Our Community Partners

Isabella Santos Foundation

Isabella Santos Foundation is committed to improving rare pediatric cancer treatment options in an effort to increase survival rates of kids with cancer so they can live their dreams. They invest in pediatric cancer research, help fund pediatric cancer trials and studies and support families affected by cancer.

CPI joined the fight to end pediatric cancer by participating as a proud sponsor of the annual ISF 5K Run & Brunch.

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Isabella Santos Foundation

Isabella Santos Foundation is committed to improving rare pediatric cancer treatment options in an effort to increase survival rates of kids with cancer so they can live their dreams. They invest in pediatric cancer research, help fund pediatric cancer trials and studies and support families affected by cancer.

CPI joined the fight to end pediatric cancer by participating as a proud sponsor of the annual ISF 5K Run & Brunch.

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Promise Youth Development

Promise Youth Development promotes healthy choices and inspires resilience through positive relationships with caring mentors from elementary through high school students. PYD focuses on mentoring, health promotion and academic enhancement.

CPI is honored to begin a new partnership with Promise Youth Development in 2020 and look forward to providing volunteer opportunities for our employees to get involved and give back to our community.

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Turning Point Academy

Turning Point Academy is an alternative education option within CMS designed to meet the educational needs of students through therapeutic intervention services, behavior and academic prevention and intervention programs.

CPI is proud to partner with TPA in their mission of bringing positive change to the Charlotte community.

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Step Up to Leadership

Step Up to Leadership works to equip youth and young adults with the necessary tools to help them achieve their goals of exceling in the classroom and community, by helping them improve their behavior and decision-making skills. SUTL provides training in areas such as Leadership skills, Self-Values, Conflict Resolution Drug Awareness and Self-Control & Character building.

CPI is proud to partner with this life-changing organization in developing our future leaders.

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Allegro Foundation

Allegro Foundation is a Champion for Children with Disabilities that combines movement instruction with educational & medical expertise, creating new techniques to teach children with disabilities and enhance their quality of life.

CPI is proud to partner with the Allegro Foundation as an annual sponsor of their Ambassador’s Ball.

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Autism Strong Foundation

Autism Strong Foundation provides support, community and hope for those touched by autism. All funds raised by Autism Strong are donated to our community in the way that will make the greatest impact; connecting families and children to the resources they desperately need.

CPI began a partnership with ASF in 2018 as a partner in the AMRAP 4 Autism community fitness charity event with a goal of awareness, support and most importantly love for those impacted with Autism.

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Apparo helps local nonprofits leverage technology and improve business processes to expand how they create positive social change in our community.

CPI began our partnership with Apparo in 2017 which includes heavy participation from our IT department.

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B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) provides free, hands-on advanced driver training through its Teen Pro-Active Driving School. Their goal is to prevent injuries and save lives by educating and training teenage drivers and their parents about responsible driving.

For over 5 years, CPI has been involved in the annual B.R.A.K.E.S Gala.

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Boy Scouts of America

Mecklenburg County Boy Scouts of America prepares young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. In Scouting, boys and girls start with their best right now selves and grow into their very best future selves.

Since 2017, CPI has served at various levels of sponsorship, including Presenting, for the annual Leadership Dinner.

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Foundation

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Foundation works to strengthen Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department services and to promote public safety in Charlotte, North Carolina by providing private funding for police initiatives that are not included in their current budget. The organization dedicates their efforts to assuring safer neighborhoods and highly skilled and equipped police through better technology, education and programming. A few initiatives include: The purchase of 1,400 body worn cameras, DNA equipment, salary and supplies for the DNA lab and most recently funding for the new De-escalation Training Facility.

CPI has been honored to partner with CMPF since it’s inception in 2004 and continues to support the annual Spring Luncheon.

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Catawba Riverkeepers Foundation

Catawba Riverkeepers Foundation is a local, community-based group of members and volunteers that educates and advocates to protect the Catawba-Wateree River Basin for all who depend on and enjoy it. Their goal is to sustain plentiful, clean water for generations to come.

CPI is proud to support the Catawba Riverkeepers Foundation and all they do to keep the water in our community clean and safe.

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Children's Attention Home

Children's Attention Home provides nurturing care and life changing services for youth and families in need. CAH is located in York County and serves children in foster care and teens (ages 17-20) without reliable shelter by offering temporary shelter, compassionate support and individualized care for every child.

CPI has been involved for many years with CAH through their annual Heart of the Home luncheon.

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Child Care Resources Inc

Child Care Resources Inc is a private, non-profit child care resource and referral agency that works with families and communities to help ensure that all children have access to high-quality, affordable early learning and school-age opportunities and experiences that enable them to succeed in school and in life.

CPI has partnered with CCR&R since 2015 with participation in the Little Wonders Gala.

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Conquer Chiari

Conquer Chiari is dedicated to improving the experiences and outcomes of Chiari and syringomyelia patients through education, awareness, and research. Chiari Malformation is a serious neurological disorder related to the brain causing many symptoms.

