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Red, White and Food

It’s that time again. Each year, on Independence Day, the First Ward Community Fund provides lunch for the men and women on duty at Fire Station One. This is how we, in First Ward, says thank you to the Charlotte Fire Department for helping to keep us safe each and every day. The loss of […]

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The First Ward Community Fund is helping our friends at Carolinas Metro Inc raise money for  their U18 baseball team to attend a tournament in Atlanta. Recruiters from Historically Black Colleges and scouts from Major League Baseball attend this event. The group is holding a raffle to fund the cost of the trip. We offer […]

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Heading out from CMPD HQ

2013 Law Enforcement Ride to DC

Once again, the First Ward Community Fund donated $500.00 to help support CMPD’s annual bike ride to our nation’s capitol. Members of the local law enforcement community make the trek each year to honor and remember those who have died in the line of duty. The five-hundred mile trip takes four days and it culminates […]

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First Ward and the Bobcats

The Charlotte Bobcats ended the season with a three game win streak and they are a team looking forward to next year. First Ward resident will be looking forward too. This year we gave away one-hundred-sixty-four tickets to our friends and neighbors. Children who did well in school or who did volunteer work or adults […]

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Gatorade for CMPD Central Division

Happy Fourth!

Happy Fourth to one and all! Yesterday; a few members of the First Ward Community Fund board delivered a supply of Gatorade to the Central Division for the  men and women who will be protecting us, in Uptown, on Independence Day. CMPD will be working twelve hour shifts and it is going to be hot, […]

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Thank You Charlotte Fire Department

Yesterday, as part of our annual Independence Day thank you, the First Ward Community Fund provided lunch to everyone on duty at Station One. Neighbors were welcome to stop in for tours and meet the firefighters. Mayor Anthony Foxx, a First Ward resident, and Councilwomen Patsy Kinsey spent some time at the Station and enjoyed […]

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The Lady Cats and company

First Ward Basketball Clinic

The First Ward Community Fund, Charlotte Housing Authority (CHA) and Police Activities League (PAL) held a youth basketball clinic on Saturday, March 19th at the First Ward Recreation Center from 11:00am to 2:00pm. The center is located at 610 E 7th Street. Charlotte, North Carolina, March 19, 2011:  More than 120 people attended and 70 […]

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Two New Police Bikes

The First Ward Community Fund gives two new police bikes to the officers of the Central Division. Charlotte, North Carolina, January 4th, 2011:  Today the First Ward Community Fund presented a pair of police bikes to the Central Division of CMPD. In the latter part of 2010 the Fund organized a raffle, as a fundraiser, […]

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Fire Station One

Thank You Charlotte Fire Department!

For the second year in a row Fire Station Number One was open for tours for neighborhood residents and to honor the men and women at the station the FWCF provided dinner for all who were on duty during the holiday. This was an opportunity for the neighbors to stop by and say hello and thank you to […]

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