Health & Wellness

All Souls Counseling Center

WHAT THEY DO: Our mission at All Souls Counseling Center is to provide quality mental health counseling to the uninsured and underinsured residents of Western North Carolina. All Souls Counseling Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our program fills the gap in existing behavioral health services available in our community by serving community members who would not be able to afford services otherwise.

$ 580 raised so far.

$170 matched so far.

Bounty & Soul

WHAT THEY DO: Bounty & Soul connects people to food, education and each other through five weekly distribution events offering fresh, whole foods; healthy cooking demonstrations; nutrition and well-being education and a caring community of support. There are no eligibility requirements and all are welcome. All materials are translated into Spanish.

$ 150 raised so far.

Girls on the Run

WHAT THEY DO: At Girls on the Run of Western North Carolina, girls are inspired to recognize and tap into their inner strength and celebrate their own uniqueness. Our trained coach/mentors lead small teams through our research-based curriculum of team-building, positive self-talk and communications, thoughtful discussions and physical activities. During our 10-week program (offered in fall and spring), third-eighth graders learn critical life skills, establish appreciation for health and become the CEOs of themselves. Teams impact their communities through service projects and prepare for a celebratory 5K. Together, we grow strong, resilient girls who become strong, resilient women.

$ 460 raised so far.

$105 matched so far.

MemoryCare

WHAT THEY DO: MemoryCare is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide specialized medical care to older adults with cognitive impairment; to support caregivers with education, counseling and improved access to services; and to provide community education.

$ 860 raised so far.

Western Carolina Medical Society Foundation

WHAT THEY DO: The Western Carolina Medical Society Foundation expands access to health care, reduces health inequalities and promotes prevention and wellness for the most under-resourced people in our communities. Through our Project Access program, more than 2,500 Buncombe and Madison county individuals receive lifesaving medical care, medications and follow-up care at low or no cost. Project Access is supported by a collaborative network of more than 700 volunteer medical offices and providers. The WCMS Foundation also provides interpretation services for Deaf and limited-English-proficient individuals in our community. Please connect with us to learn more.

$ 340 raised so far.

WNC Birth Center

WHAT THEY DO: We are Western North Carolina’s first fully accredited, free-standing nurse midwife-staffed birth center. We offer safe, family-centered, comprehensive, evidence-based maternity and well-woman care. In the midwifery model of care, we empower women and families through education and support so they are able to make informed, shared decisions about their birth and well-being. We want to build a trusting, caring bond with our families that supports a positive birth experience. Our staff is deeply committed to providing exceptional care to all our patients, and it is an honor and a joy to care for every family.

$ 30 raised so far.

$10 matched so far.

WNCAP

WHAT THEY DO: Since 1986, WNCAP — the Western North Carolina AIDS Project — has provided HIV prevention and care services to 18 counties in WNC. WNCAP is dedicated to preventing new cases of HIV and hepatitis C as well as helping people living with HIV survive and thrive. WNCAP provides HIV-related client support, prevention, education and advocacy activities guided by the belief that all people are entitled to equal access to health care.

$ 205 raised so far.