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Youth Villages on quest to find ‘Holiday Heroes’ for children receiving care in North Carolina

Nov 28, 2017

CONTACT: Tara Robertson, Public Relations Manager   |  803-­528-­7373

CHARLOTTE – Youth Villages is seeking Holiday Heroes for more than 400 children who are receiving care in North Carolina. A Holiday Hero helps fulfill the holiday wish list for a child who has experienced trauma or has a history of emotional or behavioral health issues. To learn more and become a Holiday Hero, individuals, families, or groups may request a child’s wish list by visiting and selecting North Carolina. Holiday Heroes also have the option to donate or shop to fulfill youth holiday wishes. Any of our local offices can assist you.

Asheville: 828-­250-­3700
Boone: 828-­268-­7200
Charlotte: 704-­510-­5600
Greensboro: 336-­931-­1800
Louisburg: 919-­729-­0127
Pinehurst: 910-­673-­8520
Raleigh/Durham: 919-­474-­6400
Waynesville: 828-­454-­6140

A $100 donation will cover a child’s complete holiday wish list. However, Youth Villages is thankful for any donation amount.

About Youth Villages North Carolina Youth Villages North Carolina is a private nonprofit organization that helps children and young adults with emotional,  behavioral and mental health issues live successfully. The organization provides YVIntercept, Youth Villages’ intensive in-­home services, and YVLifeSetTM, one of the country’s most effective programs to help former foster youth become productive, independent adults. Since 2005, Youth Villages has helped more than 14,000 children, families and young people in North Carolina from offices in Asheville, Boone, Charlotte, Greensboro, Greenville, Raleigh-­Durham, Louisburg and Waynesville. For more information, visit

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