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  • Start by asking yourself, “What’s important to me?” Think about people in your life, your hobbies and interests, and things you would like to change or are concerned about.
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Charities
Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
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.
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!
America’s Charities1600America's Charities - FederationWorking to build strong communities. Addressing needs of children, families, communities by helping employers and employees support our member charities' programs.
American Indian Youth Running Strong5109America's Best Charities - FederationRaising standard of living, self-esteem of Native American children. Providing relief, development to Indian Reservations. Teaching traditional life skills, healthy lifestyles, respect for Mother Earth.
AMIkids NC Family Services4059Independent AgencySince 2011, AMIkids NCFS has fostered growth and success by providing in-home, individualized, respect-based Functional Family Therapy to at-risk kids and families across the state.
Amref Health Africa1302Global Impact - FederationWe train local health workers and provide health services to meet the continent's dynamic and critical health needs.​​ ​
Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland Co.1805Independent AgencyThe Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County supports individual creativity, cultural preservation, economic development, and lifelong learning through the arts.
Ashe Food Pantry3915Independent AgencyOur mission is to lead the fight to eliminate hunger in our community by acquiring and distributing food to those who seek aid. This is accomplished by having multiple pantries each geared to reach different groups of food insecure people.
Asheville City Schools Fndn.3515Independent AgencyACSF’s innovative programs include the Racial Equity Ambassadors, In Real Life After-School, grants to educators, teaching artist classroom residencies, scholarships, and emergency assistance for families.
Ashoka1375Global Impact - FederationTo advance an Everyone a Changemaker world, where anyone can apply the skills of changemaking to solve complex social problems.​
BackPack Beginnings1513Independent AgencyOur mission is to deliver child-centric services to feed, comfort and clothe children in need.
Baptist Children’s Homes of NC3641Independent AgencyBaptist Children’s Homes of NC provides compassionate homes to abused and neglected children as well as care for senior adults and special needs adults.
Believe in Tomorrow National Children’s Fndn.1639America's Best Charities - FederationKeeping families together during medical crisis. We provide exceptional hospital/respite housing to critically ill children and their families, so they find hope and comfort.
Big Brothers Big Sisters, Central Piedmont1423-017United Way Federation - Gtr. High PointCreate and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
Big Brothers Big Sisters, Triangle3858Independent AgencyWe create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. We empower youth to achieve their full potential.
Blue Ridge Parkway Fndn.1121EarthShare NC - FederationPhilanthropic partner for Blue Ridge Parkway supporting projects and programs focused on natural resource preservation, cultural heritage, education and outreach, and enriching visitor experiences
Book Harvest3918Independent AgencyBook Harvest provides an abundance of books and ongoing literacy support to families and their children from birth and serves as a model for communities committed to ensuring that children are lifelong readers and learners.
Boy Scouts of America, Central NC Council3867Independent AgencyThe ScoutReach Program identifies at risk youth with few chances for opportunities for personal success and achievement. A several challenges face these youth, such as: single parent families, increased drop out rates and family income below the poverty line. For many of these youth, extracurricular activities are not an option due to cost as barrier to entry.
Boy Scouts of America, East Carolina Council3871Independent AgencyEast Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America provided leadership development and character education programs for boys and girls ages 6 through 21.
Boy Scouts of America, Occoneechee Council3500Independent AgencyBoy Scouts of America's mission is preparing young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling values of the Scout oath and law.
Boy Scouts of America, Old Hickory Council4064Independent AgencyThe mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law
Boy Scouts of America, Old North State Council, Randolph Co.1438-007United Way Federation - Randolph Co.To serve others by instilling values in young people, and to prepare them to make ethical choices and achieve their full potential.
Boy Scouts of America, Tuscarora Council1450-002United Way Federation - Wayne Co.BSA mission is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling values of the Scout Oath and Law.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Albemarle1470-020United Way Federation - Albemarle AreaTo inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to realize their full potential as responsible productive caring citizens.
Boys & Girls Clubs, Brigade4065Independent AgencyProvides after school and summer programs for at-risk youth in New Hanover, Onslow and Pender Counties.