2,477 families in North Carolina were supported by First In Families in 2010-11, and 23,014 have been served since we began measuring our impact in the community in 1998.
First In Families of NC and the local Chapters receive primary funding from the NC General Assembly, through the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services.
FIFNC believes in stretching the public dollar, and makes every attempt to match the state dollars we receive with in-kind contributions from businesses, reduced prices, and donations of labor and products.
Each time you purchase gift cards, e-cards, or gift certificates from Gift Cards for a Cause, and select to donate to FIFNC, up to 17% of your purchase is donated to us without any extra cost to you.
Register with iGive.com and shop at brand name online stores through the iGive Mall.
Select FIFNC as your cause by choosing NC from the pulldown menu and searching for First In Families. A portion of each purchase is donated to your cause and you can save money with exclusive coupons and free shipping deals.
The next time you need to buy ink or toner for your business or home, consider buying at Toner For Autism. Select "First In Families of North Carolina" at check out and FIFNC will receive five (5%) percent of the sale.
Did you know that as a state employee you can donate to FIFNC through the annual Combined Campaign. FIFNC code number is 3734. Visit North Carolina's State Employees site to learn more.
Through the network of relationships and contacts FIF has developed, we either help a family of an individual directly, or we find another solution.
FIF receives 20-30 requests per year to start up new FIF Chapters in regions not yet supported. Please visit the Local FIF Chapters listing in the Local Chapters section of this Web site to see where existing FIF Chapters are located.
It is our goal to serve all of North Carolina within several years. Please contact us to find out how you can help.
First In Families of North Carolina's newest corporate partner, GoRealty presents first check to our State Director.
We have started the First In Families Connector Society and appreciate the generous donations received from individuals and local businesses. We especially enjoy sharing our work and our stories with interested investor partners.
We are building a network of Friends of First In Families and appreciate the generous donations received from individuals and local businesses. We especially enjoy sharing our work and our stories with interested investor partners.
Through our Lifetime Connections program and other social enterprises we intend to become financially more independent and self-sustaining while we are offering the community supports and services tailored to what families tell us they need. Families invest in something permanent that does not depend upon politics and program funding.
Donate your old electronic equipment to help First In Families of North Carolina and our 13 Chapters statewide raise money for education and training to enable Chapter staff and local Management Teams to better serve families in their areas.
Learn more about our Green Fundraiser.
Visit our making a donation page to learn about supporting FIFNC. Or, make a donation now:
First In Families of North Carolina is a 501(c)3 registered non-profit. All donations are tax deductible.
First In Families of North Carolina | 3109 University Drive | Durham, NC 27707
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