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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
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.
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.
AuthoraCare Collective3883Independent AgencyAuthoraCare empowers people to be active participants in their care, enabling them to live on their own terms through support for mind, body and spirit.
Black Mountain Center Fndn.1537Independent AgencyEnhance and support Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center's care of persons with intellectual disabilities and individuals with dementia, through programs, initiatives, activities and equipment.
Center for Volunteer Caregiving3520Independent AgencyProvide friendly visits, transportation to medical appointments and grocery, light housekeeping, and caregiver respite to older adults and adults with disabilities living independently using trained volunteers.
Charles House Assoc.1552Independent AgencyCharles House supports caregiving families through the Daytime Eldercare Program and the innovative neighborhood Eldercare Homes. Additionally, students and interns are nurtured into a positive relationship with aging and elders
Council on Aging, Chatham Co.3922Independent AgencyChatham County non-profit providing programs and services to assist older adults in maintaining quality of life and independence at home.
Council on Aging, Pitt Co.3895Independent AgencyHome delivered meals to 350+ homebound, rural, isolated older adults with 200+ on the waiting list across Pitt County.
Cumberland Co. Coordinating Council on Older Adults1413-009United Way Federation - Cumberland Co.Dedicated to helping older adults maintain independence with dignity through the provision of home and community-based supportive services.
Disability Rights & Resources3943Independent AgencyCreating a fully inclusive community in which all people, with and without disabilities, may pursue their own goals and choices for living and working together.
Durham Center for Senior Life4109Independent AgencyThe Durham Center for Senior Life provides educational and social programming, nutritional congregate meals, and supportive services to seniors 55+ in the Durham County area.
Hospice & Palliative Care, Caldwell Co.1540Independent AgencyTo provide care and support to terminally ill persons, by an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers and volunteers.
Hospice & Palliative Care, Mountain Valley1534Independent AgencyProvides hospice services to terminally ill patients across 18 counties in rural northwestern NC and southwestern Virginia. As a non-profit hospice and palliative care organization we never denies a patient based on his or her ability to pay for the comprehensive end-of-life care we provide.
Hospice & Palliative Care, Wake Co.3776Independent AgencyProviding care and comfort for patients facing serious illness. Care team goal is to provide the greatest quality of life possible wherever you call home.
Hospice & Palliative Care, Yancey Co.3614Independent AgencyCompassionate in home professional hospice and palliative medicine provided by a team of professionals in the field
Hospice & Palliative CareCenter (Trellis)4076Independent AgencyTrellis Supportive Care provides compassionate care for individuals living with a life-limiting illness and their families through quality medical, emotional, spiritual and social support.
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle1894Independent AgencyInter-Faith Food Shuttle pioneers innovative, transformative solutions to end local hunger. We feed hungry neighbors, grow fresh produce, and teach nutrition, gardening and culinary skills.
Legal Aid of NC1514Independent AgencyLegal Aid of North Carolina provides free civil legal help to low-income people to ensure equal access to justice and to remove barriers to economic opportunity
Lutheran Services Carolinas1897Independent AgencyProtecting the health and safety of North Carolina’s older adults through skilled nursing, short-term rehabilitation, assisted and independent living, low-income housing, and community-based programs.
Meals on Wheels, Cabarrus1542Independent AgencyCabarrus Meals on Wheels assists home bound seniors and disabled adults remain in their homes with the delivery of a hot, nutritious noontime meal. Caring volunteers deliver meals and provide daily social contact.
Meals on Wheels, Chapel Hill-Carrboro3849Independent AgencyWe provide much more than a meal to aging adults. Friendly check-ins, every Monday-Friday provide unique opportunities to meet nutritional needs, combat social isolation and address safety hazards.
Meals on Wheels, Durham1512Independent AgencyMeals on Wheels Durham delivers lunches to homebound seniors. The combination of nutritious meals and social contact help our clients remain independent.
Meals on Wheels, Wake Co.1820Independent AgencyDelivers daily (Monday through Friday) hot, prepared meals for homebound seniors and disabled neighbors. Volunteers provide a check-up visit. Congregate dining locations available.