Charitable Giving

Want to be Happier? Give back!

At the Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill, we appreciate the value of giving back to the communities that we serve. We are committed to the overall health and well-being of our neighbors. To reflect this commitment, we participate in various local and national events to help support valued causes.

Woof-A-Palooza, Briar Chapel
September 21, 2019

The mission of Chatham Animal Rescue & Education (CARE) is to promote the health and safety of all dogs and cats in Chatham County, NC. DLC is a proud sponsor of the 2019 Woof-A-Palooza which will help raise funds to rescue animals, expand and promote our spay and neuter program, and educate our community about responsible pet ownership.

Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride
September 7, 2019

DLC is happy to support the fund raising efforts of Team Longobardo for the Bike MS Historic New Bern Ride. Bike MS is the fundraising cycling series of the National MS Society and raises more money than any other cycling event for any other cause. To date, Bike MS cyclists, volunteers, and donors have raised more than $1.3 billion to stop MS in its tracks, restore what’s been lost, and end MS forever.


SECU Family House Gala, Chapel Hill
September 6, 2019

The Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill is proud to sponsor the 2019 SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals Gala. The SECU Family House Gala raises mission-critical funds to for the SECU Family House. The SECU Family House provides a safe, affordable home for guests who travel great distances to UNC Hospitals for life saving treatment.

Past Support: SECU Family House Gala, 2018.

Partners for Youth Opportunity, LUEWWD Fundraiser
September 17, 2019

DLC is a proud sponsor of Partners for Youth Opportunity (PYO) and happily donated to The League of Upper Extremity Wrestling Women of Durham (LUEWWD) event which helped raise funds for Partners for Youth Opportunity (PYO) Girls Empowerment Project. PYO is a year-round, multi-year mentoring and job readiness program for teens interested in preparing for their futures. PYO focuses on 4 outcomes for their students: Educational Attainment, Economic Stability, Mentoring Relationships and Community Engagement. With over 100 volunteers and only 5 staff, PYO delivers opportunities that range from tutoring and college support to workforce training and paid internships, paired with financial literacy and savings.

Perry Harrison Elementary School, Chapel Hill
March 28, 2019

The Perry Harrison Elementary School PTA is committed to providing outreach to new students and families by encouraging participation in their events. They reach beyond the school to the partners in their community for guidance, participation, and financial support for their programs. The Perry Harrison Elementary School is located just up the road from the Dermatology & Laser Center, and the children of some of our staff attend there. This year DLC is proud to support the school’s PTA Raffle Basket and Bingo Night.

Past Support: Sponsor of Annual Run for the Mariners 5K and Obstacle Course, 2017.

St. Thomas More Catholic School, Chapel Hill
March 2, 2019

The STM Home & School Association (HSA) coordinates fundraising efforts to benefit their school.  This group of selfless volunteers is dedicated to building a community within the school by sponsoring family activities and encouraging parental involvement. For the third year in a row, DLC is proud to support STM’s annual gala. 

Past work with STM: Sponsor of 2017 Annual Home & School Association Gala, March 3, 2017. Sponsor of 2018 Annual Home & School Association Gala, April 21, 2018.

Caring House Benefit Gala – 2019 Table Sponsor
February 2, 2019

Caring House provides support and affordable housing to Duke Cancer Institute adult outpatients and their caregivers. Caring House is a beautiful home located in Durham and close to the Duke Cancer Institute. There are 18 private bedrooms with shared community kitchen, great room, library, water garden, and healing garden. Caring House provides a home away from home for many deserving guests as they undergo cancer treatment at Duke Cancer Institute. Caring House allows families to concentrate on healing by helping to alleviate some of the everyday burdens and also provides an extremely warm and caring community.

Chatham County Council on Aging
Feb. 7, 2019

The Mission of the Chatham County Council on Aging is to promote independent living, and physical and mental wellness, through services, supports and activities for and with the population aged 60 and older. DLC is proud to support their mission by supporting their Healthy Heart and Body Expo of 2019 with financial support and free patient education by our providers.

CORA Food Pantry, Chapel Hill
Feb. 24, 2019

The CORA Food Pantry serves any Chatham County resident or family in need of emergency food due to job loss, illness, loss of domicile, loss of breadwinner or other hardship. CORA also has two nutrition programs for children: a summer food program called SNACK! (Summer Nutritional Assistance for Chatham Kids) and the Backpack Support Program that helps independent Backpack programs provide food to disadvantaged school children for weekends and holidays. This year, DLC is adding to its past support of CORA by sponsoring CORA’s 9th Annual Empty Bowls Event.

Past work with CORA: Financial support 2017, CORA’s First Annual Charity Golf Tournament 2018.

Compass Center for Women and Families – 2018 DLC Giving Recipient
November-December 2018

This holiday season, Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill is donating 10% of our retail sales to the Compass Center for Women and Families. Learn More about DLC’s Holiday Sales Donation.

