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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
Action Against Hunger – USA1388Global Impact - Member AgencyWe 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.
Aid for Trash Dump Children – An UNForgotten Fund2075America's Best Charities - Member AgencySave hungry children and their mothers from eating trash and living in garbage dumps. Give them clean food and water, shelter, schooling and a future.
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.
Americares Fndn.1348Global Impact - Member AgencyTo save lives and improve health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential.
Ashe Co. Sharing Center3915Independent CharityThe Ashe Food Pantry's mission is to eliminate hunger in our community by acquiring and distributing food to those who seek aid. We have programs for seniors, children, college students, hospital patients and families.
Asheville Buncombe Comm. Christian Ministry1532Independent CharityABCCM helps the working poor of Buncombe County facing a crisis in homelessness, hunger and access to healthcare through our 4 crisis locations, 3 shelters and the only free no-charge clinic in the county. We fill the gaps in the social safety net.
Backpack Beginnings1513Independent CharityOur mission is to deliver child-centric services to feed, comfort and clothe children in need to promote a community of healthy, well-nurtured children.
Baptist Children’s Homes of NC3641Independent CharityBaptist Children’s Homes of NC provides compassionate homes to abused and neglected children as well as care for senior adults and special needs adults. 800-476-3669
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Fndn.1311Global Impact - Member AgencyWe improve lives by working together with partners across the U.S. and worldwide to create economic opportunity, improve public health, and inspire civic engagement.​
Boys & Girls Clubs, Coastal Plain1530Independent CharityBGCCP's mission is "to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens." Our vision is for every youth and teen who walks through our doors is inspired and prepared for the future of their choice.
Boys and Girls Homes of NC4095Independent CharityBGHNC serves children, victims of trauma, crime, sexual assault via advocacy programs for families, homeless emergency shelters, Teen Moms, mental health, reunification, life change, equine, animal, gardening, recreation therapy, vocational, educational support, foster care, adoption, and justice.
Bread & Water for Africa2052America's Best Charities - Member AgencyStrengthening African initiatives for self-sufficiency through grassroots health, clean water, education, orphanages, vocational training, agriculture, and micro-credit programs focusing on women and children.
Brunswick Family Asst. Agency1541Independent CharityBrunswick Family Assistance is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals in crisis in Brunswick County, who are willing to help themselves, by providing emergency assistance, educational and skills development programs.
Burke United Christian Ministries1850Independent CharitySoup Kitchen, Homeless Assistance (tents, tarps, clothing & showers) and Food Pantry. We also assist families with power, water, wood, and rent.
C A R E Child Abuse Resource & Education3919Independent CharityGuided by our Christian faith, we address the impact of poverty and trauma on families in our community through advocacy, education, empowerment, and community collaboration.
Catholic Relief Services1934America's Best Charities - Member AgencyRushes 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.
ChildFund International USA1309Global Impact - Member AgencyHelping deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to become young adults and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities.
Children International1333Global Impact - Member AgencyWe aim to create a world without poverty where every child, family and community is connected, productive and thriving, through health, education, empowerment and employment.
Children’s Hunger Fund2010America's Best Charities - Member AgencyFeeding the hungry at home and abroad. Food, clothing and medicines aid children in impoverished countries and in America's inner-cities.
Christian Relief Services1917America's Best Charities - Member AgencyHelp wipe out poverty and hunger in the USA, including Indian Reservations, Appalachia and overseas, by providing food, water, medicine, education, shelter to children/families.
Communities In Schools, Chatham Co.3927Independent CharityCommunities In School of Chatham County surrounds youth with a network of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Both school and community programs address disparate educational outcomes for youth ages 5-19. All programs are free of charge and offered in English and Spanish.
Community Table2554Independent CharityThe Community Table provides free supper service 4 nights a week from 4pm-6pm. We also have a client-choice pantry that operates from 11am-6pm those same 4 days for residents of Jackson County, NC.
Cooperative Christian Ministry, Cabarrus Co.4041Independent CharityCCM provides assistance to members of our community experiencing food, financial, or housing crisis. CCM empowers families with resources and education to achieve permanent stability.
CORA Food Pantry, Chatham Outreach3754Independent CharityCORA is dedicated to acquiring and distributing food to Chatham County residents who have a need for community support to keep themselves and their families fed, creating a community without hunger.
Council on Aging, Buncombe Co.390Independent CharityCouncil on Aging of Buncombe County promotes independence, dignity and well-being of adults with a "no wrong door" and person-centered approach to social health, resource navigation, nutrition services, & unbiased health insurance options for aging successfully at home and in community since 1964.