Our mission is to serve, facilitate, and build community through sustained human development. 


Friendship Gardens

Friendship Gardens is a 12-unit, multi-family, affordable housing community located on Catherine Simmons Avenue and Custer Street in historic West Charlotte. Friendship Gardens was developed to help stabilize the area and provide relief from the affordable housing crisis in Charlotte.

Leased by Henderson Properties.


Great Things

In 2006, Great Things! resale boutique opened at 1914 Beatties Ford Road. Great Things! creates jobs and job-training, and generates revenue for the support of My Sister’s House through the sale of new and gently-used clothes, furniture, and household décor. Additionally, Great Things! facilitates monthly donations of clothing and household items to our neighbors in need.

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My Sister's House

My Sister’s House Transitional Living Program (MSH), a 24-bed facility for single, homeless women, opened in 2010 at 3239 Beatties Ford Road. MSH provides temporary housing in a safe environment, while offering life skills focused on six key areas (empowerment and mental, physical, financial, spiritual, and legal health) that help residents become self-sufficient.


Sweet Creations

Sweet Creations of Charlotte is a full-service catering company that provides affordable, delicious, and healthy cuisine for social, corporate, and special events. With each meal we serve, we create sustainable solutions to poverty, hunger, and homelessness. And for each meal you purchase, you enable us to have a larger impact.


Ready to Make an Impact?

We encourage you to share your time, talents, and expertise with us. Whether you can give an hour or four, $25 or $250, a case of water or a pallet of paper towels – we welcome your contributions. Contact our office (980.771.3965 or info@friendshipcdc.org)  to discuss how you can support our work and impact the community. 

Giving back creates a ripple effect of good following good.