Our member volunteers are committed to building a community where all people have an opportunity for financial stability. Together, we can help families and individuals build a brighter future.
"I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community. And as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can."
George Bernard Shaw
The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Asset Building Coalition (ABC) is a voluntary organization partnership of more than 30 local organizations, agencies, businesses and individuals. Its members are committed to helping people achieve financial stability by building personal assets (savings, real property).
Two local non-profits lead the Coalition: Experiment in Self Reliance and Financial Pathways of the Piedmont, each with a long history of providing client services related to financial stability and poverty.
DEFINTION OF ASSET POVERTY:
When a family does not have enough resources set aside to meet their basic needs (food, utilities, housing) for three months.