Humanitarian Organizations


BLUE RIDGE WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE

Dedicated to strengthening the High Country's local food system by supporting women and their families with resources, education, and skills related to sustainable food and agriculture.

COMMUNITY CARE CLINIC

The Community Care Clinic was established in 2006, in response to a growing number of uninsured in our community. It is estimated that over 4,000 adults in Watauga County will remain uninsured in spite of the Affordable Care Act. Our clinic is located in the Hannah Building (the former Health Department) off of Bamboo Road.

DYLAN'S HEARTS

Dylan's Hearts has two main goals: 1. Mitigate unnecessary pain and suffering in animals that cannot access emergency veterinary treatment because of financial constraints of their owners. 2. Assist animal owners in making animal care decisions based upon the needs of the animal rather than financial limitations. Helping animals in this way will help reduce unnecessary euthanasia.

HIGH COUNTRY BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION INC.

The mission of the High Country Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., is to support breast cancer patients, survivors, and their families in the High Country of North Carolina. Through events such as the High Country Walk/Run for Breast Cancer, we raise funds that are awarded as scholarships to local women and men fighting breast cancer. We are an all-volunteer foundation whose funds remain in the community.

HOSPITALITY HOUSE

The mission of Hospitality House is to rebuild lives and strengthen community by providing a safe, nurturing, healthy environment in which individuals and families experiencing homelessness and poverty-related crises are equipped to become self-sufficient and productive

HUNGER & HEALTH COALITION

The mission of the Hunger and Health Coalition is to relieve poverty and hunger in a compassionate manner for families and individuals who are experiencing economic hardship and food shortages. This assistance may include food, medicine, and referrals to other community resources. The Hunger and Health Coalition meets emergency needs while acting as a community resource assisting those in need to find a more permanent solution.

NC GUARDIAN AD LITEM 24th JUDICIAL DISTRICT

North Carolina Guardian ad Litem equips community volunteers to serve abused and neglected children by advocating for their best interests in court.

OASIS SHRINERS

SAMARITAN'S PURSE

Samaritan's Purse helps meet the 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.

THE CHILDREN'S COUNCIL

The Children's Council of Watauga County is a local nonprofit that works to build a strong foundation for children's learning and development by strengthening families, the early childhood system, and the wider community.

WAMY COMMUNITY ACTION

WAMY Community Action provides programs and services to help people rise above poverty, gain self-sufficiency and live better lives. Services are available in housing, youth development, family development and food and nutrition.

WESTERN YOUTH NETWORK

WYN is a relationship-focused resource for youth and families in the High Country. Through prevention and intervention programs, WYN specializes in providing youth with the tools they need to reach their potential and discover their place in our community and in our world.