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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
American Red Cross, Eastern NC3834Independent AgencyThe American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
American Red Cross, Gtr. Carolina3835Independent AgencyThe American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
CARE Cooperative for Asst. Relief Everywhere1337Global Impact - MemberStarted in 1945 delivering CARE Packages to war-torn Europe. Today, working around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice.
Church World Service1370Global Impact - MemberA faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. ​
Concerns of Police Survivors, (COPS) NC Chapter3952Independent Agency
Doctors Without Borders USA1312CHC: Creating Healthier Comm - MemberAn independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics and natural disasters in more than 70 countries.​
Family Service of the Piedmont1422-008UW Gtr Greensboro - MemberFamily Service of the Piedmont, Inc. empowers individuals and families to restore hope, achieve stability and thrive through quality support services, advocacy and education.
Feed My Starving Children1381Global Impact - MemberVolunteers hand pack scientifically formulated meals for undernourished children, which are distributed to a network of 75+ partners in 55+ countries each.
Friends of Great Smoky Mountains Natl. Park3652Independent AgencyFriends of the Smokies assists the National Park Service in its mission to preserve and protect Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Healing Transitions2575Independent AgencyOur mission is to offer innovative peer-based, recovery-oriented services to homeless, uninsured and underserved individuals with alcoholism and other drug addictions. Our program is specifically designed to rekindle a person’s desire and ability to return to a meaningful and productive life.
Helping Horse3881Independent AgencyHelping Horse provides equine-assisted programs that foster joy and well-being through connections with our horses and team members in an uplifting and inclusive environment.
International Relief Teams1350Global Impact - MemberAlleviates human suffering by providing health services and other assistance to victims of disaster, poverty and neglect, in the United States and around the world.
MAP International1374Global Impact - MemberChristian organization providing life-changing medicines and health supplies to people in need. Serving all people, regardless of religion, gender, race, nationality, or ethnic background.
National Fallen Firefighters Fndn.1691America's Charities - MemberSponsors Memorial Weekend honoring America's fallen firefighters; Assists their families with scholarships and emotional support programs; Provides training for fire service; Building National Memorial Park
Salvation Army, Gtr. Winston-Salem4054Independent AgencyThe Salvation Army offers Forsyth County's only family homeless shelter, two food pantries, emergency assistance programs, Boys & Girls Club, and a Senior Center.
Salvation Army, Wake Co.1587Independent AgencyWe offer afterschool, summer, & athletic youth programs, senior's programs, services for homeless children / adults, soup line, crisis closet, food pantry, family shelter, regional emergency disaster services. In 2021, we helped nearly 100,000 individuals in Wake and Lee Counties.
Samaritan’s Purse2419CHC: Creating Healthier Comm - MemberChristian relief agency, led by Franklin Graham, providing food, medicine, clothing, shelter, and other emergency assistance to victims of war, poverty, disease, and natural disasters.
United Way, Cape Fear Area1406-000Independent AgencyUnited Way of the Cape Fear Area leverages resources to fight for a united community where all people are healthy, safe, and prosperous.
United Way, Davidson Co.1414-000Independent AgencyUnited Way of Davidson County has been providing funding to positive, life changing programs since 1955. We are a trusted, reliable partner who strives to meet the human service needs in our community.
United Way, Iredell Co.1427-000Independent AgencyThe United Way of Iredell County improves our community and its people by uniting partners to meet local health and human service needs.
United Way, Rowan Co.1442-000Independent AgencyProviding grant funding to 21 local programs that focus on substance abuse, mental health, healthy lifestyle behaviors and basic needs in Rowan County.
United Way, Scotland Co.1460-000Independent AgencyWe provide, sustained and measurable improvements in the quality of life in Scotland County by mobilizing resources that address the needs in our community.
Urban Ministries, Durham Co.1585Independent AgencyUMD connects with the community to end homelessness and fight poverty by offering food, shelter, and a future to neighbors in need.
WakeMed Fndn.4091Independent AgencyWakeMed Foundation is the philanthropic partner of WakeMed, improving the health and well-being of all we serve.