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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
African Wildlife Fndn.1167EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyProtects imperiled species-- lions, mountain gorillas, rhinos, elephants,-- through habitat conservation, wildlife protection, leadership training, and wildlife-friendly community-beneficial business development for more than 50 years.
Alley Cat Allies2919America's Best Charities - Member AgencyEvery 15 seconds a healthy cat is killed in a shelter. Our programs help shelters save more cats and kittens, but we need your help.
Alley Cat Rescue5077America's Best Charities - Member AgencyStray, abandoned and feral cats are neglected. Healthy cats in shelters are killed. Your contribution helps us end feline overpopulation and suffering.
America’s Best Charities1900Feeding the hungry. Sheltering the homeless. Protecting the children. And healing the sick. America's finest independent charities. Working with you to share- the American way.
America’s Charities1600America's CharitiesWorking to build strong communities. Addressing needs of children, families, communities by helping employers and employees support our member charities' programs.
American Kennel Club Canine Health Fndn.2922America's Best Charities - Member AgencyHelp dogs live longer, healthier lives by fighting canine diseases like cancer, epilepsy, eye and heart disease. Our work furthers human treatments and cures, too.
Animal Legal Defense Fund1927America's Best Charities - Member AgencyAnimals need love - and lawyers! Unimaginable acts of cruelty must end. In courtrooms across America, ALDF is winning the case against cruelty!
Animal Place5060America's Best Charities - Member AgencySanctuary and advocacy for farm animals. Last four years, 16,000 animal lives saved and adopted at our 3 facilities. Mission: Compassion for all life.
Animal Protection Society, Durham Co.4060Independent CharityWe build bonds between people and animals while saving lives through education, community outreach and care for animals in need, managing the county animal shelter.
Animal Protection Society, Orange Co.3729Independent CharityPaws4ever is a guaranteed adoption animal shelter and sanctuary dedicated to improving the lives of cats and dogs through adoption, training, and education.
AnimalKind1529Independent CharityTo provide low-income families with affordable spay/neuter services through THE $20 FIX Program & a statewide referral service via the SpayNC Helpline.
ASPCA – American Society Prevention Cruelty Animals1987America's Best Charities - Member AgencyStaged dog fights to the death. Puppy factories with overcrowded and unsanitary breeding pens. Kittens tortured for amusement. Help stop these acts of animal cruelty.
Assistant Dog Inst., Bergin Univ.5094America's Best Charities - Member AgencyOur Dogs Helping Veterans program helps heal returning service members by providing loving dog helpmates at no cost to those with physical and psychological disabilities.
Best Friends Animal Society1692America's Charities - Member AgencyFor 35+ years, we've run the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals and built effective programs reducing the number of animals entering shelters.
Big Cat Rescue Corp5020America's Best Charities - Member AgencyTigers confined to circus wagons. Lions bred for photos then to be shot in cages. Lynx farmed for their fur. Help us save big cats.
Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary3859Independent CharityBlind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary is a permanent, safe, and loving home to blind, FIV+ and feline leukemia-positive cats deemed unadoptable and euthanized in shelters.
Born Free USA, United with Animal Protection Inst.1145EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyWorks to end the suffering of wild animals in captivity, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife, including endangered species, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.
Canine Assistants1989America's Best Charities - Member AgencyTeaching great dogs for special people. Invest in freedom by providing service dogs to children and adults with disabilities. Thank you!
Canines for Service3602Independent CharityCFS provides service dogs at no cost to Veterans from all conflicts with service-connected PTSD, traumatic brain injuries, military sexual trauma, or mobility challenges.
CARE – Chatham Animal Rescue Eduction577031Independent CharityPromote responsible pet ownership by educating the community, providing targeted spay/neuter programs, and fostering homeless dogs and cats.
Carolina Animal Rescue & Adoption4103Independent CharityPromote responsible pet ownership through humane education, and to provide shelter and care to domestic companion animals until a forever home can be found
Carolina Raptor Center1105EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyProvides environmental education, raptor rehabilitation and raptor medical training worldwide. Visitors to the center enjoy one of the country's largest displays of raptors.
Carolina Tiger Rescue, Carnivore Preservation1104EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyProvides rescue and sanctuary for wild cats; conservation education through tours, community outreach and summer camp; and opportunities for volunteering, internships, and community service.
Corolla Wild Horse Fund4169Independent CharityWe are committed to protect, conserve, and responsibly manage the wild Banker horses roaming on the northernmost Outer Banks and those rescued from the herd.
Days End Farm Horse Rescue5055America's Best Charities - Member AgencyStarvation, parasite infestation, deformed hoofs. Caring for abused and neglected horses. Dedicated to ensuring quality care and treatment of horses through intervention, education and outreach.