Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend 2012 has announced four area charities that will be its beneficiaries:
- The Council for Children’s Rights (Weekend funds will go to the individual advocacy pProgram, to help abused and neglected children);
- Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (funds will provide hundreds of backpacks with food to children in need for a school year);
- Charlotte Community Health Clinic (funds will pay for basic expenses including medicine and medical supplies); and
- Pat’s Place Child Advocacy Center (the Weekend will partially fund the family advocates, who help children directly and offer after-hours emergency response for families in need).