Wilmington-Area Volunteer Organizations and Contact Info

The United Way provides this list of vetted non-profits for our organization – you are welcome to reach out to the contacts directly for volunteer opportunities!

You may also visit the United Way calendar for opportunities to volunteer locally.

Agency Volunteer Contact Contact Info Website Mission Statement
American Red Cross- Cape Fear James Jarvis james.jarvis3@redcross.org www.redcross.org/local/north-carolina/eastern-north-carolina/ Prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​
Blue Ribbon Commission- Youth Enrichment Zone Genna Wirth 607-873-4216 www.brczone.org The BRC’s goal is to interrupt the cycle of multi-generational poverty in our community by increasing self-sufficiency, social cohesion, collective efficacy, and economic stability. We strive to meet those goals through youth violence reduction, positive social development, and positive youth development activities.
Boys and Girls Homes of NC Mason Smith 910 646 3083 www.boysandgirlshomes.org Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, Inc., is dedicated to providing a comprehensive array of residential and community-based services to meet the needs of vulnerable children by addressing their physical, emotional, social, educational and spiritual development.
Brigade Boys and Girls Club Lindsey Johnson ljohnson@brigadebgc.org www.brigadebgc.org To inspire and, through character development, enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.”
Brunswick Christian Recovery Center Josh Torbich jtorbich@bcrcrecovery.org www.bcrcrecovery.org To provide guidance and rehabilitation in a Christ-centered residential setting for persons with addictions.
Brunswick Family Assistance Charles Jackson charlesg.bfa@yahoo.com www.brunswickfamily.org/ BFA is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals in crisis in Brunswick County, who are willing to help themselves, by providing emergency assistance and educational and skills development programs.
Cape Fear Clinic Kenin Stang kstang@capefearclinic.org www.capefearclinic.org Cape Fear Clinic provides compassionate and affordable patient-centered healthcare to low income individuals and families in the Cape Fear Region, regardless of their ability to pay.
Cape Fear Health Net Rosetta Bryant 910-399-2751, Ext. 301 www.capefearhealthnet.org/ The mission of Cape Fear HealthNet is to create a coordinated system of health care for the poor and uninsured in Brunswick, New Hanover, Columbus and Pender counties, and to increase the capacity of health care safety net providers by ensuring that low-income residents have access to a medical home, receive preventive services, and avoid unnecessary health complications resulting in a better, healthier quality of life.
Cape Fear Literacy Council Alesha Westbrook awestbrook@cfliteracy.org www.cfliteracy.org Cape Fear Literacy Council’s mission is: to provide personalized instruction so adults can transform their lives and contribute to a stronger community.
Carousel Center Sarah Brickels sarah.brickels@carouselcenter.org www.carouselcenter.org The Carousel Center’s mission is two fold: to meet the physical and psychological needs of children who have suffered physical or sexual abuse; and to improve the community through child abuse education and prevention.
Coastal Horizons Center Karen Chapple kchapple@coastalhorizons.org www.coastalhorizons.org Coastal Horizons Center,  Inc. promotes choices for healthier lives and safer communities by providing a continuum of professional services for prevention, crisis intervention, sexual assault victims, criminal justice alternatives, integrated primary care, and treatment of substance use and mental health disorders.
Columbus County Dream Center Amber Bellamy ambernbellamy@gmail.com www.ccdreamcenter.webs.com Developing Resilience through Enrichment, Awareness and Motivation.
Communities in Schools Brunswick County Mallory Wells (910) 253-5327 ext. 1434 www.cisbrunswick.org The Mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Communities In Schools Cape Fear Megan Toothman Megan@ciscapefear.org www.ciscapefear.org The Mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Community Boys and Girls Club Jerrett Garrison 910-547-8183 www.cbgcw.org To inspire and enable young people, especially those youth from disadvantaged circumstances and backgrounds, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens that achieve their highest goals
Diaper Bank of NC Taylor Doyle Taylor@ncdiaperbank.org www.ncdiaperbank.org Our Vision is that every family in North Carolina will have access to basic necessities to support their dignity, health, and quality of life.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Don Hayes 910-313-2190 www.facebook.com/WilmingtonNCDAVChapter11 Empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity.
