Formerly Mecklenburg Medical Alliance and Endowment (MMAE) Healthy Charlotte Alliance's mission is to improve the health and quality of life for all people of Mecklenburg County by funding health initiatives and providing educational programs.
Healthy Charlotte Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the health and quality of life for all people of Mecklenburg County. WHO WE ARE. LEARN MORE - Provide educational and informative programs around health and wellness.
- Members volunteer their time and talents through coordinated service opportunities at local health nonprofits.
- Financially invest in health programs that are demonstrating proven impact in our community through our grants process.
If you have a passion for our mission to improve the health and quality of life in Mecklenburg county please join us by becoming a member of Healthy Charlotte Alliance. GET INVOLVED JOIN TODAY
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Healthy Charlotte Alliance is a nonprofit working to build a healthier Charlotte-Mecklenburg.  Through the endowment, Healthy Charlotte Alliance has invested nearly $2 million dollars back into the community.



Bronze Sponsors
Table Sponsors

Ms. Leslie Aronovitz & Mr. Ted Gearhart

Novant Health Bariatric Solutions

Karen Chandler

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

TJ Druckenbrod & Merrill Lynch

Dr. Lewis & Carolyn Gaskin


The Ivey

Dr. John & Kathy Klimas

North Carolina Medical Society Alliance

Novare Capital Management

Patriot Military Family Foundation

Kay Saville & Robyn Stump

Dr. & Mrs. Simon Ward, III

Mrs. Mitzi Yount


COVID-19 Updates

  On December 10th, Dr. David Priest, infectious disease expert and SVP, Chief Safety, Quality and Epidemiology Officer, Novant Health offered an informative and engaging program on COVID-19. He shared updates on a forthcoming vaccine and North Carolina’s current plans for phased vaccine administration. While vaccine distribution is pending, Dr. Priest affirmed the vital importance […]

Nutritional Supplements

On November 10, Dr. Russell H. Greenfield, Physician Executive and Director of Integrative Medicine for Novant Health, delivered an informative and engaging program on Nutritional Supplements. Dr. Greenfield cautioned that what is “natural” is not necessarily synonymous with “safe”. He affirmed that it is highly preferred to get needed vitamins, minerals, and nutrients through a healthy […]

Improving our Mental Wellness During Covid-19

As we are all feeling some “quarantine fatigue”, on October 14, 22 Healthy Charlotte Alliance members Zoomed in to hear from Dr. Amii Steele, Levine Children’s Hospital, on practical ways to Improve our Mental Wellness During Covid-19. Dr. Steele emphasized focusing on what you can control and offered practical ways to protect and boost our mental and […]

The Biology of Politics

On September 24, Dr. John Allbert, Novant Health, delivered a fascinating and informative program to members on the Biology of Politics. We learned that while life experiences play an important role in shaping our political outlook, we do have a genetic tendency to be conservative or liberal. As Dr. Allbert said, conflict in itself is not […]