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Local Organizations, Clubs, & Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteer Opportunities

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4-H CLUBS

4-H CLUBS - GASTON COUNTY http://gaston.ces.ncsu.edu/index.php?page=youth4h
Richard Chuvala, Extension Agent, 4-H
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
1303 Dallas Cherryville Highway
Dallas NC 28034

mail: PO Box 1578
Gastonia, NC 28053
704-922-0301
Fax: 704-922-2140
richard_chuvala@ncsu.edu
Volunteers welcome

4-H CLUBS - LINCOLN COUNTY http://lincoln.ces.ncsu.edu/4-hclubsandgroups/
April B. Dillon, Extension Agent, 4-H
115 W Main St
Lincolnton NC 28092
704-736-8452
Fax: 704-736-8828
Volunteers welcome

See also: Youth, Volunteer, Teen Volunteering

AMERICAN RED CROSS

AMERICAN RED CROSS - Gaston County Chapter

http://www.redcross.org/nc/gastonia
JoAnn Hedstrom, Programs Support Specialist
190 S Oakland St
Gastonia NC 28052
704-864-2623
Emergency: 704-864-2623
Fax: 704-864-7904
joann.hedstrom@redcross.org
Volunteers welcome

AMERICAN RED CROSS - Lincoln County Chapter

http://www.redcross.org/nc/lincolnton
Louann Freshour. Program Support Specialist
527 N Aspen St
PO Box 1838
Lincolnton NC 28093
704-735-3500
Fax: 704-736-1697
louann.freshour@redcross.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Emergency Services, Volunteer

ANIMAL LEAGUE OF GASTON COUNTY

http://www.algc.org
Meets 2nd Monday of every month
972 E Franklin Blvd
Gastonia NC 28054
704-868-4673
Fax: 704-868-0010
info@algc.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Animals, Volunteer, Teen Volunteering

THE ARC OF GASTON COUNTY -- Formerly ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS (ARC)

http://www.gastoncountyarc.org
Sara Osborne, Executive Director
200 E Franklin Blvd
Gastonia NC 28052
704-861-1036
Fax: 704-864-9464
director@gastoncountyarc.org or contact
Volunteers welcome

See also: Special Needs, Volunteer, Teen Volunteering

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA - Piedmont Council, CC Kimball Scout Service Center

http://www.piedmontcouncilbsa.org
1222 E Franklin Blvd
Gastonia NC 28053
704-864-2694
Fax: 704-867-2046

See also: Volunteer, Youth

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB - Salvation Army/Joe R. Hudson East Gaston Boys Club

Facebook
Daniel Simmons, Executive Director
Meeting Address
715 N Main St
Lowell NC 28098
Mailing Address
PO Box 1094
Gastonia NC 28053
704-824-4773

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER GASTON - Bessemer City

https://www.bgcgreatergaston.org/whoweare
Mary Robinson, Unit Director
401 E Washington Ave
Bessemer City NC 28016
704-629-5663
Volunteers welcome

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER GASTON - Bradley Teen Center

https://www.bgcgreatergaston.org/whoweare
Lorenzo Richardson, Unit Director
1425 W Franklin Blvd
Gastonia NC 28052
(980) 320-8388
lrichardson@bcggreatergaston.org
Volunteers welcome

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER GASTON - West Gastonia

https://www.bgcgreatergaston.org/whoweare
Marcus Cyprian, Unit Director
310 S Boyd St
Gastonia NC 28052
704-864-6171
mcyprian@bgcgreatergaston.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Volunteer, Youth

CANCER SERVICES OF GASTON COUNTY, INC.

https://www.gastoncancerservices.org/
306 S Columbia St
Gastonia NC 28054
704-864-1271
Volunteers welcome

See also: Charity, Health, Support, Volunteer, Teen Volunteering

CAROLINA THREAD TRAIL

Led by the Catawba Lands Conservancy
www.carolinathreadtrail.org
Facebook
Vanessa Gorr, Outreach Coordinator
4530 Park Road, Suite 420
Charlotte NC 28209
704-376-2556 ext. 215
vanessa@carolinathreadtrail.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Conservation, Outdoors, Volunteer