CPI began our partnership of Conquer Chiari in 2018 as a partner in their annual Walk Across America event.

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Children's Theatre of Charlotte

Children's Theatre of Charlotte works to create exceptional theatre experiences, inspiring generations to explore the wonder of their world. It has grown to become one of the top theatre and education organizations in the country for young people.

CPI is honored to partner with the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte to help provide programming to over 250,000 young people across our region.

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Do the Right Thing

Do The Right Thing is dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth, who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity. Children from Charlotte-Mecklenburg can be nominated by teachers, firefighters, police officers, teachers, the public, or anyone else, for any actions or deeds they performed to “Do The Right Thing.”

CPI has held a longstanding partnership with Do The Right Thing and hosted a ceremony each school year for over a decade to help give accolades to these brave young men and women.

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HopeWay aims to be a premier leader of mental health services by providing holistic care grounded in science, while building awareness and acceptance through education. Their mission is to make hope tangible by inspiring mental wellness for all.

CPI began our partnership in 2018 by participating in the Hoops for Hopeway 3 on 3 basketball tournament as well as sponsoring the HopeWay and Blue Angels Foundation Dinner.

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Humane Society of Charlotte

Humane Society of Charlotte is a community resource committed to delivering effective, innovative services that strengthen the human-animal bond and improve the lives of companion animals and the people who care about them. HSC follows a no-kill philosophy, which is based on saving all animals that come into their care which is evident in their live release rate of 99.9%. The Humane Society of Charlotte works tirelessly to improve our community by creating new, loving families, and building a world where there are no more homeless and unwanted animals.

CPI is proud to support the HSC as a partner of their annual Pet Palooza Festival.

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Jamie Kimble Foundation for Courage

Jamie Kimble Foundation for Courage is working to create a future without intimate partner violence. To make that a reality, JKFFC is dedicated to funding initiatives with defined outcomes that prevent intimate partner violence, that provide educational curriculum for youth and young adults, that promote awareness, and that provide credible research for the exploration of innovative methods that stop intimate partner violence.

CPI began our partnership with JKFFC in 2018 as a sponsor of the Women for Courage luncheon.

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NC Heroes Fund

North Carolina Heroes Fund works to improve the quality of life for the military men and women of North Carolina and their families who are experiencing financial hardships as a result of their service, often times from overseas deployment. Many of these men and women have been medically retired from the military and are waiting to receive VA benefits. The NC Heroes Fund has stepped in and bridged the gap for many of these families, taking care of essential living expenses such as mortgage/rent payments, car payments and insurance payments.

CPI is proud to partner with NC Heroes Fund as a sponsor of the Heroes Luncheon.

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Olympic High School Foundation & Athletics Program

Olympic High School Foundation & Athletics Program - The Foundation's All-Star Teacher Program was created to support teachers. Classroom teachers are the primary source of a quality education and by focusing on their needs and fostering their creative initiatives we can have a lasting, positive impact on the achievements of current and future students.

In addition to the Foundation, for over a decade CPI has proudly supported the Olympic High School Athletic Booster Club as well as the Band Booster.

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital works tirelessly to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. No child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.

CPI has worked with the local St. Jude fundraising office for over a decade providing monetary, auction and volunteer support to help fund groundbreaking research and treatment.

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The 200 Club of Wake County

200 Club of Wake County is an organization of concerned citizens dedicated to supporting First Responders living or working in Wake County. The primary mission is to provide immediate financial help for families of First Responders living or working in Wake County who have lost their lives in the line of duty as well as providing college scholarship assistance for surviving children or spouse as well as other initiatives to assist first responders on a daily basis.

CPI has had the honor of partnering with The 200 Club of Wake County over the last 5 years by participating as a sponsor of the First Responders Appreciation Breakfast.

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USO of North Carolina

USO of North Carolina is the lead organization charged with supporting military, retired military and their families in the state of North Carolina by offering support services and critical programs. USO of NC is completely reliant on funding from private grants, donations, corporate gifts and sponsorships, and fundraisers. It receives no direct funding from the national USO or from the government.

CPI is honored to partner with the USO of North Carolina as a Patriot sponsor of the Power Luncheon.

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Susan G. Komen Charlotte

Susan G. Komen Charlotte works tirelessly to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Komen Charlotte has been integral in helping the newly diagnosed and survivors by providing support, treatment assistance programs, information and more.

CPI has been involved with Komen Charlotte for years as the recipient of an October giving campaign, through the annual Race for the Cure and Laugh for the Cure events and with our very own COO becoming the 2019 Pink Tie Guy.

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Greensboro Police Foundation

Greensboro Police Foundation works to supplement funding for innovative police programs, equipment and technology that make Greensboro a safer community to live, work and visit. GPF was established in 2012 and has raised over $1M to enhance the police department including the significant accomplishment of raising enough funds to purchase 125 body-worn cameras.

