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AMERICAN RED CROSS, SCOTLAND COUNTY CHAPTER: The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. 

CAPE FEAR COUNCIL- BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA: Boy Scouts of America foster the character development, citizenship training and physical fitness of young people, and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling values based on those found in the Scout Oath and Law. This task is accomplished by assisting sponsoring organizations and Scouting units through promoting, supervising and administering a superior educations and recreational program with emphasis on outdoor activities. 
CHURCH COMMUNITY SERVICES OF SCOTLAND COUNTY, INC.: Church Community Services, organized in 1989, provides emergency assistance to Scotland County residents, families and individuals, in need of food, clothing, help with utility bills, rent or mortgage payments and prescription drugs. 
GIRL SCOUTS – NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL PINES: Through the unique Girl Scout leadership experience, girls of every background from ages 5-17 build real-world skills that yield the outcomes of courage, confidence and character. Through girl-led cooperative activities that allow “learning by doing,” girls explore three leadership keys: Discover, Connect and Take Action – and learn to lead to make the world a better place.  
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF SCOTLAND COUNTY: Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical, Christian housing ministry that builds homes for families in need and then finances them with a no interest loan. The mission is to eliminate substandard housing in Scotland County.  
SCOTLAND COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC: Scotland Community Health Clinic provides routine health care services to uninsured residents of Scotland County. The Clinic services adults 18 – 64 years of age who fall at or below 150% of federal poverty levels.  
SCOTLAND COUNTY FIREFIGHTER’S ASSOCIATION: Scotland County Firefighter’s Association provides fire prevention education to all children K-2 in Scotland County. They operate a fire safety house for education purposes, provide opportunity for county-wide training for firefighters using mutual aid protocols and promote education and awareness of safety issues for firefighters. 
SCOTLAND COUNTY 4-H: The Scotland County 4-H Program is a youth and volunteer development organization. Four-H assists youth, ages 5-19, in developing knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to become productive and contributing members of society. Educational programming is conducted through 4-H clubs, special interest, school enrichment and after-school programs.
SCOTLAND COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETYThe Humane Society is a non-profit organization whose objectives are to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals in Scotland County, promote education that encompasses humane and judicial treatment of animals, and provide the best possible care for the largest number of animals who are otherwise unwanted or unloved, through the operation of an animal shelter. 
SCOTLAND COUNTY LITERACY COUNCIL: The Literacy Council provides one-to-one and small group tutoring in reading, writing and math to adults and out-of-school teenagers. They also have English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) program for those who want to learn to speak better English and assist students with preparation for GED and other tests geared to upgrade workforce skills.
SCOTLAND COUNTY SAFETY TOWN: Safety Town is a 15-hour safety awareness and prevention program designed to provide an age-appropriate, hands-on safety education for pre-kindergarten children. Certified teachers, teen volunteers and uniformed personnel use various activities to teach children about different types of safety. In addition to classroom instruction, Safety Town includes an outdoor miniature town where children learn traffic, pedestrian and bicycle safety.  
SCOTLAND COUNTY SENIOR GAMES: Scotland County Senior Games provides residents, age 55 and older, the opportunity to participate in athletic events such as bowling, shuffleboard, bocce, 1500 and 5k walks, bicycling, softball, billiards, etc. The Silver Arts events include oil, watercolor and acrylic painting, needlework, woodworking, photography and stained glass. 
SCOTLAND COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS: Scotland County Special Olympics serves children and adults in our community who are mentally challenged. The program provides an avenue for these individuals to excel in a sport and compete with peers at the local, state, national and possibly international level. Special Olympics builds confidence, self-esteem and a nurturing environment for all the individuals it serves. 
SCOTLAND FAMILY COUNSELING CENTER: Scotland Family Counseling Center is a non-profit pastoral counseling service opening a one day per week satellite office of Robeson Family Counseling Center, Inc. in Lumberton, NC. This faith-based counseling service is a partnership between the Scotland County faith community and NC Baptist Hospital’s CareNet Pastoral Counseling Division. The counseling service is accredited by the Samaritan Institute.
SCOTS FOR YOUTH: Scots for Youth is a non-profit agency serving youth ages 6-16 years of age that are considered to be at risk and their families. They provide supportive services to these youth such as mentoring, counseling, parent enrichment classes, life skills education, structured day services, peer group counseling and community service.  
IN AS MUCH:  In As Much is a program designed to provide food bags to children who would possibly not have food during the weekend. These bags are given to the designated children each Friday during the school year. The children receiving these foods are referred by their school teachers. This program also helps to provide food for these children during the summer months as well. It is a faith based organization that covers all the schools in Scotland County. 
NAACP-ACTSO: This is an organization created by the NAACP to encourage students with unique talents to cultivate these talents. They compete on local levels and some progress to higher levels. It is targeted at children who might not otherwise pursue these talents. Teacher referrals are often used in targeting these children.