You can make a difference in Mitchell County by making a tax-deductible gift of cash, securities, life insurance or real estate. By pooling your gift with those of your neighbors, you can provide significant support for local needs.

Meet Randy and Louise Hembree

We consider ourselves fortunate to be members of the diverse and vibrant Mitchell County community. We are honored to be able to help when our friends and neighbors need a hand. We know that continued financial support is critical to our nonprofits. The Fund for Mitchell County provides us with a wonderful opportunity to provide assistance now and in the future.

How to Donate

Donate online or send a check made out to "CFWNC" with "Fund for Mitchell County" in the memo line to the address below. (Please note that checks not made out to CFWNC may be returned.)

Mail checks to:

P.O. Box 1101
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
: Fund for Mitchell County

For more information, email Advisory Board Chair Nick Joerling or call him at 828-765-5392.

The Legacy Society

The Legacy Society honors individuals who have arranged for a future gift to our affiliate in the form of a bequest, charitable remainder trust, charitable gift annuity, retirement assets, life insurance, life estate or other deferred contribution. Legacy Society members of The Fund for Mitchell County include:

  • Gina A. Philips

Since 1999, The Fund for Mitchell County, in partnership with The Community Foundation, has awarded 95 grants totaling $726,519.

Thanks to Our Donors (7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019)

  • Ms. Mary K. Anglin
  • Mrs. Beverly Ayscue
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ed Banta
  • Mrs. Doris Baucom
  • Dr. and Mrs. George E. Bennett
  • Ms. Cynthia Bringle
  • Ms. Edwina Bringle
  • Ms. Nita Forde and Mr. Tom Dancer
  • Mr. A. Christopher Day
  • Mr. and Mrs. Glen DeVos
  • Mr. and Ms. Dail Dixon
  • Ms. Mignon Durham
  • EbenConcepts
  • Mr. and Mrs. Warren C. Edwards
  • Mrs. Sammie Ellis
  • Ms. Sara A. English
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bill Felkel
  • Ms. Lori Gilcrist
  • Mr. and Mrs. Alan Gratz
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Griffin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Judson Guerard
  • Mr. Stephen Hardesty
  • Mr. Robert Heffron and Mr. Robbie Bell
  • Mr. and Mrs. C. Randall Hembree
  • Mr. Nick Joerling and Ms. Lisa Bruns
  • Ms. Delphia Lamberson
  • Dr. and Mrs. David Larson
  • Dr. and Mrs. J. William Lindeman
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Lindsey
  • Ms. Katherine McCarty
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald B. McKinney
  • Ms. Jean W. McLaughlin and Mr. Tom Spleth
  • Mr. and Mrs. Allen McMurray
  • Ms. Barbara M. Middleton
  • Dr. Steven North
  • Mr. and Mrs. John C. Norton
  • Ms. Becky Plummer and Mr. Jon Ellenbogen
  • Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Roberts
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Rowell
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ron Royer
  • Bill and Judy Sears
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Sommer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sparks
  • Ms. Susan Spruill
  • Ms. Patricia E. Thibodeaux
  • Toe River Arts Council
  • Ms. Kate Vogel and Mr. John Littleton
  • Drs. Marvin and Diane Walker
  • Mr. and Mrs. John L. Wilson
  • Mr. Robert Wolff

Contact Sheryl Aikman for more information about the Foundation’s Affiliate Program.