Charities We Support
Children’s Hope Alliance is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with a long history of child advocacy and welfare dating back over 125 years. In 2014, Children’s Hope Alliance helped more than 3,500 children across North Carolina. All of the programs and services provided create hope for hurting children and families in three ways: healing the hurt, providing a safe home and encouraging a healthy start. Their mission: To provide a safe healing journey for hurting children and families – creating hope now and in the future.
Phone: 704-872-4157 / 1-800-320-4157
The Avery County Humane Society is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that has been in operation since 1978. They have approximately 1,500 visitors per year and close to 800 pet adoptions in 2013. Their facility can house approximately 95 animals. They provide shelter, low cost spay/neuter and low cost shot clinics.
Feeding Avery Families (FAF) is a non-profit Christian organization in Avery County dedicated to eliminating hunger by any means possible including monetary donations, volunteerism, or food donations.
Contact: John Cox
Key Club is student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership. The Avery High Key Club has been featured in AveryJournal.com. You can read more here, and on our own Community Stories Page here.
Volunteer Avery County is a branch of Avery Senior Services that places volunteers with agencies in Avery County that are youth-, aging- or community- oriented and also specializes in providing resources to those in need.
Contact: Cindy Lindecamp
Yellow Mountain Enterprises is an adult day vocational program and operates under the umbrella of Avery Association for Exceptional Citizens. AAEC is a 501-C3 Non-profit organization for developmentally disabled adults. AAEC also operates the Avery County Group Home, an adult supervised living facility.