Volunteer Organizations

 

 

Community Assistance

 

 

Crisis Assistance Ministry

Provides assistance and advocacy for people in financial crisis, helping them move toward self-sufficiency.

Crisisassistance.org

 

 

Roof Above (formerly Urban Ministry Center)

An interfaith organization dedicated to bringing the community together to end homelessness, one life at a time.

Urbanministrycenter.org

 

 

Block Love Charlotte

Working to provide restoration, resources, education and essential tools to the individuals that encounter hardship in our community.

Blockloveclt.org

 

 

Charlotte Rescue Mission

Providing support and educational programs to those struggling with homelessness and addictions.

Charlotterescuemission.org

 

 

Project Outpour

Bringing mobile showers to people moving through homelessness as a way to help alleviate suffering and promote holistic health.

Projectoutpour.org

 

 

Plus many more…

 

 

 

Children and Schools

 

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities

A nonprofit family & children’s charity dedicated to supporting families with sick children in their time of need.

Rmhofcharlotte.org

 

 

Classroom Central

Equips students in need to effectively learn by collecting and distributing free school supplies to their teachers. They serve teachers and students in nearly 200 schools across six school districts in the Charlotte Region.

Classroomcentral.org

 

 

Operation Christmas Child

Shoe boxes full of gifts and necessities are assembled, inspected and sent to children around the world during November and December, and items are collected year round. One of its eight locations is in Charlotte.

Samaritanspurse.org

 

 

Promising Pages

Dedicated to helping children who cannot read proficiently. With more than 60,000 underserved kids in the Charlotte area at risk of falling behind, the need is great.

Promising-pages.org

 

 

Trips for Kids

Gives underserved kids the chance to go on a Saturday morning guided bike ride or earn a bike by attending free bike safety and maintenance classes.

Tripsforkidscharlotte.org

 

 

Wayfinders

Helps expand the confidence and connections of underserved children by exposing them to new opportunities and providing ongoing mentorship.

Wayfindersnc.org

 

 

Plus many more…

 

 

 

Food Pantries

 

 

Second Harvest Food Bank – Charlotte

Secondharvestmetrolina.org

 

 

Friendship Trays / Loaves & Fishes of Charlotte

Loavesandfishes.org

 

 

Heart and Hands Food Pantry

Heartsandhandsfoodpantry.com

 

 

The Bulb Mobile Markets

Thebulbgallery.org

 

 

The Harvest Center of Charlotte

Theharvestcenter.org

 

 

Perfect Provisions 

Perfectprovisions.org

 

 

University Soup Kitchen 

Universitysoupkitchen.org

 

 

Plus many more…

 

 

 

Animal Care

 

 

Humane Society of Charlotte

Humanesocietyofcharlotte.org

 

 

Greater Charlotte SPCA

Charlottespca.org

 

 

Carolina Waterfowl Rescue

Cwrescue.ord

 

 

Doobert – helping you help animals

doobert.com

 

 

Plus many more…

 

 

 

Environment and Community Cleanup

 

 

Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation

Mecknc.gov

 

 

Southend Rail Trail Cleanup

Southendclt.org

 

 

Trees Charlotte

Treescharlotte.org

 

 

Plus many more…

 

 

 

Community Building

 

 

Queen City Unity

This organization was formed after unrest in the city in 2016. Their goal is to drive equity and equality in Charlotte. Its efforts are focused on engaging with the community, providing diversity education, creating community programs and advocating for those who have been discriminated against.

Queencityunity.org

 

 

Refugee Support Services

Aiming to help newly-arrived individuals settle into life in Charlotte. Arriving in a new country can be overwhelming, especially if you do not speak the language. So you can make a big difference by volunteering your time and helping.

refugeesupportservices.org

 

 

Hands on Charlotte (program of United Way of Central Carolinas)

Offering a variety of meaningful volunteer projects that benefits the citizens of Charlotte. They provide volunteers with flexible volunteer opportunities to create positive change, and simplify the process by organizing and promoting dozens of opportunities each month.

Uwcentralcarolinas.org

 

 

Plus many more…

 

 

 

Medical and Health

 

 

Atrium Health

Volunteers are valued members of the Carolinas Medical Center patient care team. They offer opportunities in a wide variety of areas including patient services and non-patient care.

Atriumhealth.org

 

 

Charlotte Community Health Clinic

This clinic cares for any person that needs medical attention. Their team treats each patient as a unique human being, and believes that every person should have access to a healthcare provider who cares for them with dignity and respect.

Charlottecommunityhealth.org

 

 

Novant Health

Volunteers do anything from delivering flowers and mail to patients to assisting families and visitors. By participating you can improve the lives of patients, families, and employees.

Novanthealth.org

 

 

American Red Cross

Redcross.org

 

 

American Cancer Society

Volunteers can honor a survivor or a loved one lost to cancer, help save the lives of people in your local community, and around the world.

Cancer.org

 

 

Plus many more…
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