Helping those in need in Avery County, N.C.


The October/November 2016 issue of HIGH COUNTRY MAGAZINE features a thoughtful and informative article about our Foundation. Thank you to Ken Ketchie and Jim Swinkola for bringing us to light in such a wonderful way. (PDF available here)

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We were fortunate to be featured in the Summer 2016 edition of CAROLINA MOUNTAIN LIFE Magazine, with a lovely article written by Ms. LouAnn Morehouse.


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Drive Through Distribution Friday: Need food in Avery County? Come to our center behind Carolina BBQ in Newland on May 22 or June 5, 830-11 AM or 1-4 PM. Each family gets groceries, frozen meat, fresh produce, bread & more. PLEASE SHARE. Read more at ... See MoreSee Less

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Annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser

HCCF holds an annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser each summer at Elk River Club in Banner Elk, NC. 2020 marks our SIXTH year serving Avery County! We look forward to many more.

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The goal of the Foundation is to support local Avery County charitable services.

2020 Grant Applications NOW AVAILABLE.

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Why We Do What We Do

Watch our new video about the mission and purpose of the High Country Charitable Foundation.

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