CPI has been involved with the Greensboro Police Foundation since its inception in 2012 and sponsors the annual Blue Salute signature event. 

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Claire's Army

Claire's Army supports families fighting childhood cancer by supporting their daily responsibilities, allowing them to focus on their child. Each newly diagnosed family admitted at Levine Children’s Hospital and Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital in Charlotte receive a Claire Package – a useful utility tote that contains essentials such as towels, a bathmat, room disinfectant, dishwashing liquid, a journal, gas card/restaurant gift card and more along with custom ordered dinners for the patient and family during their hospital stays. Claire’s Army also pays bills on behalf of families who are suffering financially due to rigorous treatment schedules. These include but are not limited to mortgage/rent payments, utilities, travel needs for treatment and more.

CPI is proud to host Claire’s Army as employees join together to build Claire Packages for local families facing an unimaginable diagnosis. 

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Niner University Elementary

Niner University Elementary at Amay James is a public school created and led by the education experts at UNC Charlotte with the mission of supporting each learner's unique identity in a place where academic achievement, social development, and happiness can thrive. This program is intended to support and meet the needs of underserved students, ensuring children in our community have access to a quality education. Niner University Elementary School opened Fall of 2020 with grades K-2, and it will continue to add grades each year until reaching its maximum of 300 students K-5.

CPI employees recently came together to support children and families at the newly opened Niner University Elementary school by donating over 1,000 healthy food options to their Nutrition for Niners food drive. 

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Mothers of Murdered Offspring

Mothers of Murdered Offspring (MOM-O) is a group of survivors that support mothers and families of murder victims while partnering with organizations focused on long-term solutions to prevent crime in our communities. MOM-O directs these families to resources, information, aid and brings peace and comfort in their greatest time of need. CPI joined MOM-O for their annual holiday dinner, serving hundreds of families in the Charlotte region.

Here at CPI Security, we work tirelessly to make our communities safer for everyone, so no family has to endure such pain. We are proud to partner with Mothers of Murdered Offspring to help support families of murder victims.

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Freedom Communities

Freedom Communities is a nonprofit focused on empowering people in the Freedom Drive Corridor of West Charlotte with the tools and resources they need to meet basic needs and to disrupt the cycle of intergenerational poverty with a holistic and family-centered approach to community transformation.

In December 2019, Freedom Communities purchased an empty church that would have been lost to redevelopment in the area. Now known as the Tuckaseegee Opportunity Hub, this site allows the organization to grow their roots in the community while better-serving families and improving access to resources. CPI Security is proud to donate $50,000.00 for renovations that will help transform the church into a safe haven, community gathering space, workforce development lab, and more. In addition, we are proud to support their Moms Moving Forward program with a $30,000.00 donation. Moms Moving Forward is a 12-month program for single mothers and their children that provides coaching and workforce training, educational support for children, and financial literacy training. It's a targeted program to help families plan and save for the future, improve skills, and find and access opportunities. CPI Security is proud to support this incredible organization to help empower people to climb the ladder of opportunity.

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Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) Greenville County's The goal of LEAD Greenville is to connect the community and law enforcement in the name of appreciation and gratitude. LEAD gives community members the opportunity to host this annual weeklong event as a thank you to the men and women who courageously dedicate their lives to serve the citizens of Greenville County.

CPI is honored to be a part of LEAD Greenville as the sponsor of all “valor bags” given out to these deserving individuals.

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Foundation of Hope

Foundation of Hope is dedicated to their mission of conquering mental illness by investing in groundbreaking scientific research and mental health initiatives. The Foundation partners with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Department of Psychiatry to fund critical research and is committed to raising awareness and supporting effective treatment programs so one day we can eliminate suffering from mental illness.

Since 2015, CPI has proudly participated in both the Evening of Hope and the Walk for Hope.

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is leading the fight against type 1 diabetes (T1D) by funding research, advocating for policies that accelerate access to new therapies, and providing a support network for millions of people around the world impacted by T1D.

CPI is honored to support local JDRF chapters throughout our footprint from the JDRF One Walk to the annual Hope Galas as the BidPal Sponsor.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

Muscular Dystrophy Association is spearheading efforts to transform the lives of people with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular diseases. MDA funds groundbreaking research for promising treatments and provides families with the highest quality care from the best doctors in the country.

CPI is proud to support MDA over the years through their annual Muscle Team event and now as the Presenting Sponsor of the Fill the Boot Campaign in various cities across NC and Columbia, SC.

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Right Moves for Youth

Right Moves for Youth is a school-based, youth development and student support program focused on helping teens develop the skills to succeed in school and life. The mission of RMFY is to help students graduate high school with a plan for their future success and collaborates with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and other community partners.

CPI has partnered with RMFY for over a decade as the presenting sponsor of their annual Twilight 5k race and puts together a Real Time Racers team to help promote fitness and giving back to our community.

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