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

Charities

Charities We Support

Children’s Hope Alliance / Grandfather Home for Children

Childrens HopeChildren’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.

Website: https://www.childrenshopealliance.org
Phone: 704-872-4157 / 1-800-320-4157

Avery County Humane Society

Humane Society AveryThe 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.

Phone: 828-733-2333
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.averyhumane.org/catalog/index.php

Feeding Avery Families

Feeding AveryFeeding 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: Dick Larson
Phone: 828-783-8506      Email: [email protected]
Website/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/feedingavery/timeline

Avery High Key Club

KiwanisKey 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.

Phone: 828-898-3289

Volunteer Avery County

10301450_1405084526487620_329193968432375987_nVolunteer 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
Phone: 828-737-0718
Email: [email protected]

Yellow Mountain Enterprises

YME-YYellow 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.

Phone:828-733-2944

Email: [email protected]

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Executive Director Tina Krause of Hospitality House displays the 2020 grant from the High Country Charitable Foundation.

"Hospitality House of Northwest North Carolina is grateful to receive this grant from the High Country Charitable Foundation.

Last year, Hospitality House provided 2,739 (out of a total 39,754) nights of shelter services to 35 Avery County individuals for a total cost of $87,658 at an average of $32.00 per day.

As the largest contributor from Avery County, the HCCF grant accounts for 11% of the total needed to house and support Avery County residents.

The continued support of HCCF will allow us to continue safely and stably housing homeless individuals and families in Avery County."

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Todd Carter
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Executive Director Tina Krause of Hospitality House displays the 2020 grant from the High Country Charitable Foundation.

Hospitality House of Northwest North Carolina is grateful to receive this grant from the High Country Charitable Foundation. 

Last year, Hospitality House provided 2,739 (out of a total 39,754) nights of shelter services to 35 Avery County individuals for a total cost of $87,658 at an average of $32.00 per day. 

As the largest contributor from Avery County, the HCCF grant accounts for 11% of the total needed to house and support Avery County residents. 

The continued support of HCCF will allow us to continue safely and stably housing homeless individuals and families in Avery County.

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Todd Carter

Sara Crouch of OASIS (left) receives the 2020 High Country Charitable
Foundation grant from Gary Butler.

OASIS, Inc. (Opposing Abuse with Service, Information, and Shelter, Inc.) will use funding from the HCCF to support survivors of intimate partner violence in finding and maintaining safe, independent housing for themselves and their children. These funds will provide security deposits, utility assistance, security equipment, and more for survivors as they work towards
their housing goals. Stable housing is one of the most important factors in a survivor maintaining safety and stability for themselves and their children.
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Sara Crouch of OASIS (left) receives the 2020 High Country Charitable
Foundation grant from Gary Butler.

OASIS, Inc. (Opposing Abuse with Service, Information, and Shelter, Inc.) will use funding from the HCCF to support survivors of intimate partner violence in finding and maintaining safe, independent housing for themselves and their children. These funds will provide security deposits, utility assistance, security equipment, and more for survivors as they work towards
their housing goals. Stable housing is one of the most important factors in a survivor maintaining safety and stability for themselves and their children.

Comment on Facebook Sara Crouch of OASIS...

Love this !! Congratulations !!!!

Mr Butler 😊

Linville Fire Department would like to thank the High Country Charitable Foundation for their generous donation through their 2020 grant. The funds will be used for Full Face Dive Mask for our water rescue and recovery team. This will make Communication and Safety better for our Divers.
Pictured is Roy Dellinger, Rescue Diver and President of Linville Fire Department with Gary Butler of the High Country Charitable Foundation and Member of the Elk River Club.
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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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Grants

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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