To feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, and foster transition to housing.
To grow resilient community entrepreneurs from all walks of life; and to collaborate with others to improve services, policies, and community leadership that support community entrepreneurship and community development.
To provide an environment for people to improve the quality of their lives through employment with a focus on people with disabilities.
To provide innovative education and work place training for individuals seeking personal development and economic opportunity.
To offer education and training services for individuals and families of all ages and ethnic backgrounds.
To improve the health and well being of individuals, families, and communities by reducing the toll of substance abuse through education, research, and community partnerships.
To preserve Grandfather Mountain, operate a nature park sustainably in the public interest, and inspire good stewardship in others.