Nonprofits tell their story March

Piedmont Health Services, Inc.
Carrboro, N.C.

Piedmont Health Services was organized as Orange-Chatham Comprehensive Health Services on March 11, 1970. We provide comprehensive health services and education to all segments of our communities.  Located in 4 counties, PHS provides care to residents of 14 counties.  At last report we are providing medical care to 14,000 uninsured/working patients.

Alpha Omega Christian Communities for the Chemically Injured, Inc.
San Antonio, Texas

AOCCCI’s goal is to help folks with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, a disease where you become allergic to common chemicals, foods, and much more.  This devastating disease is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed.  Homelessness and isolation are common.  We are in need of donations, to purchase rural land for housing, and volunteers.

Carolina Computer Access Center
Charlotte, N.C.

Carolina Computer Access Center is an assistive technology resource center that serves children and adults with disabilities and their families. The Center helps to provide awareness about and access to technology tools that allow individuals with disabilities to become more independent. The Center envisions a future where all environments are accessible.

Catawba Lands Conservancy
Charlotte, N.C.

Catawba Lands Conservancy permanently protects land, water and wildlife habitat to enhance quality of life. The Conservancy serves six counties in North Carolina’s Southern Piedmont and is one of 23 land trusts in the state that partner with landowners and communities to save the places they love for the future.

Five Talents International
Vienna, Va.

Five Talents International is a Christian micro enterprise development organization whose mission is to fight poverty in developing countries by empowering the poor with innovative savings and micro credit programs along with business training and spiritual development.

The Black Hawk Center for Independent Living
Waterloo, Iowa

BHCIL is a consumer-controlled, non-residential, center for independent living. A majority of the staff and Board of Directors have disabilities. We provide skills training for disabled individuals who wish to live on their own. We also provide transportation for the disabled not serviced by the local bus.

Trinity Episcopal School
Charlotte, N.C.

Trinity Episcopal School is an independent school located in the heart of the First Ward Garden District of Charlotte’s Center City. The School opened in 2000 with 102 students and today has more than 375 in grades K-8. We offer a classical education with an emphasis on creative and critical thinking.

Good Samaritan Mission
Balm, Fla.

We are a 501c3 nonprofit nondenominational ministry dedicated to the spiritual and physical needs of transient and permanent Farm workers families and the poor in general. These needs include food, clothing, emergency assistance, as well as social and educational concerns without regard to race, sex, religion or nationality.

Alexander Youth Network
Charlotte, N.C.

Alexander Youth Network is North Carolina’s leading provider of children’s behavioral healthcare. We provide a comprehensive array of services developed to treat children with, or at risk for, serious emotional disturbance. Alexander serves more than 1,200 children each year from most of North Carolina’s 100 counties.

The American Domestic Violence Crisis Line, 866-USWOMEN
Portland, Ore.

The American Domestic Violence Crisis Line, 866-USWOMEN operates the only international toll free domestic violence crisis line in operation in the USA to serve American women and children suffering in foreign countries with domestic violence & child abuse. For more information on our mission please visit our website.

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