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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
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.
Boys & Girls Homes of NC4095Independent AgencyWe provide homes for abused, neglected and abandon children by providing an environment of care that promotes health, healing and hope for Families.
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.
CASA3842Independent AgencyCASA is a nonprofit affordable housing developer and property manager, serving individuals living with disabilities in the Triangle region of North Carolina.
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.
Children’s Fund3738Independent AgencyWe care for orphans and vulnerable children worldwide, helping them get an education, rescuing them from abuse and exploitation, and nurturing them to become independent.
Children’s Home Society of NC3704Independent AgencyCHS promotes the right of every child to a permanent, safe, and loving family. We break cycles of poverty and neglect and build strong families.
Community Empowerment Fund2553Independent AgencyCEF’s mission is to cultivate opportunities, assets, and communities that sustain transitions out of homelessness and poverty. We person-centered support with financial services that pursue equity.
Community Home Trust1808Independent AgencyWe provide affordable homeownership and rental opportunities in Carrboro and Chapel Hill. We also provide free financial and homebuyer education.
Community Housing Solutions of Guilford4067Independent AgencyCommunity Housing Solutions' mission is to make Guilford County homes warmer, drier and safer by providing home repairs and ownership opportunities to low-income homeowners.
Connections of Cumberland Co.1413-027United Way Federation - Cumberland Co.We operate the only walk-in Day Resource Center with casemanagement that serves women and children who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. This Center collaborates with other resources to bring a variety of services together in one easy-to-access location.
Crisis Assistance Ministry1809Independent AgencyCrisis Assistance Ministry provides families with assistance meeting life's basic needs (housing, utilities, clothing, furniture), helping them move towards self-sufficiency.
Diakonos1427-006United Way Federation - Iredell Co.To compassionately serve men, women and children in need by providing clothing, food, access to healthcare, safe sanctuary, advocating for change and offering hope.
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.
Families Moving Forward3875Independent AgencyFamilies Moving Forward is Durham's largest emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness. We provide temporary housing, case management, skills education, and connection to community resources to help parents and children thrive in stable homes.
Family Promise of Wake Co.2538Independent AgencyFPWC has developed into a multi-faceted program addressing homelessness and its causes. FPWC provides temporary stability to homeless families as they work toward permanent independence.
Financial Pathways of the Piedmont1419-034United Way Federation - Forsyth Co.We help people build financial well-being. We help individuals and families resolve debt; learn to budget and use credit wisely.
Food For The Poor3846Independent AgencyAn interdenominational Christian organization providing food, housing, healthcare, education, fresh water, disaster relief, and income generating projects to the poor in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Green Chair Project2555Independent AgencyThe Green Chair Project works to provide the essentials of home through reused furnishings to those in Wake County recovering from homelessness, crisis or disaster.
Greensboro Housing Coalition1726Independent AgencyGHC advocates for and provides resources to people with low to moderate incomes to secure or retain fair, safe, healthy and affordable housing.
Greensboro Urban Ministry1511Independent AgencyGreensboro Urban Ministry works to express the love of God to our neighbors in need by offering food, shelter and solutions.
Greenville Community Shelters4116Independent AgencyEstablished January 31st, 1988. At Community Crossroads our Mission statement is to “serve the poor and homeless in a continuum of care from basic shelter to prevention that empowers clients to achieve and maintain lives of self-sufficiency”.