The members of Elk River Club are dedicated to help the community around them and have created The High Country Charitable Foundation to support surrounding Avery County. This year the foundation raised in excess of $200,000 and provided funding to 20 local charities, including Childrens Hope Alliance/Grandfather Home for ChildrenAvery County Special OlympicsAvery County Humane SocietyAvery High Key Club and Volunteer Avery County. Read more about the work of the High Country Charitable Foundation from North Carolina’s High Country Magazine.

Click to learn more about the High Country Foundation and how money is distributed, or click to view grant applications for 2017.