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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.
  • 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
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.
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 Buncombe Community Christian Ministry1532Independent AgencyABCCM is a leading charity addressing poverty, hunger, homelessness and access to healthcare for Buncombe County residents regardless of race, sex, age, religion or disability.
BackPack Beginnings1513Independent AgencyOur mission is to deliver child-centric services to feed, comfort and clothe children in need.
Blue Ridge Community Health Services3917Independent AgencyProviding healthcare that is accessible and affordable to all regardless of ability to pay. Services include: COVID Vaccinations, medical, dental, behavioral health, nutrition and Pharmacy.
Bread & Water for Africa2052America's Best Charities - FederationStrengthening African initiatives for self-sufficiency through grassroots health, clean water, education, orphanages, vocational training, agriculture, and micro-credit programs focusing on women and children.
Brunswick Family Assistance Agency1541Independent AgencyBrunswick Family Assistance Agency is dedicated to imp[roving the lives of families and individuals in crisis in Brunswick County, who are willing to help themselves, by providing emergency assistance and educational and skills development programs.
Burke United Christian Ministries1850Independent AgencyWe provide crisis meals through our Soup Kitchen, food through food pantry, clothing and financial assistance.
Cabarrus Cooperative Christian Ministry4041Independent AgencyCCM provides assistance to members of our community experiencing food, financial, or housing crisis. CCM empowers families with resources and education to achieve permanent stability.
Carolina for Kibera3645Independent AgencyCFK utilizes a participatory development and ethical research approach to develop local leaders, improve public health, and alleviate poverty in informal settlements in Kenya.
Catholic Relief Services1934America's Best Charities - FederationRushes food, clothing, shelter, water and comfort to God's most vulnerable children effectively and efficiently in times of disaster and provides the means to self-sufficiency.
ChildFund International USA1309Global Impact - FederationHelping deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to become young adults and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities.​
Children International1333Global Impact - FederationWe aim to create a world without poverty where every child, family and community is connected, productive and thriving, through health, education, empowerment and employment.​​
Children’s Hunger Fund2010America's Best Charities - FederationFeeding the hungry at home and abroad. Food, clothing and medicines aid children in impoverished countries and in America's inner-cities.
Christian Relief Services1917America's Best Charities - FederationHelp wipe out poverty and hunger in the USA, including Indian Reservations, Appalachia and overseas, by providing food, water, medicine, education, shelter to children/families.
Church World Service1370Global Impact - FederationA faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. ​
Community Table2554Independent AgencyThe Community Table provides free supper service 4 nights a week from 4pm-6pm. We also have a client-choice pantry that operates from 11am-6pm those same 4 days for residents of Jackson County, NC. We provide nutritious meals, in a welcome environment to those in need.
Compassion International Incorporated1313Global Impact - FederationWe exist as a child-advocacy ministry to release children from their spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty to become responsible, fulfilled Christian adults.​
Cooperative for Asst. & Relief Everywhere (CARE)1337Global Impact - FederationStarted in 1945 delivering CARE Packages to war-torn Europe.  Today, working around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice.​
Cora Food Pantry – Chatham Outreach Alliance3754Independent AgencyCORA is a nonprofit organization that serves food to individuals and families within our community who are in need during difficult personal economic periods
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.
Doctors Without Borders1312CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationAn independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics and natural disasters in more than 70 countries.​
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.
Durham Rescue Mission3659Independent AgencyProviding food, safe shelter, clothing, counsel, vocational training, job placement, educational opportunities, & transitional/supportive housing to homeless,/addicted men, women, and mothers with children.
Echo1343Global Impact - FederationFights world hunger by helping people help themselves. Provides training, information, and seeds to development workers and missionaries working with small-scale farmers in 190+ countries.​