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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
82nd Airborne Div. Assoc.Ed. Fund1903America's Best Charities - FederationWe provide college and university scholarships to former active duty members of the 82nd Airborne Division and dependent children of association members.
A Helping Hand2533Independent AgencyA Helping Hand provides essential services such as transportation to medical appointments and shopping assistance to under-served seniors and individuals living with disability.
Abandoned Children’s Fund2990America's Best Charities - FederationThousands of innocent orphans, cruelly abandoned: alone, hungry, desperate, terrified victims of disease, war, extreme poverty. Please help us house, feed, love and rehabilitate them.
ABC of NC1801Independent AgencyABC of NC is committed to providing high-quality, evidence-based diagnostic, therapeutic, and educational services to people with autism spectrum disorder from any economic background.
Accion International1301Global Impact - FederationWe are a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing.​
Aces For Autism3914Independent AgencyAces for Autism is a non-profit treatment center dedicated to providing doctor prescribed, evidenced-based therapies for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Activate Good4097Independent AgencyActivate Good mobilizes community members ages 3 to 100 to improve our community through projects tackling everything from hunger, to education, to helping the environment!
African Wildlife Fndn.1167EarthShare NC - FederationProtects imperiled species-- lions, mountain gorillas, rhinos, elephants,-- through habitat conservation, wildlife protection, leadership training, and wildlife-friendly community-beneficial business development for more than 50 years.
Aid for African Catholic Missions5000America's Best Charities - FederationAlleviate human suffering among the poor and marginalized in East Africa. Help supply basic human/spiritual needs; build churches, schools, health clinics and youth hostels.
Aid for Trash Dump Children – An UNForgotten Fund2075America's Best Charities - FederationSave hungry children and their mothers from eating trash and living in garbage dumps. Give them clean food and water, shelter, schooling and a future.
AIDS Research Fndn. (amfAR)1013CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationInvests in innovative AIDS and COVID-19 research; advocates increased funding for research/prevention/treatment and protecting the rights of all people affected by HIV/AIDS.
Albemarle Alliance for Children & Families1470-018United Way Federation - Albemarle AreaProvide services to children, their families and their child care providers to assure that all children are healthy and prepared for success.
Albemarle Hopeline1470-001United Way Federation - Albemarle AreaAlbemarle Hopeline provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, counseling, advocacy, outreach, and prevention education
Alcohol & Drug Svcs., Guilford1423-001United Way Federation - Gtr. High PointServe clients regardless of their ability to pay. Offer behavioral health services from prevention through outpatient treatment.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Fndn.1973America's Best Charities - FederationA four-year-old cancer patient's frontyard lemonade stand evolved to a nationwide movement to find a cure for pediatric cancer. Every person can make a difference.
All Souls Counseling Center1842Independent AgencyAll Souls Counseling Center provides quality mental health counseling to uninsured and underinsured residents of Western North Carolina on a sliding scale basis.
Alley Cat Allies2919America's Best Charities - FederationEvery 15 seconds a healthy cat is killed in a shelter. Our programs help shelters save more cats and kittens, but we need your help.
Alley Cat Rescue5077America's Best Charities - FederationStray, abandoned and feral cats are neglected. Healthy cats in shelters are killed. Your contribution helps us end feline overpopulation and suffering.
Alliance of AIDS Services, Carolina1802Independent AgencyServing the community through education, prevention, and connection to compassionate and non-judgmental care through three core services: Prevention, Care, and Support.
Alliance Of Disability Advocates4098Independent AgencyAlliance of Disability Advocates serves individuals who experience a disability through empowerment, advocacy, and advancement of consumer-led initiatives with the goal of living independently in their chosen community.
Alopecia Areata Fndn.2987America's Best Charities - FederationProvides major research funding, patient educational materials and support for alopecia areata, a mystifying autoimmune disease affecting all ages, causing one's hair to fall out.
ALS Association, NC Chapter1031CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationOur organization funds global research, public policy and care programs for families living with ALS in North Carolina.
Alzheimer’s Assoc, Eastern NC Chapter1056CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationThe Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research.
Alzheimer’s Assoc, Western NC Chapter1041CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationThe Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research.
Alzheimer’s Disease Research1603America's Charities - FederationWe drive innovative research worldwide and educate the public about Alzheimer's disease, risk factors, treatments, and coping strategies.