Domestic Violence Shelter and Services Andrea Stough outreach@domesticviolence-wilm.org www.domesticviolence-wilm.org We will work toward the elimination of violence and oppression against women and their children and provide emergency  and support services for victims/ survivors of domestic violence.
DREAMS of Wilmington Lauren Hurley programs@dreamswilmington.org www.dreamswilmington.org Dreams is a youth development program that is dedicated to building creative, committed citizens by providing youth in need with high-quality, free-of-charge programming in the literary, visual, and performing arts.
Families First Vickie Pait ffirst1995@embarqmail.com www.familiesfirstnc.org To identify, address, and attempt to rectify issues relating to and associated with domestic violence, sexual assault, and their effects on adults, children, and the communities of Bladen and Columbus Counties.
Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC Kathleen Hoolihan khoolihan@foodbankcenc.org www.foodbankcenc.org To ensure that no one goes hungry in central and eastern North Carolina.
Good Shepherd Center Liz Carbone lcarbone@goodshepherdwilmington.org www.goodshepherdwilmington.org The mission of Good Shepherd Center is to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, and foster transition to housing.
Hope Harbor Lynn Carlson hhhressource@atmc.net www.hopeharborhome.org Hope Harbor Home strives to break the cycle of domestic and sexual violence in Brunswick County, North Carolina.
Kids Making It Andy Crawther info@kidsmakingit.org www.kidsmakingit.org To teach woodworking and related vocational and arts skills and in so doing to empower youth to grow into responsible citizens.
LINC, Inc. Vincent Burgess vburgess@lincnc.org www.lincnc.org LINC, Inc.’s mission is to educate and motivate youth to make positive life choices and to empower men and women returning from incarceration to be productive members of our community.
Matthew’s Ministry Kristie Disbrow matthewsministry@gmail.com www.matthewsministry.com Eliminate weekend and non-school day hunger for Brunswick County, North Carolina children by establishing a viable Backpack Program
Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard Jane Harshbarger volunteer@motherhubbardsnc.org www.motherhubbardsnc.com To serve those of hungry in the Wilmington area through distribution of emergengy food. This service is provided by volunteers in partnership with the community, without regard to race or religion and with care to preserve the dignity of those being served.
New Hope Clinic Sheila Roberts clinic@newhopeclinicfree.org www.newhopeclinicfree.org To provide quality medical, dental and pharmacy services to low income, uninsured Brunswick County adults in a caring, patient-centered setting.
NourishNC Katelyn Maddox assistant@nourishnc.org www.nourishnc.org To strengthen community resources that connect children to healthy food and reduce food insecurity. The purpose of NourishNC is to empower children to succeed in the classroom and community alike.
Pender Alliance for Teen Health Sandy Rowe srowe@penderallianceforteenhealth.com www.penderallianceforteenhealth.com To provide access to an Integrated System of Health Care to Pender County youth and their families.
Pender County Christian Services Sandy Harris 910-259-5840 www.pendercountychristianservices.com To preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Salvation Army Angela Fox angela.fox@uss.salvationarmy.org www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/capefear/home To minister to human need in the name of Christ and to offer assistance to the needy in the form of a community clothes closet, food pantry and limited emergency fun operation.
Senior Community Service Program Steve Moore steve.moore@uwcfa.org www.uwcfa.org/senior-community-service-employment-program-scsep Through volunteer, financial, and networking support, we work together for the betterment of the people of this community.
Smart Start New Hanover Conty Krista Turner Krista.turner@newhanoverkids.org www.newhanoverkids.org To build bridges to develop, sustain and enhance health, family support and early education services for all children, ages birth to five.
Step Up Wilmington Bethany Leighton bethany@stepupwilmington.org www.stepupwilmington.org Empower individuals to reach their potential and lead stable lives through satisfying work.
Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministries (WARM) Lindsay Miles lindsaymiles@warmnc.org www.warmnc.org To make people safer in their own homes by mobilizing volunteers to complete urgent repairs, hurricane recovery, and accessibility upgrades. WARM serves low-income homeowners in Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender Counties, many of whom are elderly and/or disabled.
YWCA Lauren McConville communications@ywca-lowercapefear.org www.ywca-lowercapefear.org The YWCA Lower Cape Fear is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.