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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern NC1056CHC: Creating Healthier Comm - MemberThe Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research.
Alzheimer’s Association, Western NC1041CHC: Creating Healthier Comm - MemberThe Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research.
Baptist Children’s Homes of NC3641Independent AgencyBaptist Children's Homes provides homes to abused/neglected children, families, developmentally disabled adults and Care Communities/Services for Senior adults as well as Adoption services.
Black Mountain Center Fndn.1537Independent AgencyEnhance Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center's care of persons with intellectual developmental disabilities and specialized Alzheimer's/dementias, through programs, activities and equipment.
Cabarrus Cooperative Christian Ministry4041Independent AgencyCCM is Cabarrus County's largest crisis intervention provider, serving over 51,000 residents per year through its food, housing, financial assistance, and education services.
Catholic Charities Diocese, Charlotte1547Independent AgencyAn accredited agency providing help in western NC: food assistance, disaster services, case management, counseling, veterans services, refugee and immigration services, adoption, and more
Center for Volunteer Caregiving3520Independent AgencyProvide friendly visits, transportation to medical appointments and grocery, home chores, and caregiver respite to older adults and adults with disabilities living independently using trained volunteers.
Charles House Assoc.1552Independent AgencyCharles House supports families caring for aging family members, facing the challenges of cognitive and physical decline. A therapeutic Day Program engages participants and offers respite to caregivers. Also, the Charles House Eldercare Home is an innovative model for residential eldercare.
Community Housing Solutions, Guilford4067Independent AgencyCommunity Housing Solutions’ mission is to make Guilford County homes warmer, drier and safer by providing repairs and ownership opportunities to low-income homeowners.
Council on Aging, Pitt Co.3895Independent AgencyWe deliver 400 hot meals a day, Monday-Friday, to homebound isolated, frail, seniors across Pitt County.
Cumberland Co. Coordinating Council on Older Adults1413-009UW Cumberland - MemberDedicated to helping older adults maintain independence with dignity through the provision of home and community-based supportive services.
Diaper Bank of NC3931Independent AgencyDBNC removes barriers to education, employment, and well-being by distributing free hygiene products to low-income NC residents through community partners that offer additional support services.
Disability Rights NC1544Independent AgencyDRNC is a state-wide legal advocacy agency fighting for the rights of people with disabilities in North Carolina. All services are at no cost.
Durham Center for Senior Life4109Independent AgencyOur Mission is to enrich the lives of Durham seniors 55+ by promoting healthy, active and independent lifestyles. DCSL offers hundreds of free programs, services, classes, and events each year.
Families and Communities Rising4193Independent AgencyFCR (est. 1969) focuses on early education, childhood mental health, child abuse and neglect, and respite programs in Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties, and nationwide.
Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC3745Independent AgencyThe Food Bank is a nonprofit that has provided food for our neighbors facing hunger in 34 NC counties for over 40 years.
Habitat for Humanity, Asheville Area1843Independent AgencyAsheville Area Habitat builds and preserves affordable housing through energy-efficient new construction, critical home repair, affordable mortgage lending, and homeownership empowerment courses for low-income households.
Habitat for Humanity, Forsyth Co.2550Independent AgencyHabitat builds and repairs affordable housing for seniors and low income families as well as provide financial education classes for adults and youth.
HUBZone Technology Initiative4187Independent AgencyHUBZone Technology Initiative collects donated laptops, converts them into Chromebooks, and donates them to community organizations to help close the digital divide for marginalized populations.
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle1894Independent AgencyAt Inter-Faith Food Shuttle we FEED our neighbors, TEACH self-sufficiency, GROW healthy food, and CULTIVATE innovative approaches to end hunger in our communities.
Legal Aid of NC1514Independent AgencyLegal Aid of NC provides free civil legal help to low-income people to ensure equal access to justice and to remove barriers to economic opportunity.
Lend Us Your Ear4078Independent AgencyOutdoor cats suffer with fleas, ticks, and parasitic worms. Our free Wellness Bag provides seasonal control plus 3# dry food and other needed care.
Mainstreaming Consultants3943Independent AgencyCreating a fully inclusive community in which all people, with and without disabilities, may pursue their own goals and choices for living and working together.
Meals on Wheels, Cabarrus Co.1542Independent AgencyCabarrus Meals on Wheels assists frail, elderly home bound senior and disabled adults remain independent in their homes with the delivery of a hot, fresh meal. Volunteers deliver meals and provide daily social interaction.
Meals on Wheels, Chapel Hill-Carrboro3849Independent AgencyWe nourish the bodies and spirits of the homebound with a balanced meal and human connection they need to help them live independently.