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

Mission and Purpose

The idea of the High Country Charitable Foundation was conceived by a small group of local residents who recognize the importance of giving back to the community.

Local Community

The vision of our foundation is to provide for needy Avery County residents and animals by supporting local public charities and other private foundations.

Our goal is to use our efforts to keep expenses as low as possible with the majority of funds raised going to those in need.

We are committed to maintaining our outstanding culture of living by three core values:

1. Community Involvement

We care about raising funds, along with donating time and talent to meet the critical needs of our neighbors and animals in need.

2. Excellence

To operate with integrity and transparency: our goal is to strive to generate the biggest impact for our community.

3. Value

To provide value to our contributors by distributing every dollar we collect to local agencies serving the needy. To provide value to the communities by maximizing our financial and volunteer resources.

Why We Do What We Do

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Need food in Avery County? Come to our food distribution in Newland for groceries and lots of fresh produce FRIDAY 9:30-11:30 AM or 1-3 PM. Read more: ... See MoreSee Less

Forward thinking here from our friends at Feeding Avery Families 👏Wow, Avery County does it again! Read about our new Summer Food Delivery program to school children and their families - first delivery yesterday: ... See MoreSee Less

Forward thinking here from our friends at Feeding Avery Families 👏

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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