Tens of thousands of volunteers, donors and supporters the Make A Wish vision to grant every child diagnosed with a critical illness. We believe a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us and inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.
Veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound while serving in the military on or after September 11, 2001. You are our focus. You are our mission.
The Ballantyne Ball is a 501C3 organization that showcases a masquerade gala focused on community and charity at the Ballantyne Hotel. As Ballantyne’s signature annual gala, our mission is to partner with the local community to unmask impactful charitable causes in 9ur own backyard.
CFK was born out of response to Charlotte’s foster care crisis. It was a direct answer to a call made by the local government and a unique church/state partnership was created.
The HEARTest Yard assists families as they settle into their new lives as parents of children with congenital heart disease. The services are deducted from a predetermined medical benefit and are used at the family’s discretion. The program is intended to be an extension of the world-class medical care offered at Levine Children's Hospital.
The generosity of our community businesses has enabled the Isabella Santos Foundation to produce tangible results, and those results are changing lives. It’s simple. We are working to fund a leading-edge rare pediatric cancer program, increase survival rates for kids with cancer and elevate Levine Children’s Hospital as the national expert in pediatric oncology.
March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We believe that every baby deserves the best possible start. Unfortunately, not all babies get one. We are changing that.
Charlotte Rescue Mission is transforming lives in the name of Jesus Christ by serving people impacted by addiction to equip them to thrive in the community.
The Broadway Dreams Foundation’s mission is to provide youth and young adults of all socioeconomic backgrounds with performance training, life skills building, and mentorship opportunities from the entertainment industry’s most distinguished talents.
Melodic Minors is a youth-led nonprofit organization which strives to provide music to venues where it is not readily available through a system of community concerts performed by high school musicians.
The Youth Orchestras of Charlotte are dedicated to nurturing and inspiring the musical talents of youth in the greater Charlotte area. We provide exceptional instruction and performance experiences in symphonic orchestra and chamber ensemble settings.
Charlotte Latin is an accredited, independent, coeducational, non-sectarian, college-preparatory day school serving more than 1,400 students in transitional kindergarten through the twelfth grade.
As the leading source of free blood cancer information, education and support for patients, survivors, families and healthcare professionals, LLS helps patients navigate their cancer treatment and ensures they have access to quality, affordable and coordinated care. Research will help us achieve an end to cancer. In the meantime, patients need help before, during and after their diagnosis and treatment. LLS is the leading nonprofit that does just that.
The Susan G Komen organizations mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.
Our mission is simply to put underprivileged young people in our community on bikes! Your generosity will surely put a smile on a youngster…and a youngster on a bike. We work closely with the Salvation Army of Charlotte and the Annual Christmas Bureau.
The Purple Promise Foundation is a not-for-profit, public charity. Our primary mission is to make the public aware of the personal and public costs of melanoma cancer and ways to better identify and prevent all forms of skin cancer. Recognize and benefit melanoma cancer researchers and all others working to cure melanoma cancer or support patients and caregivers, and lead efforts to find better treatments and a cure to melanoma cancer.
The Arts Empowerment Project believes in the transformative power of art to heal and inspire children impacted by neglect and abuse. Our organization matches at-risk youth to existing art and enrichment programs in Charlotte, NC.
All young people want to be successful, but often can't find the opportunities they need to help them get there. At Junior Achievement, we believe every individual possesses boundless potential and an innate desire to live that out in a uniquely fulfilling way.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. The ASPCA was founded on the belief that animals are entitled to kind and respectful treatment at the hands of humans and must be protected under the law.
United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.
Relay For Life is a community-based fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Each year, more than 5,000 Relay For Life events take place in over twenty countries. Events are held in local communities, campus universities and in virtual worlds.
Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization that has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.
Our purpose is to help people know Christ, grow in Christ and go for Christ. We do this through serving locally and around the world and by partnering with families of young kids and students.
Beds for Kids mission is to provide beds and essential furniture to children and their families in need. Together we are furnishing futures!
The Alumi Association provides support for alumni programs, intensive leadership-development programs, and helps future Wolfpackers achieve their educational goals through undergraduate scholarships and student programs.
We are able to share the arts with our community through our Arts for All initiatives. Arts for Allprograms are our way of ensuring that everyone has access to the arts, no matter theirbackground or income.
Second Harvest Food Banks vision is healthy and hunger-free communities by providing essential food assistance through a network of partners, while educating and engaging our communities in the elimination of hunger and its causes.