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

Board Members

Florio Abbate

Florio Abbate

Barry Blake

Barry Blake

John Brabson

John Brabson

Ginny Burton

Ginny Burton

Katherine Church

Jack Erdody

Jack Erdody

James Ferguson

James Ferguson

Marty Herndon

Bonnie Lowrey Huff

Bonnie Lowrey Huff

Stan Kirschner

Stan Kirschner

Gayle McAlister

Gayle McAlister

Kim McPhail

Kim McPhail

Phil Myers

Phil Myers

Wayne Roquemore

Wayne Roquemore

Barbara Smith

Barbara Smith

John C.B. Smith

John C.B. Smith

Delbert Williamson

Delbert Williamson

James J. Ward, III

James J. Ward, III

Chairman & Founder

Harold T. Pontius

Harold T. Pontius

April 27, 1930 – August 26, 2015

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.

The 2021 grant application is NOW AVAILABLE. Grant applications are due June 30, 2021.

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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. 2021 marks our SEVENTH year serving Avery County! We look forward to many more.

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