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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
Action Against Hunger – USA1388Global Impact - MemberWe save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure everyone can access clean water, food, and healthcare. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger.
Alight1389Global Impact - MemberWe work closely with refugees, trafficked persons, and economic migrants to co-design solutions that help them build full and fulfilling lives.
American Civil Liberties Union NC Legal Fndn.1720Independent AgencyThe ACLU of North Carolina works to defend and advocate for the civil rights and civil liberties of all North Carolinians.
American Council of the Blind2486CHC: Creating Healthier Comm - MemberOur mission is to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.
American Jewish World Service1303Global Impact - MemberInspired by the Jewish commitment to justice, we work to realize human rights and end poverty in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Americares Foundation1348Global Impact - MemberTo save lives and improve health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential.
Amnesty International USA1630America's Charities - MemberOur history spans 60 years and includes a presence in over 70 countries and 10 million supporters. We defend the human rights of people globally.
Arc of NC, The1008CHC: Creating Healthier Comm - MemberCommitted to securing for all people with intellectual & developmental disabilities the opportunity to choose & realize their goals.
Ashoka1375Global Impact - MemberTo advance an Everyone a Changemaker world, where anyone can apply the skills of changemaking to solve complex social problems.
Benevolence Farm4100Independent AgencyBenevolence Farm seeks to cultivate leadership, promote sustainable livelihoods, and reap structural change with individuals impacted by the criminal legal system in North Carolina. We do so by providing housing, living wage employment, and wraparound services to formerly incarcerated women.
Black Women’s Health Imperative1092CHC: Creating Healthier Comm - MemberThe Black Women's Health Imperative is the only national organization dedicated to improving the physical, emotional and financial health of America's Black Women and girls.
Carolina Common Enterprise4199Independent AgencyCarolina Common Enterprise is North Carolina's cooperative development center. We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit providing training and technical assistance to cooperative and community owned businesses across our state. We work by “helping people help themselves”.
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 Community Transitions3920Independent AgencyCCT helps strengthen the community by helping justice-involved people build a better quality of life via employment services, alternatives to incarceration, and strengthening family bonds.
Church World Service1370Global Impact - MemberA faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. ​
Conflict Resolution Center, Cabarrus Co.4170Independent AgencyThe Conflict Resolution Center provides dispute resolution services through 5 programs: Teen Court, Truancy, Shoplifter Theft Offender Program, Young Adult Mediation, and District Criminal Mediation.
Democracy NC2516Independent AgencyOur mission is to strengthen democratic structures, build power among disenfranchised communities, and inspire confidence in a transformed political process that works for all.
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.
Dispute Settlement Center3384Independent AgencyDSC supports individuals and groups to connect, collaborate, and resolve conflict through mediation, facilitation, training,and Restorative Practices. Services available in the Triangle and beyond.
Echo Inc.1343Global Impact - MemberFights world hunger by helping people help themselves. Provides training, information, and seeds to development workers, missionaries, and small-scale farmers working in 190+ countries.
El Pueblo3649Independent AgencyWe build power through leadership development, organizing & direct action so that the Latin American community & marginalized communities control our own stories and destinies.
Families First2530Independent AgencyFamilies First, Inc. provides shelter and services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Bladen and Columbus counties.
Global Partners in Care1382Global Impact - MemberImproving access to hospice and palliative care worldwide where the need is great and resources are few through collaborative partnerships between US and international organizations.
Helen Keller International1317Global Impact - MemberPartners with communities that are striving to overcome longstanding cycles of poverty. Delivers the essential building blocks of good health, sound nutrition and clear vision.
Helpmate3936Independent AgencyHelpmate is the domestic violence advocacy org. for Buncombe Co. Services for victims include 24/7 Hotline, residential shelter, counseling, prevention education, court advocacy, housing assistance, and services for children who have witnessed violence in their homes.