LendingTree Foundation Awards $150,000 to Local Nonprofits Through Community Impact Grants

In an effort to empower local nonprofits, the LendingTree Foundation today announced that a one-time Community Impact Grant of $25,000 would be awarded to six Charlotte-based nonprofits, infusing $150,000 into the greater community. This program provides small, one-time grants to founder-led, community-embedded nonprofits that are on their way to making a big difference. This year’s […]

Delivering Design

Over several weeks this summer and fall, 10 of Charlotte’s top interior designers donated their time and talent to Furnished, the second annual fundraising event for Furnish for Good. Started in October 2019 by Priscilla Chapman, Lesley Faulkner and Mary Beth Hollett, the nonprofit provides gently used and new furnishings for individuals and families transitioning […]

Noble Design

Ten Charlotte interior designers create dreamy spaces to help Furnish for Good serve those in need. by Michelle Boudin Maria Lindsay was homeless for 10 years before finally getting a place of her own last year. She moved in with her two children but didn’t have any money left over for furniture. That’s when she […]

Women of Faith

Eighteen months ago, Priscilla Chapman, Lesley Faulkner, and Mary Beth Hollett did not know each other although each had lived in Charlotte for years. Now, it is difficult for them to remember a time when they weren’t talking multiple times on the phone, exchanging emails, and sweating together in a warehouse off of College Street. […]

Housewarming helpers

Furnish for Good helps families transitioning out of poverty upfit their new homes. Priscilla Chapman, Lesley Faulkner and Mary Beth Hollett met just over a year ago through their mutual friend and local homeless advocate, Kathy Izard. The three moms were searching for a way to give back to the Charlotte community — Hollett is […]

Design on a Dime

Our recent fundraising event – Furnished – was recently featured in Charlotte Home + Decor magazine. We invited 10 local designers to share their time and talents, all for the benefit of our mission. Read Full Article