North Carolina.
Our organization will focus on the low-income low wealth youth who are struggling year to year with the End OF Grade (EOG) testing done for all the students in the Charlotte Mecklenburg area. Tutorial class focused on reading comprehension, science and math offered to Elementary, Middle, and High School youth in the community, as well as classroom art’s enrichment for lower elementary aged youth. Field trips provided to supplement and enhance the educational experience of all youth. It is the vision of the Hope Covenant House CDC to have this program replicated in all three counties and offered by qualified credentialed and certified volunteers from the Public and Private School Systems. There will be a fee charged for this program as well as fundraisers and grants applications made to assure the programs success and overall management.
Job Skills Training:
The Job Skills training program of the Hope Covenant House CDC is a young adult and adult premiere program collaborating skilled individuals with individuals who are learning a skill for the first time or in need of improvement on the skill, they have obtained to advance in the work place. A database of skills that exists in the community and documentation of these skills will be readily available for Businesses to access to fulfill their needs with the people living in those communities. This will provide specific skills to be target to meet the needs in the Business community. The organization if necessary will have the ability to retrain a participant to meet certain job requirements. The retraining of individuals in the areas of, Customer relations skills, Business Presentations and Front Office Business skills to meet the specific criteria of a business is the goal of this program. An assessment made with the HR personnel administrator or CEO of the business will be required to provide proper training. Reasonable fees for the workshop will help necessary to sustain this program.
Hunger can and does exist in the midst of plenty. Nationally, more than 49 million Americans have trouble regularly putting nutritious food on the table. The mission of the Hope Covenant House Food Bank is to provide food to people in need, advocate for the hungry and educate the public about hunger related issues. Our Customer Service and Satisfaction strategy plans are to pay close attention to the Number served, develop and maintain, donor engagement. Food assistance will be provided to anyone who needs it. Our objective is to partner with other organizations who understands the need to address the hunger problem in America and in a collective effort, help to ensure access to food for families without discrimination against any person because of race, color, citizenship, religion, reprisal, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation including gender identity or expression, unfavorable discharge from the military or status as a protected veteran.