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF GASTON COUNTY

http://www.cfgaston.org/
Facebook
Ernest Sumner, Executive Director
1201 E. Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
Mail: P.O. Box 123 Gastonia, NC 28053
704.864.0927
Fax 704.869.0222
info@cfgaston.org

TEENS CHANGING GASTON COUNTY (TCGC)
Please contact Elizabeth Patton with any questions or to submit an application

See also: Community, Volunteer, Youth

CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER

CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER - Belmont

http://cpcgaston.com or Facebook
399 Belmont/Mt Holly Rd
Mt Holly NC 28120
704-827-0806
Volunteers welcome

CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER - Bessemer City
2535 Tryon Courthouse Road
Bessemer City, NC 28016
704-729-6709

CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER - NORTH Dallas
717 Gastonia Technology Pkwy.
Dallas, NC 28034
704-349-3497

CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER - Gaston County
700 Robinson Rd
Gastonia NC 28056
704-867-3706

CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER - WEST Highland/BC
2782 Fairview Drive
Gastonia, NC 28052
704-884-1098

See also: Charity, Health, Support, Volunteer

DANIEL STOWE BOTANICAL GARDEN

http://www.dsbg.org or Facebook

Patrick S. Larkin, Executive Director
6500 S New Hope Rd
Belmont NC 28012
704-825-4490
Fax: 704-829-1240
Volunteers welcome 704-829-1257

See also: Conservation, Gardening, Volunteer

FRIENDS OF CROWDERS MOUNTAIN, INC

http://friendsofcrowders.com/ and facebook

PO Box 1881
Gastonia NC 28053
info@friendsofcrowders.com
Volunteers Welcome

See also: Conservation, Outdoors, Volunteer, Teen Volunteering

GASTON ARTS COUNCIL

http://gastonarts.org/ and facebook

Kim George, Executive Director
Mailing Address:
PO Box 242
Gastonia NC 28053-0242
704-853-2787
FAX: 704-853-2788
gac@gastonarts.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: The Arts, Volunteer

GASTON COUNTY MUSEUM

http://www.gastoncountymuseum.org/ and facebook
131 W Main St
PO Box 429
Dallas NC 28034
704-922-7681
Gaston.Museum@gastongov.com
Volunteers welcome

See also: See also: History, Volunteer

GASTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

http://www.gastonlibrary.org/
1555 E Garrison Blvd
Gastonia NC 28054
704-868-2164 Ext. 129
Fax: 704-853-6012
Library card information
Volunteers welcome, contact Tanya.Jones@gastongov.com
Summer Reading Teen Volunteers (ages 14-17) Application
Branch Locations and Hours

See also: Libraries, Volunteer, Youth, Teen Volunteering

GASTON HOSPICE

http://gastonhospice.org and facebook
258 E Garrison Blvd
PO Box 3984
Gastonia NC 28054
704-861-8405
Fax: 704-865-0590
gastonhospice@gmh.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Support, Volunteer

GASTON HUMANE SOCIETY, INC

facebook
PO Box 2334
114 Ledford Dr
Gastonia, North Carolina 28056
704-824-8990
Fax: 704-824-8950
info@gastonhumane.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Advocacy, Animals, Volunteer

GASTON LITERACY COUNCIL, INC

http://www.gastonliteracy.org/
Kaye Gribble, Executive Director
116 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Gastonia NC 28052
704-868-4815
Fax: 704-867-7796
literacy@gastonliteracy.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Advocacy, Literacy, Volunteer

GIRL SCOUTS, CAROLINAS PEAKS TO PIEDMONT COUNCIL - Gastonia Service Center

https://www.girlscoutsp2p.org/ or facebook

156 S. South St. Suite 201
Gastonia NC 28052
Phone: 704-864-7315
Fax: 704-669-5759
Volunteers welcome

See also: Volunteer, Women, Youth

GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM

https://volunteerforgal.org or facebook

Joanne Cranke
325 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Gastonia NC 28052
704-852-3260
Fax: 704-852-3065
joanne.s.cranke@nccourts.org
GAL.District27A@nccourts.org
Volunteer

See also: Support, Volunteer

GUARDIANS OF THE CHILDREN, GASTONIA

Facebook or, http://www.gocnc.org
All applicants must pass a background check before becoming a member

