2021 Charities

Bridges out of Poverty - Ardmore developed by Philip E. DeVol, provides strategies for building resources for a better life, and breaking the cycle of generational poverty. It encourages participants to take charge of their lives and build their own unique story.

Camperdown Academy is a school of need, not of choice. Since 1986, students with language-based learning differences in grades one through eight learn how to learn, and then successfully transition back to a traditional classroom environment. With a  3:1 student to teacher ratio, individualized instruction cultivates an "I can!" attitude among students that translates to positive self-esteem and productive academic progress. 

Fisher House is partnering with the Fisher House Foundation to build a "Comfort Home" on Dorn VA Medical Center’s campus located in Columbia, SC. The Fisher House will be available for veterans and families that live more than 60 miles from Columbia to stay free of charge while a loved one is in the hospital. 

Habitat for Humanity Anderson Habitat for Humanity of Anderson County is tackling the growing issue of affordable housing by offering low-income households a pathway to homeownership. Through sweat-equity, education and interest-free mortgages, Habitat homes change lives by building financial stability, improving health and safety, and providing a strong, stable foundation for educational and career success. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Louisville Urban League (LUL) assists African Americans and other marginalized populations in attaining social and economic equality through direct services and advocacy. The League seeks to empower people and change lives through jobs, justice, education, health, and housing. LUL’s wraparound services provide holistic solutions for the entire household that address root causes of poverty. LUL believes that job security leads to financial security and family resilience, which leads to asset building, which leads to economic growth and development. 

Mad Anthony's Children's Hope House Mad Anthonys Children's Hope House provides a home away from home for families while their children are receiving treatment in local hospitals. Families can find rest, meals, hope and encouragement while knowing that they are just a few short minutes away from their child.


The Nature Conservancy's mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Their vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich  our lives. 


Stanly Health Foundation's mission is to partner with Atrium Health Stanly to improve the health of everyone in their community. They carry out this mission by funding community outreach and education programs for heart disease, diabetes, and many types of cancers. Over the past 30 years, Stanly Health Foundation has funded hundreds of programs and projects - addressing both large and small health problems and health disparities.  


Tuscaloosa SAFE Center The Tuscaloosa SAFE Center serves victims of sexual violence in the nine-county West Alabama Region. We are a community-based, collaborative agency designed to meet the emotional, medical and forensic needs of sexual assault survivors by providing quality medical care, forensic examinations, follow-up, advocacy, education and outreach, counseling, and support group services.


Wiregrass Museum of Art (WMA) inspires lifelong learning through the visual arts for communities in the Wiregrass region. WMA believes in the transformative power of art, and makes long-term, positive impact through support for artists and creative expression, art education, economic and social development, and cultural sharing.