Past work with the Compass Center: Financial Support

Orange County Rape Crisis Center – 31st Annual Holiday Auction
December 2, 2018

The Annual Holiday Auction is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Orange County Rape Crisis Center, and the Dermatology & Laser Center is proud to once again be one of its sponsors.

Past Work with OCRCC: Sponsor of the 30th Annual Holiday Auction, December 3, 2017

Chatham Arts Council
November 10, 2018

DLC is a Supporting Sponsor of the 2018 Chatham Arts Council Pickin’: A Music Celebration, the Arts Council’s Annual Benefit for Artists-in-Schools. Chatham Arts Council’s Chatham Artists-in-Schools Initiative has brought professional artists into schools to support math, science, language, and history curricula. Through interactive, engaging workshops taught by theatre actors, performance artists, dancers, mural painters, African drummers, and strings musicians, students have unique opportunities for a deeper engagement with learning objectives.

SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals – 2018 Gala Sponsor
October 19, 2018

The Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill is proud to sponsor the 2018 SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals Gala. The SECU Family House provides a safe, affordable home for guests who travel great distances to UNC Hospitals for life saving treatment.

Super Cooper’s Little Red Wagon Foundation 8th Annual Rockin’ Run, Chapel Hill
September 29, 2018

A child’s diagnosis with cancer affects the whole family. The emerging new reality for these families is surgeries, countless medical procedures, radiation and chemotherapy, often requiring months away from the comforts of home and creating an unbearable financial strain. By empowering families with support, hope and a welcoming community while they are away from home, Super Cooper’s Little Red Wagon Foundation can provide strength in their fight against cancer. DLC is proud to once again sponsor the Super Cooper Rockin’ Run.

Past Work with Super Cooper: Sponsor of the 7th Annual Super Cooper Rockin’ Run (September 2017)

Chatham County Alzheimer’s NC Committee Annual 5K, Chapel Hill
September 15, 2018

The Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill is pleased to once again partner with the Chatham County Alzheimer’s NC Committee at their Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s NC Walk & 5K Run to promote awareness of the growing national concerns over Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in our aging population.

Past work with Chatham County Alzheimer’s NC Committee: Sponsor of the 2017 Annual 5K

Mia Hamm Foundation
July 5, 2018

The Mia Hamm Foundation is a non-profit, national organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for families in need of a marrow or cord blood transplant and to the development of more opportunities for young women in sports. DLC is pleased to financially support this cause.

Chatham County Literacy Council – Play Scrabble for Literacy
June 6, 2018

Chatham County Literacy Council offers free tutoring for adults who live or work in Chatham County and want to improve their reading and writing ability, learn basic math, study English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), prepare to take the test to earn a high school credential, prepare for the test to become a U.S. citizen, learn basic computer skills, and learn about the norms and expectations of today’s workplaces. DLC is pleased to support the efforts of this essential community organization. 

Past work with Chatham County Literacy Council: Sponsor of past Play Scrabble for Literacy events

The Primrose School of Chapel Hill at Briar Chapel, Chapel Hill – Spring Fling at Primrose
April 20, 2018

The Dermatology & Laser Center is pleased to once again support the efforts of our neighbor, The Primrose School at The Veranda at Briar Chapel. Through its nurturing environment and a commitment to teaching life skills and character development, the Primrose School helps children develop and excel academically and socially.

Past work with The Primrose School: Sponsor of 2017 Spring Fling at Primrose

Gigi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers – Benefit Gala 
April 11, 2018

Gigi’s Playhouse changes lives through consistent delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community. DLC is proud to support Gigi’s Playhouse through donations to their Triangle-based location’s annual benefit gala.

The Fall Festival at Christ United Methodist Church
November 4, 2017

The Fall Festival at Christ United Methodist Church in Southern Village is dedicated to bringing its members and community together for lots of Family Fun. Games & prizes, crafts, raffles, inflatables, food vendors, and live music make this an event with something for everyone. There is even a dunk tank! Proceeds benefit missions serving local and global communities, as well as providing relief to those recently affected by hurricane disasters.

Woods Charter School, Chapel Hill – Benefit Auction at Briar Chapel Clubhouse
April 22, 2017

The mission of the Woods Charter School is to empower students to achieve their full potential. Through compassion and inclusivity, they create an environment where students are enriched by their differences, and diversity is celebrated. They believe strong interpersonal relationships foster mutual respect and trust, and students are compelled to active lives of service.

Willow Oak Montessori, Chapel Hill – 4th Annual Spring Festival
April 29, 2017

Willow Oak Montessori strives to assist children in achieving their unique potential as responsible global citizens by nurturing self-confidence and independent decision making in a stimulating, creative, and diverse Montessori community.