Tim McGinnis, President
PO Box 1206
Dallas, NC 28034
(704) 616-9231
http://www.gocnc.org/contact-us.html

See also: Support, Volunteer

GUIDING EYES FOR THE BLIND - North Carolina Puppy Raising Program

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF GASTON COUNTY
http://www.habitatgaston.org/ or facebook

Mary Harris, Executive Director
1840 E Franklin Blvd
PO Box 1584
Gastonia NC 28053
704-864-6536
Fax: 704-864-3139
mary@habitatgaston.org
Volunteers welcome

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF LINCOLN COUNTY

http://habitatlcnc.org/ or facebook
PO Box 1062
809 E Sycamore St
Lincolnton NC 28093
704.748.1800
restore@habitatlcnc.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Service Clubs, Volunteer, Teen Volunteering

HOLY ANGELS, INC.

http://www.holyangelsnc.org
Regina Moody, President/CEO
6600 Wilkinson Blvd
PO Box 710
Belmont NC 28012
704-825-4161
Fax: 704-825-0553
hainfo@HolyAngelsNC.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Special Needs, Volunteer

HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE LINCOLN COUNTY

http://www.hpccr.org/location-info/lincoln-county or facebook
900 Dontia Drive
Lincolnton NC 28092
704.732.6146
Volunteers welcome

See also: Health, Support, Volunteer

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF LINCOLN COUNTY

https://hslcnc.org/ or facebook
2422 Country Club Rd.
Lincolnton NC 28092
704-732-9022 (voicemail only)
UniversityFosters@gmail.com
Volunteers welcome

See also: Advocacy, Animals, Volunteer

THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF GASTON COUNTY, INC.

http://www.jlgaston.org/ or facebook

Elizabeth Smithers, President - Committee of the Board
President-Elect, Darcel Walker
2020 Remount Rd Suire 109
Gastonia NC 28052
704-874-1810
jlofgaston@yahoo.com
Volunteer organization

See also: Service Club, Women, Volunteer

KEEP GASTONIA BEAUTIFUL

http://www.keepgastoniabeautiful.org
or http://www.cityofgastonia.com/home-keep-gastonia-beautiful.html//www.keepgastoniabeautiful.org
or facebook

Pat Johnson, Administrator
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S York St
Gastonia NC 28052
704-866-6906
patj@cityofgastonia.com
Volunteers welcome

See also: Civic, Conservation, Volunteer, Teen Volunteering

LINCOLN THEATRE GUILD

http://www.lincolntheatreguild.com/ or on facebook

Joanna Underwood, President
PO Box 1343
403 E. Main Street
Lincolnton, NC 28092
704-452-7830
boxoffice@lincolntheatreguild.com
Volunteers welcome

See also: The Arts, Volunteer

LINCOLNTON DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION

http://www.downtownlincolnton.com/

Änd M. Lynn, Executive Director 107 N. Cedar Street
Lincolnton, NC 28092
704-900-9659

Mailing Address:
Attn: Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton
P.O. Drawer 491
Lincolnton, NC 28093-0617
downtownlincolnton@gmail.com
Volunteers welcome

See also: Civic, Volunteer

LIONS CLUB

LIONS CLUB - Bessemer City

http://www.lionsclubs.org
James Stowe, President
Meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM at Chamber of Commerce
201 W Washington Ave
Bessemer City NC 28016
Contact
Volunteer organization

See also: Service Club, Volunteer

LIONS CLUB - East Gastonia

https://www.lionsclubs.org/en
Derrick Hunter , President
Meetings 1st, 3rd Tuesday, 7 PM at “125 North Main Restaurant”
Lowell, NC
Contact Volunteer organization

LIONS CLUB - Gastonia Evening

https://www.lionsclubs.org/en
Steve Ritchie, President
Meets 2nd & 4th Tuesdays at 7:00 PM at Market Street Buffet & Bakery
2525 S. York Rd
Gastonia, NC
Contact
Volunteer organization

LIONS CLUB - Gastonia Noon

facebook
Helen Rogers
Meets 1st & 3rd Monday of every month at 12:00 noon at Terrace Ridge
1251 E Hudson Blvd
Gastonia NC 28054
Volunteer organization

