1. A Place at the Table


Provides community and good food for people of all means, A Place at the Table is a “pay what you can” restaurant.

2. Activate Good


Works to activate volunteers and inspire a culture of helping others to ensure that local causes get the help they need to serve our community.

3. Beehive Collective


A giving circle, which pools money, time, and talent to impact the Raleigh community. We each give a little, so we can give a lot

4. Carolina Peace Center


Supports and advocates for justice and peace across diverse social and political groups by educating and advocating for systemic change. 

5. Community Empowerment Fund


Focused on enabling and sustaining transitions out of homelessness and poverty.

6. Democracy NC


Help North Carolinians achieve meaningful pro-democracy reform through research, organizing and training.

7. Durham Crisis Response Center


Works with the community to end sexual violence through advocacy, education, support, prevention.

8. El Centro Hispano


Works to strengthen the community, build bridges, and advocate for equity and inclusion.

9. Healing Transitions


Offers innovative peer-based, recovery-oriented services to homeless, uninsured and underserved individuals with alcoholism and other drug addictions.

10. Kidznotes


Engages students pre-K through 12th grade in an intense out-of-school musical program that includes instrumental instruction, choir, music theory, general music, orchestra, and band.

11. LGBTQ Center of Raleigh


Serves, empowers, and advocates for the well-being of our diverse LGBTQ+ communities.

12. Saving Grace


Dedicated to helping homeless animals in our community find permanent, loving homes where they will be treated as family members for the rest of their lives. 

13. The Marian Cheek Jackson Center


Honor, renew, and build community in the historic Northside and Pine Knolls neighborhoods of Chapel Hill.

14. Southeast Raleigh Promise


Provide a cradle-to-career pipeline of services and interventions to help transform our community.

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