Urban League of Central Carolinas

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Job Readiness and Life Skills Services

Our job readiness/life skills programs are designed to offer a variety of short-term career development/training services directed at those individuals seeking a quick return to the labor market. The mission of the Urban League of Central Carolinas is to empower the citizens of this great community to attain financial stability and social justice through education, training and placement.  Being unemployed or underemployed can put a stain on a small and/or limited budget leaving little disposable income for basic necessities. Your donations help to overcome some of these barriers and help families secure their daily essentials.

Below is a list of items that are always needed:

Cleaning/Storage Supplies

  • All purpose cleaning solutions (counters, floors, windows)
  • Dish soap
  • Trash bags
  • Laundry detergent
  • Foil, plastic wrap & storage bags

Hygiene Supplies

  • Body and hand soap
  • Deodorant
  • Diapers & wipes
  • Pull-Ups Training pants
  • Feminine hygiene supplies
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Toothpaste & toothbrushes
  • Hair brushes, combs & razors

Non-Perishable and Other Household Items

  • Baby formula
  • Baby bottles
  • Juice boxes
  • Fruit snacks
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels

Other Items

  • Gift Cards (local fast food restaurants) i.e. McDonalds, Subway, etc.
  • Gift Cards (local grocery stores) i.e. Food Lion, Walmart
  • Over-the-Counter medication (aspirin, cold/flu)
  • Phone Card
  • Umbrellas

Drop Off Details

Please drop of your donations at Urban League of Central Carolinas' main office located at 740 West 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 (map here). Hours of acceptance are as follows:

  • Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Important Note: Pick up services are not available.