Participating Non-Profits for 2014 Include :
A Ban Against Neglect breaks the cycle of poverty among young mothers in Ghana and empowers them toward the restoration of self, their communities and the environment.
The school was conceived as a mission to the community with a goal of providing a preschool opportunity for children within the community, particularly encouraging the inclusion of students of varied racial and cultural backgrounds.
Book Harvest collects new and gently used children’s books and places them in the hands and homes of children who need them.
Boys & Girls Club
Inspiring and enabling all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.
The Compass Center for Women and Families
We partner with women and girls to build their knowledge, skills, and confidence to become self-sufficient.
Emerson Waldorf School
Provides an integrated Waldorf curriculum and environment which encourages and promotes independent thinking and social responsibility, as well as academic and artistic excellence.
Independent Animal Rescue
Their mission is to rescue and provide safe and responsible care for homeless, abandoned, and abused animals.
La Leche League of Chapel Hill
Experienced mothers supporting each other for breastfeeding success. La Leche League is a free service available in your community.
Montessori Farm School
MFS realizes the inherent value of blending nature with traditional Montessori practices. This connection to the earth is one of their core principles. Environmental practices, earth science, study in and about the outdoors are constant components of the experiences at MFS.
The Peru Project
A mother-daughter (and whole community) project which aims to promote literacy, education, and the arts for the children and their families of rural Huaripampa, in the Andes Mountains of Peru.
People of Faith Against the Death Penalty
The mission of People of Faith Against the Death Penalty is to educate and mobilize faith communities to act to abolish the death penalty in the United States.
Piedmont Wildlife Center
The Mission of Piedmont Wildlife Center is to foster healthy connections among people, wildlife and nature.
Their mission is to cultivate markets, policies, and communities that sustain thriving, socially just, and environmentally sound family farms. RAFI works nationally and internationally, focusing on North Carolina and the southeastern United States.
Rape Crisis Center of Orange County
We provide free and confidential services to all survivors of sexual violence.
Yoga for Youth
The Y.O.G.A. for Youth mission is to provide urban youth with tools of self discovery that foster hope, discipline and respect for self, others and community.
Youth Community Project
Dedicated to providing youth-created spaces in Carrboro/Chapel Hill, where young people can pursue their healthy desires for socializing, creative expression, self-determination and collective empowerment.