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Our Mission

The mission of the Peninsula Community Foundation is to support and empower the work of nonprofit organizations in the Lake Norman area by providing financial resources and assistance.

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As neighbors and as a community, we believe we are stronger together. Show up and make a difference or help others who can.

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Jul

18

Threads of Faith

10:00 am
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5:00 pm
The Neighborhood C.A.R.E. Center is hosting a Threads of Faith event to help our neighbors prepare for school with a new outfit. Please help collect outfits, new or gently used, to bless our neighbors.
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Aug

01

Donation Items Needed

8:00 am
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5:00 pm
The Hope House is in need of cleaning items, household items, and pantry items for Hope House residents and their families.
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Aug

01

Food Prep Help

1:30 pm
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3:00 pm
Volunteers are needed to cut up fruit and veggies on Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00 starting in August through September.
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Aug

02

Summer Tutoring

10:00 am
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5:00 pm
Middle schoolers through adults can help tutor K-5 students at the Huntington Green Resource Center.
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Aug

09

Bags of Hope Collection

11:00 am
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11:00 am
Bags of Hope is working with Lake Norman area schools by supplying free food provisions to school children who experience food insecurity. As Peninsula neighbors, we’re collecting specific items to be donated and distributed to children.
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Success Stories

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PCF Partnership Luncheon
Ada Jenkins Mobile Dentistry Bus Hits the Road Again
Lake Norman Hospice and Palliative Care

News & Updates

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Two ways to be a great Peninsula neighbor!

Two ways to be a great Peninsula neighbor!

As neighbors and as a community, we believe we are stronger together. Here are three QUICK and EASY ways you can show up and make a difference or help others who can.

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New Brand and Website Launch

New Brand and Website Launch

The Peninsula Community Foundation (PCF) was first launched in 2001 by a group of Peninsula neighborhood residents who wanted to do more to help others in the Lake Norman area. We’re excited to celebrate this momentous anniversary with you by revealing the new look and feel of the PCF.

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Five Ways - Other Than Money - That PCF Helps Local Nonprofits

Five Ways - Other Than Money - That PCF Helps Local Nonprofits

In the last ten years, PCF has raised over $900,000 for nonprofits in the Lake Norman area. While raising funds for our partner nonprofits is of the biggest importance for PCF, there are many other ways we support nonprofits.

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10 Ways PCF Supported Lake Norman During Covid

10 Ways PCF Supported Lake Norman During Covid

While the COVID-19 pandemic is a serious global health threat, the impacts were felt right here in the Lake Norman area. Due to the generous neighbors of the Peninsula community, PCF was able to support so many unexpected needs.

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What should you do with your extra stuff?

What should you do with your extra stuff?

When cleaning out your attic, garage, Marie Kondo-ing, or just generally downsizing, do you ever wonder what to do with all your extra stuff? Though Goodwill is a great organization, much of it is sent out of the area, or to the dump. Here are three alternatives that make a local impact in Lake Norman.

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Nonprofits we support

The Peninsula Community Foundation (PCF) unites the neighbors of the Peninsula Community in Cornelius, NC to empower the work of nonprofit organizations.

Ada Jenkins Center
Angels & Sparrows
Answer Scholarship Foundation
Bags of Hope
Beds for Kids
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte
Bright Blessings LKN
Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation
Caterpillar Ministries
Classroom Central
Community in Christ Preschool
Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center
Davidson Village Network
Discovery Place Kids
Emerald School of Excellence
Global Minds United
Hope House Foundation
Hospice & Palliative Care
Hunter Dalton HDLife Foundation
Lake Norman Community Health Clinic
Little Smiles
Live Healthy Kids
Make An Impact Foundation
Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina
Neighborhood Care Center
Safe Alliance
Scouting Through Soccer
Serenity House
Special Olympics North Carolina
Thrive Global Project
YMCA Lake Norman

Corporate Sponsors

Generous communities include generous businesses, too. We’re thankful to our corporate partners who help us invest in the Lake Norman area. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us.

First National Bank