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.

Partner Organizations



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


Protecting Your Skin: Healthy Skin for a Lifetime

On November 9th 27 Alliance members and guests heard from Dr. Elizabeth Rostan, Charlotte Skin & Laser on how to maintain healthy skin for a lifetime. Dr. Rostan reviewed the basics of anti-aging skin care and discussed some of her favorite advanced anti-aging products available. Participants learned that healthy skin is not just cosmetic, but […]

Mental Wellness in a COVID Weary World

On September 9th, 23 individuals, including 5 new members and 4 guests, participated in Mental Wellness in a COVID Weary World, with behavioral health experts, Dr. Javier Santos-Cubina and Dr. Luis Betancourt. Alliance members participated in an interactive discussion around the psychological impacts of the pandemic, COVID-related stress, and shared strategies to build resilience and […]

7 Must Have Nutritional Supplements for Kids: What Should You Feed Your Children?

Children are more susceptible to nutritional deficiencies than adults. This is due in part to their small size and fast growth, which often leads to a need for an increased intake of nutrients. It’s hard enough keeping track of what the best nutritional supplements are for adults; it may be even harder when it comes […]

Health Disparities

On May 5, Dr. Janelle White, Medical Director of Community Health, Atrium Health, presented to Healthy Charlotte Alliance on the important topic of Health Disparities in Our Community and What We Can Do About It. Dr. White defined health disparities as the preventable differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or in opportunities to […]