LIONS CLUB - Lincolnton

http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/gastoniaeveningnc/
Randall Edmunds, President
Meets 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM at The Public Library
Peach Tree & Humphrey St
Lincolnton NC
Volunteer organization

LIONS CLUB - Mount Holly

https://www.lionsclubs.org/en
William L. Brown III, President
Meets every 3rd Tuesday at 18:30 Club Building
321 S Main St
Mt Holly NC 28120
https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/start-our-approach/club-locator/results# Volunteer organization

LIONS CLUB - Stanley

http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/stanleync/
Phyllis Ribbeck, President
Meets 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of every month at 7:00 PM at Stanley Community Building
113 E College St
Stanley NC 28164
704-263-8014
trribbeck@hotmail.com
Volunteer organization

See also: Service Club, Volunteer

MEDIATION CENTER OF THE SOUTHERN PIEDMONT - Gaston County Office

MEDIATION CENTER OF THE SOUTHERN PIEDMONT - Gaston County Office 410 W Franklin Blvd # D
Gastonia NC 28052
704-868-9576
Fax: 704-865-6436
Interested in volunteering? Contact

See also: Support, Volunteer

MEDIATION CENTER OF THE SOUTHERN PIEDMONT - Lincoln County Office http://www.mediationcsp.com/
125 E Sycamore St
Lincolnton NC 28095
704-736-8474
Fax: 704-736-8759

NORTH CAROLINA BLUEBIRD SOCIETY

http://www.ncbluebird.org/ or Facebook

Gaston County Coordinator - Dana Glenn
704-616-1742
bluebirdsinsc@yahoo.com
Volunteer

See also: Animals, Volunteer

THE SCHIELE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

http://www.schielemuseum.org & facebook

Dr. Ann Tippitt, Director
1500 E Garrison Blvd
Gastonia NC 28054
Information Desk: 704-866-6900
Fax: 704-866-6041
Volunteers welcome

See also: History, Volunteer

SENIORS' HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION PROGRAM(SHIIP)

http://www.ncdoi.com/SHIIP/Default.aspx

Mailing Address
NC Department of Insurance
Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
1201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh NC 27699-1201
855-408-1212 or 919-807-6900
Fax: 919-807-6901
ncshiip@ncdoi.gov
Volunteers welcome

In Gaston County, counselling by appointment only : ask for SHIIP help
HealthNet Gaston
1385 E. Garrison Blvd
Gastonia NC 28054
704-874-1953

See also: Seniors, Volunteer

THE SHELTER OF GASTON COUNTY

http://www.gastongov.com/departments/shelter or facebook

Department of Health and Human Services
330 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Gastonia NC 28052
24-Hour Crisis Line: 704-852-6000
704-810-6492, 704-810-6418 or 704-810-6495
Fax: 704-852-6004
Contact
Volunteers welcome

See also: Shelter, Support, Volunteer, Teen Volunteering

SOUTHEASTERN GUIDE DOGS

http://www.guidedogs.org

Palmetto Campus
4210 77th St E
Palmetto FL 34221
1-800-944-3647 or 941-729-5665
Volunteers welcome

See also: Animals, Special Needs, Volunteer

UNITED WAY

UNITED WAY OF GASTON COUNTY

http://www.unitedwaygaston.org or facebook
200 E Franklin Blvd
Gastonia, NC 28052

Mailing Address
PO Box 2597
Gastonia NC 28053
704-864-4554
Fax: 704-864-9464
info@unitedwaygaston.org
Volunteers welcome

UNITED WAY OF LINCOLN COUNTY

http://unitedwayoflincolncounty.org/
Kathy Vinzant, Executive Director
211 W Water Street
Lincolnton, NC 28092
Mailing Address:
PO Box 234
Lincolnton NC 28092
704-732-8055
contactus@unitedwayoflincolncounty.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Charity, Volunteer

Contact Us



To submit an organization for the list or to update your organization's information, please call the library at 704-868-2164 ext. 2 or e-mail community@gastonlibrary.org.

CITATION

Author: Gaston County Public Library
Title: Gaston & Lincoln County Community Clubs, Organizations, & Volunteer Opportunities
URL: http://gastonlibrary.libguides.com/c.php?g=221960&p=2460058
Revised: October 2019

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