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Make A Difference!

We care about the people in the greater Charlotte area and we know that you do too!

Who are these folks? They are neighbors just like you and me, but perhaps are struggling with an area of their lives that needs some help. They may be a human trafficking survivor who’s trying to make it out of that lifestyle, an individual who struggles with an addiction, a husband and wife who are struggling in their marriage, a teenager who needs to know that someone cares, or perhaps a veteran whose insurance doesn’t cover the full cost of counseling.

What better way for you to demonstrate caring for your neighbor than by helping cover the cost of much-needed counseling! Our goal for 2018 is $35,000.  Whether you give a monthly amount or a one-time donation, every dollar helps! We’ve listed just a few suggested amounts. Thank you for your willingness to help your neighbor.  We also participate in Giving Tuesday each year.  Just use the hashtag #AgapeCaresCLT or visit our Giving Tuesday page.

For more information about how we desire to be good stewards of your donations and information, you may also want to visit our donors page.

Is my donation tax-deductible?2018-01-19T17:35:54+00:00

Agape is a 501(c)(3) exempt organization, so your contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by US law.  To claim a deduction, please keep the email donation receipt as your official record.

Where do I mail a check?2018-01-19T18:38:34+00:00

You may mail a check to:

Agape Christian Counseling
Attn: Silent Samaritan Fund
2124 Crown Centre Dr., Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28227

Is my donation secure?2018-01-19T18:45:15+00:00

Yes, online donations are secured through PayPal. We do not store credit card info anywhere on our server. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. We have developed a Donor Bill of Rights that explains your rights as a donor.

Can I donate stock?2018-01-19T18:51:05+00:00

Agape does not currently have the means to accept shares from people who wish to donate stock. However, we do suggest that you use the National Christian Foundation or other similar donor-advised funds where you can make a donation of stock, receive a tax-deduction and then designate Agape Christian Counseling as the recipient of the proceeds.

Basic

$25monthly
  • Provides one scholarship subsidy per month for an individual or family

Human Trafficking

$100monthly
  • Covers entire cost of twelve monthly sessions for one survivor

Family

$100One-time
  • Covers the entire cost of one session for a family of four

Veteran

$25One-time
  • Covers what insurance doesn’t pay for one veteran for one visit

Individual

$500One-time
  • Covers the entire cost of five sessions for one individual
Donate Monthly
One-Time Gift

Online Donor Refund Policy

If you have processed a donation and feel you have inadvertently entered an incorrect amount, please contact our Business Manager at the phone number and address below. Thank you!

Survivors of Human Trafficking

Veterans

Individuals & Families

who cannot afford the cost of counseling

Did you know this about Human Trafficking?

Charlotte is the number one city for human trafficking in North Carolina according to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center. In 2017, North Carolina was ranked as the 8th worst state in the US according to the National Human Trafficking Hotline Data Report with 653 calls made to the NHT Hotline. The International Labor Organization reveals that 55% of these trafficking victims are women and girls.

When victims reach freedom, counseling is a crucial component in their healing process. However, because of the nature of the crime, victims of trafficking typically do not have the ability to pay for critically needed counseling. Appropriate treatment is complex; it takes trust built over time. Agapé is undertaking a comprehensive program of community outreach, education, and treatment. By supporting this mission, you can play a role in helping survivors regain their freedom, sense of control, and confidence to move forward in their lives.

Did you know this about Veterans?

30% of veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD has a tremendous impact on the lives of veterans and their families. Many veterans feel hopelessness, shame, and despair. Loss of employment, relationship problems, and homelessness are common. Additionally, depression, anxiety, and alcohol or drug abuse are often problems veterans face.

Most of the time, Tri-Care, the veteran’s insurance carrier, does not cover the full cost of counseling.  You can help a veteran by contributing to the scholarship fund on behalf of those who have served our country.

Did you know this about counseling?

One in four people are struggling with a mental health issue, such as anxiety, depression, panic attacks or substance abuse. However, only 40% secure the care they so desperately need, often because they cannot afford it.

You can make a difference in the life of those around you who are struggling by covering all or part of the cost of counseling.