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: averyhumanesociety@att.net
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: feedingaveryfamilies@gmail.com
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
Website: http://www.bannerelkkiwanis.org/

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: volunteeravery@gmail.com

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: ymetrophies@ymail.com

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The High Country Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Cool, clear days and nights have jump-started fall color in the High Country, as demonstrated by this view of the Blue Ridge Parkway from Grandfather Mountain’s Top Shop. Experts believe his coming weekend could offer peak color in the area’s higher elevations.

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The High Country Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Come join Spiderman and friends for our 'Trail of Treats' and Sensory Friendly movie in the loft this Friday 5:30pm-8pm! Wear your costumes and have fun as we provide a supportive environment for the kids! If you are able, please bring a bag of candy to the event to ensure there are plenty of "treats" for all to enjoy. #HalloweenFun #ASNCHighCountry #SpiritRideNC ... See MoreSee Less

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Annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser

HCCF holds an annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser each August at the Elk River Club in Banner Elk, NC. 2018 marks our 4th year serving Avery County! We look forward to many more.

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Grants

The goal of the Foundation is to fill the needs of the charities in and around Avery County, N.C.

Grant Applications for 2018 are available.

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