Moore Women – A Giving Circle awards more than $30,000 in grants

Moore Women – A Giving Circle has awarded $30,875 in grants to organizations supporting women, children and families in the local community.

The giving circle granted:

Giving circle members and representatives from some of the nonprofits gathered last week at the Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club in Southern Pines.

Representatives of the nonprofits attended a gathering with giving circle members. Pictured from left, Peggy Hendrix, Family Promise of Moore County, Julia Johnstone, Tides Sandhills, Stephen Phillips, Sandhills/Moore Coalition for Human Care, Dr. Christine Ganis, Tambra Place, Danielle Rose and Diane Atherton, Partners for Children and Families, Joyce Clevenger, C.A.R.E Group, Wendy Carter, The Arc of Moore County, and Kimberly Ledford, Friend to Friend.

“We are thrilled to support these nonprofits doing crucial work to serve women, children and families in our community,” said Lynne Moore, grants committee chair of Moore Women – A Giving Circle.
From left, giving circle members Kathy Rezeli, Wanda Sweeney, Lynne Moore and Katherine Stevenson.
Moore Women – A Giving Circle is a program of the North Carolina Community Foundation and is comprised of members of the community. The giving circle leverages the power of collective giving to annually make grants to charitable organizations serving women, children and families in Moore County. 

Learn more about Moore Women – A Giving Circle and its work in the community at For further information, contact the central region donor engagement officer.

Moore Women – A Giving Circle Leadership Committee
Members live and work in Moore County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Moore, grants committee members include Diane Galusky, Ann McAllister, Kathleen Rezeli, and Nancy Weisser.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation
The North Carolina Community Foundation brings together generous people and connects them to causes and organizations they care about, with a focus on inspiring lasting and meaningful philanthropy in the state’s rural communities.

With $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains over 1,200 endowments and partners with donors and a network of affiliates in 60 counties to strengthen our state. By stewarding and growing donors’ gifts, NCCF makes a powerful impact through a robust grants and scholarships program, awarding over $270 million since 1988.

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