Western North Carolina Charities > WNC charity organizations
Habitat for Humanity Asheville
As a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, we are a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry building simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with people in need of adequate shelter.
Handi-skills of Western North Carolina
Handi Skills provide vocational services for disabled and/or disadvantaged persons so that each may reach his or her maximum vocational potential and live more independently, successfully, and productively within the community
Hearts with Hands
Hearts With Hands, Inc. is a Christian, nondenominational, humanitarian, non-profit, 501 (C) 3, charitable organization providing physical, spiritual, medical, economic, and other necessary aid to victims of poverty, natural disaster or famine.
Irene Wortham Center
Irene Wortham Center Provide day care and respite care to individuals with multiple, severe and profound handicaps.
Lions Club Asheville Branch
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels Association of America assists with individual meal programs throughout the nation in providing meals and nutrition services to vulnerable, older people. These programs are accomplished primarily through training, technical assistance, and financial support.
Mountain Microenterprise fund
Mountain Microenterprise Fund's mission is to reduce poverty and create jobs in Western North Carolina by empowering aspiring entrepreneurs to start or expand economically viable businesses.
Pisgah Legal Services
Pisgah Legal Services is a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to help low-income people meet basic needs in western North Carolina.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
The Elk Foundation is an international, mission based, nonprofit wildlife habitat conservation organization.
Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care
Four Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care Centers provide evaluation and treatment of non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses to the men, women and children of our region regardless of their ability to pay. In keeping with the vow to serve those who suffer poverty and sickness, approximately 50 percent of our patients received treatment for reduced fees or free of charge.
STEAM: Success Through Education and Motivation is a national motivational and educational program for high-risk students ages 12-18 with a focus on decreasing the minority achievement gap and increasing the graduation rates of its participants.
Western North Carolina Rescue Mission
Our mission is to food, clothing, shelter, and spiritual guidance to homeless men, women and children in need.