There are so many different issues you might have. And some of them, we can help you with. 😊 Get involved… problem solved! Well maybe it’s not quite that simple but you definitely don’t have to suffer in silence. We can’t do anything about getting your trash picked up (you have to contact your city or town for that). We also don’t manage the court system or the sheriff’s office. But with 21 County departments, there is a LOT we can help you with!Continue Reading
Winter is a magical time of year. When I see snow flurries, I think of making a snowman, skiing in the mountains, or sitting near a warm, crackling fire at home. But not everyone has these same thoughts. Nearly 3,200 people in Mecklenburg County are homeless. Winter to them means cold conditions and the struggle to keep warm and fed.
What can we as a compassionate society do to help our homeless neighbors? Here are a few ideas:Continue Reading
Are you civic-minded and looking for a new volunteer opportunity? There is never a bad time to give back to your community — and you don’t have to work for your local government to do it. We often hear from residents on social media who want to lend a helping hand but don’t know where to start. Everyone is passionate about something! If you’re interested in supporting and supplementing the work that our staff is doing to make Mecklenburg County a great place to live, check out some of the opportunities we have for volunteers.