Beds for Kids is a nonprofit organization based in Charlotte that is dedicated to providing beds and other pieces of furniture to children and families in need. Referral agencies direct them to families in need and then Beds for Kids delivers gently used furniture to the home and help the family set things up.
Charlotte Community Toolbank
The Charlotte Community Toolbank is a nonprofit tool lending program. They maintain a massive warehouse filled with tools of all kinds that they lend to charitable organizations in the area so that those organizations don't need to incur the costly expense of purchasing and maintaining their own tools. In other words, they are a charity focused on helping other charities accomplish their missions.
Goodwill/Goodwill Industries is a nationwide organization with the mission of putting people to work. Goodwill's Retail Services collect donated clothing and household goods, then sells the items in their stores for affordable prices. Revenue from sales of donated items provides funding for vocational training and other programs and services that Goodwill offers. It is important to note that 93 cents of every dollar they spend goes directly to their programs and services. Goodwill is consistently ranked among top charities that make your donation go further.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization working throughout the world to help provide everyone with a decent place to live. Families in need of affordable and quality housing apply to their local Habitat for Humanity and if approved they work alongside other volunteers to build their own home. Habitat for Humanity also renovates homes, helps people repair their own homes, and advocates for affordable housing around the world.
Project 658 is a Christ-centered, holistic ministry dedicated to serving at-risk families in Charlotte. They have a particular focus on providing services to international and refugee communities.
Promising Pages is a nonprofit helping underserved children grow a lifelong love of reading. Studies show that illiterate children are at a far higher risk of dropping out of high school. In order to combat this sad reality, Promising Pages runs innovative literacy programs and donates free books to help children at risk.
The Humane Society of Charlotte
The Humane Society of Charlotte is devoted to improving the world by helping homeless animals find new homes. The Humane Society of Charlotte has a no-kill philosophy and is proud to say that they have a live release rate of 99.9% for animals that come into their care. Here in Charlotte, they aim to foster a community where animal lives are valued and all animals can find homes.
The Salvation Army of Charlotte
The Salvation Army of Charlotte is dedicated to providing people in Charlotte with a wide range of essential services including providing food and shelter.
Toys for Tots
The Marine Toys for Tots Program is dedicated to collecting new, unwrapped toys to provide the perfect gifts for America's less fortunate children at Christmas. Our children are an important part of America, and this program seeks to bring joy to the least fortunate and most economically disadvantaged among them.
Trips for Kids
Trips for Kids strives to help every kid experience the joys of riding a bike and the natural world. They offer a wide range of programs dedicated to accomplishing this goal including the Ride Program, which takes cyclists on Saturday morning rides through beautiful forests, and the Earn-A-Bike program, which lets kids earn their very own bike.