Our Mission

The Caring Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides financial support to cancer patients in need by providing assistance with rent, utilities, treatment or other expenses that become difficult to manage during cancer treatment.

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Patients

The Caring Community Foundation has been helping Triangle cancer patients and families for nearly 15 years.

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Providers

Healthcare providers, particularly Social Workers, are a key resource for patients seeking CCF assistance.

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Volunteers

New volunteer opportunities are available! We count on volunteers to help run, promote and participate in our exciting fundraising events. 

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Donors

It is through the generosity of our individuals donors that we exist.  100% of our donations are used to help cancer patients.

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Caring Community Foundation Receives $50,000 Grant to Support Elderly Cancer Patients in Wake County

The Caring Community Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from SearStone and Lutheran Services Carolinas to support the Caring for Wake program. The SearStone and LSC Community Benefit Grant Committee announced the grant approval on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.

“We are beyond thrilled to be the recipients of this grant. With the $50,000 grant from SearStone and LSC, the Caring Community Foundation will be serving at least 66 elderly and indigent men and women undergoing cancer treatment in Wake County through financial assistance with needs such as rent, utilities, transportation, etc. with the potential to reach an additional 65-75 family members.” Hannah Earnhardt, Executive Director stated.
The SearStone and LSC Community Benefit Grant Committee directs five percent of revenues from the operation of SearStone to Wake County nonprofit organizations serving seniors, indigent seniors or other vulnerable populations.
For the next year, the Caring Community Foundation will be able to support additional local cancer patients by providing resources and assistance, allowing patients to re-focus on healing. Caring for Wake will ensure these patients do not need to worry about being evicted from their homes, have their electricity turned off or find transportation to and from treatments.

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UNC Kappa Epsilon 5K

Saturday, March 5, 2016 @ Old Well, UNC Chapel Hill campus

5th Annual Kappa Epsilon and Caring Community Foundation 5k run •walk Date: Saturday, March 5th, 2016 Time: 9 AM Location: Old Well, UNC Chapel Hill campus Cost: Early Registration: $25 (includes t-shirt) Day-of Registration: $30 T-shirt alone: $15 The race will use chip-timing and there are PRIZES for the top runners! All proceeds go to the Caring Community Foundation. Register TODAY!

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