Need Help Choosing a Charity?

  • 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.
  • Review the Charity Listing in the Giving Guide or use the search engine below to search by service area, location and more to find a charity you'd like to support.
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Charities
Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
American Red Cross, Eastern NC3834Independent AgencyThe American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
American Red Cross, Highlands Chapter1413-002United Way Federation - Cumberland Co.A humanitarian organization that prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
American Red Cross, Western NC3835Independent AgencyThe American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Amref Health Africa1302Global Impact - FederationWe train local health workers and provide health services to meet the continent's dynamic and critical health needs.​​ ​
Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC3745Independent AgencyThe Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina has provided food for our neighbors facing hunger in 34 counties of NC for 40 years.
MAP International1374Global Impact - FederationChristian organization providing life-changing medicines and health supplies to people in need. Serving all people, regardless of religion, gender, race, nationality, or ethnic background.​
Medical Teams International1386Global Impact - FederationA humanitarian relief organization serving internationally and locally with expertise in refugee health care, disaster relief, and mobile dental programs.​
National Fallen Firefighters Fndn.1691America's Charities - FederationSponsors Memorial Weekend honoring America's fallen firefighters; Assists their families with scholarships and emotional support programs; Provides training for fire service; Building National Memorial Park
Plan International USA1356Global Impact - FederationWe are a global girls’ rights organization working to end gender inequality around the world.​
Project HOPE1345Global Impact - FederationWe operate globally, working side-by-side with health care workers and their communities, addressing the greatest public health challenges enabling people to live their best lives.​
Salvation Army, Davidson Co.1414-023Independent AgencyResponds to people in times of emergency and disaster, providing assistance such as nutritious meals, clothing, financial aid, accommodation, emergency shelters, after school and character-building programs, counseling and more.
Salvation Army, Greensboro1422-081United Way Federation - Gtr. GreensboroMeeting human needs for food, shelter, and personal development for children and adults without discrimination.
Salvation Army, Gtr. High Point1423-016United Way Federation - Gtr. High PointOrganization committed to building strong communities by providing assistance to children and families, the elderly and those in crisis. Also serves as community convener and facilitator.
Salvation Army, Wake Co.1587Independent AgencyProvides food, shelter, clothing and toys at Christmas to more than 100,000 people in need every year. 93 cents of every dollar we raise directly supports families in need.
UNICEF USA1327Global Impact - FederationReach children where needs are greatest, immediately respond when emergencies strike, invest in innovative solutions to the problems and advocate for their well being.
United Way, North Carolina1400-000United Way - Independent AgencyUWNC assists local United Ways in NC by providing training, advocacy, partnership with government and a 211 services network to support local community impact.
Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry4136Independent AgencyWilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry’s mission is to make people safer in their own homes by mobilizing volunteers to complete urgent repairs and accessibility upgrades.
WNCU 90.7 NCCU1725Independent AgencyWNCU 90.7 FM-Jazz, news and information public radio station that impacts it's audience through culturally diverse music and news programs that inform, educate, and enrich the community and abroad. www.wncu.org
World Renew1349Global Impact - FederationWe join the world’s families to change hunger, poverty, and injustice through locally originated community development programs and internationally coordinated disaster response.​
World Vision1379Global Impact - FederationRelief and development organization helping children worldwide by tackling causes of poverty and developing access to clean water, food, health care, education and economic opportunity.​