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

Board Members

James J. Ward, III

James J. Ward, III

Chairman & Founder

Barry Blake

Barry Blake

Susan Dougherty

Susan Dougherty

Greg Feldman

Greg Feldman

James Ferguson

James Ferguson

Nick Fiorella

Nick Fiorella

Marty Herndon

Marty Herndon

Bonnie Lowrey Huff

Bonnie Lowrey Huff

Stan Kirschner

Stan Kirschner

Dona McCoy

Dona McCoy

Bob Moss

Bob Moss

Jim Plettner

Jim Plettner

Janet Sayre

Janet Sayre

Barbara Smith

Barbara Smith

Terry Ward

Terry Ward

Delbert Williamson

Delbert Williamson

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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Grants

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

2022 GRANT APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE.

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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. 2022 marks our EIGHTH year serving Avery County! We look forward to many more.

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The High Country Charitable Foundation, Inc.

The HCCF was proud to give out 34 grants today to charities in our community!

Thank you all for making a difference for the people and animals in need of Avery County!

Congrats to HCCF for a record setting year in giving back to the community we all love!
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The HCCF was proud to give out 34 grants today to charities in our community! 

Thank you all for making a difference for the people and animals in need of Avery County! 

Congrats to HCCF for a record setting year in giving back to the community we all love!Image attachment

Thank you Banner Elk Volunteer Fire & Rescue for keeping our community safe!

Well deserved! 👏🏼Big news! Thank you to The High Country Charitable Foundation, Inc. for a $31,000 grant to purchase some much needed equipment to keep our firefighters safe and prepared. Read all about it: bannerelkfire.org/hccf-grant/
Photo: HCCF Board Member Terry Ward presents the check to Asst Chief Will with Chief Tyler, Board Chief George and Board Member Teddy.
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Thank you Banner Elk Volunteer Fire & Rescue for keeping our community safe! 

Well deserved! 👏🏼
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