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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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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.
Abandoned Children’s Fund2990America's Best Charities - FederationThousands of innocent orphans, cruelly abandoned: alone, hungry, desperate, terrified victims of disease, war, extreme poverty. Please help us house, feed, love and rehabilitate them.
Alcohol & Drug Svcs., Guilford1423-001United Way Federation - Gtr. High PointServe clients regardless of their ability to pay. Offer behavioral health services from prevention through outpatient treatment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Care Net2452CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationOffering compassion, hope, and help to women and men considering abortion by presenting realistic alternatives and Christ-centered support through our life-affirming network.
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.
Carter Center1990America's Best Charities - FederationWaging Peace. Fighting Disease. Building Hope. Led by former President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter, the Center advances human rights and alleviates unnecessary human suffering.
Catholic Charities Diocese, Charlotte1547Independent Agencyn accredited agency providing help in western NC: food assistance, disaster services, case management, counseling, veterans services, refugee and immigration services, adoption, and more.
Catholic Charities Diocese, Raleigh1503Independent AgencyOur mission, values, services, and commitment remain constant in serving all people in need. The agency provides Disaster Services, Emergency Assistance, Immigration Assistance, Services in Support of the Family, and Parish and Community Engagement Assistance.
Catholic Legal Immigration Network5114America's Best Charities - FederationCLINIC and its 270+ affiliates assist low-income immigrants, reunite families, promote citizenship, help victims of domestic violence, advocate, build capacity, and train legal immigration providers.
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.
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.
Child Advocacy Center1807Independent AgencyProvides a safe child friendly location for child victims of sexual and physical abuse to receive help, hope and healing.
Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas4020Independent AgencyWe do this by providing financial, logistical and emotional assistance ensuring every child access to lifesaving treatment, regardless how far/often required, until age 21.
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.
Church World Service1370Global Impact - FederationA faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. ​
Communities In Schools, Cape Fear1406-062United Way Federation - Cape Fear AreaCISCF works in partnership with public schools to identify and connect students, many in jeopardy of dropping out, with resources to stay engaged in school.
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.