List of community based charities and non-profits operating in the Carteret County NC communities of Morehead City, Beaufort, Newport, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, and areas down east near Harkers Island.
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Many of the organizations listed in this document are educational non-profits who’s mission is education around local culture and heritage, charities for vulnerable populations, the disadvantaged, people, pets, animals, and wildlife.
All of the organizations listed below need volunteers, financial help, donations, and other funding sources to help the populations they serve.
County Wide Or Regional Offices
Meals on Wheels, 252-241-4292.
American Red Cross, Greenville, 252-637-3405.
Boy Scouts of America, Croatan Trails District, 252-659-2530.
Carteret Community Foundation, 252-240-0011.
Carteret Literacy Council, 252-808-2020.
Carteret County Domestic Violence Program, 252-726-2336.
Carteret County Public Schools Foundation, 252-728-4583.
Carteret County Humane Society, 252-247-7744.
Family Promise, 252-222-0019.
Foundation for Shackleford Horses, 252-728-6308.
Hope for the Warriors, 877-246-7349.
Hospice of Carteret County, 252-808-6085.
Island Cat Allies, 252-354-7780.
La Leche League of Carteret County, 252-622-4950.
Martha’s Mission, 252-726-1717.
N.C. Coastal Federation, 252-393-8185.
N.C. Seafood Festival, 252-726-6273.
Pet Adoption and Welfare Society, 252-726-7925.
Project Christmas Cheer, 252-247-7275.
Wounded Warriors Project, 910-487-0116.
In The Down East Communities Near Harkers Island NC
ACTS Food Pantry, Bettie, 252-728-3992.
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center, Harkers Island, 252-728-1500.
Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild, 252-838-8818.
Loaves and Fishes Down East community thrift store, 252-418-0103.
In Morehead City NC
Atlantic House, Morehead City, 252-648-8505.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain Inc., Morehead City, 252-222-3007.
Broad Street Clinic, Morehead City, 252-726-4562.
Carteret Community College Foundation, Morehead City, 252-222-6000.
Carteret County Partnership for Children, Morehead City, 252-727-0440.
Carteret Warriors for Recovery, Morehead City, 252-432-6861.
Carteret Health Care Foundation, Morehead City, 252-808-6336.
COACH Hope, Morehead City, 252-732-4522.
Coastal Pregnancy Care Center, Morehead City, 252-247-2273.
Crystal Coast Hospice House, Morehead City, 252-808-2244.
The History Museum of Carteret County, Morehead City, 252-247-7533.
Hope Mission, Morehead City, 252-240-2359.
The Salvation Army, 252-726-7147.
Station Club, 252-240-1022.
Second Blessings Community Outreach and Thrift Store, 252-726-7921.
Take A Kid Fishing Foundation Inc., 252-808-8303.
Big Rock Foundation, 252- 247-3575.
In Beaufort NC
Beaufort Historical Association, 252-728-5225.
Loaves and Fishes of Beaufort ministry and outreach, 252-241-3691.
Queen Street Heritage Foundation, P.O. Box 2213, Beaufort, NC 28516, 252-241-3287.
Carteret Long Term Recovery Alliance, Beaufort NC, 252-723-7274.
In Newport NC
Camp Albemarle camping and retreat ministry opportunities, Newport, 252-726-4848.
Coastal Carolina Center for Women’s Ministries, Newport, 252-764-0722.
Crystal Coast Habitat for Humanity, Newport, 252-223-2111.
Matthew 25 Food Pantry and Thrift Store, Newport, 252-223-4231.
Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter, Newport, 252- 240-1200.
St. James Thrift Shop, Newport, 252-223-3186.
In Atlantic Beach NC
Friends of Fort Macon, 252-354-5132.
In Emerald Isle NC
Protectors of Homeless Pets of Carteret County, Emerald Isle NC.
Which specific charities and non-profits in the local communities are specifically setup to help and serve homeless people living in the area?
Which are setup to support homeless pets, rescue and adoption, and helping hurt animals and wildlife?
Which specific charity organization deals primarily with hospice care for those suffering from terminal illness, along with their families?
Which non-profits in the county help and serve pregnant women who are facing domestic violence, homelessness, or food and nutrition needs?
What specific organizations are helping people in need that needs literacy and other educational needs?
Which specific organizations are helping people find substantial housing in the local area?
Which of these organizations are helping victims of violence or crime?
Which one of the groups work to help veterans and wounded service women and men?
What are some vulnerable groups in our county that you feel needs to be focused on in the communities of Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Harkers Island, Newport, and Beaufort?
What other NC non-profits and charities have you worked with or volunteered with in the past?
Which of these local organizations run food drives and take canned goods donations year-around?
Which of these groups work with children and infants with special needs?
Which are focused on helping people in need who suffer from substance abuse and addiction, along with their families?
Which of these organizations are faith based and which are secular?