Be an Everyday Hero. Help a Child Heal.

You are Working for Justice
Every year, Carousel sees about 500 new child survivors of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect.
It is because of your generosity that the Carousel Child Advocacy Center provides the Child Medical
Exams and forensic interviews that assist law enforcement and District Attorney’s offices to hold
child abuse offenders accountable.

We know that they have a long road of healing ahead of them.

You are Helping Children Heal
Access to specialized mental health services is critical for abused children and their families to move
forward in the healing process. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic
events that occur in childhood. ACEs can include violence, abuse, and growing up in a family with

You can help end the cycle of abuse.
It is because of your donations that Carousel has professional child therapists trained to provide
healing trauma therapy tailored to the unique needs and situations of the children.
Because of your support, All therapy sessions are offered regardless of a family’s ability to pay or insurance status.

Here are a few examples of how your donation will be put to work:
$10 Give. Every. Month. Be a G.E.M.
$10 a month = $120 a year! You can provide one session of evidence-based child therapy services for a
child survivor and their non-offending adult caregiver so they can concentrate on doing the hard work of healing.

$50 Will provide much-needed tools used during therapy, such as art supplies, games, and coloring
books to help children do the hard work of healing.

$500 You can provide education to adults in our community to empower them to recognize,
respond, and report child sexual abuse through awareness and stigma reduction.

$1,000 You can provide one complete Child Medical Exam and Forensic Interview, complete with
family advocacy services, court accompaniment, and expert testimony.

Be an Everyday Hero. Help a Child Heal.
You can give the gift of healing, justice, and resilience.

Create Great Childhoods; restore hope

Mail a check to:

The Carousel Center
1501 Dock St
Wilmington, NC  28401

Your tax-deductible donation to Carousel Child Advocacy Center goes to work immediately and powers our mission to help child survivors heal from abuse.

Accredited by National Children's Alliance
Partner In Prevention
United Way of the Cape Fear

Thank you for your support of the Carousel Center!

Refund Policy

The Carousel Center (TCC) relies on the generosity of its donors to support the services we offer to abused and neglected children in the Cape Fear region. We work hard to be good stewards of every donation, and we want every donor to be completely satisfied with their support of our mission.

 TCC will gladly give you a full refund for any donation or purchase within the following guidelines. If you have any questions, please contact the Development Manager at 910.254.9898 or [email protected].

Donation Refund

You must request a refund in writing within 30 days of TCC’s receipt of your donation.
TCC will make refunds in the manner in which they were given (see “Refund Timelines” below).

Event Ticket Refund

TCC reserves the right to cancel, reschedule or limit the attendance of any official TCC event.

If TCC cancels an event, we will make every effort to give registrants at least 24 hours’ notice.

  • Registrants have the option to receive a refund or convert their ticket to a tax-deductible donation to support TCC’s services.

If TCC postpones or reschedules an event, you have several options:

  • You can use your sponsorship/ticket at the rescheduled event (please retain your receipt).
  • You may convert your sponsorship/ticket to a tax-deductible donation to TCC, and we will send you a tax receipt.
  • You can give your ticket(s) to friends or business associates. (If you select this option, please contact TCC with the guest(s)’ names.)
  • You can request a refund in writing up to five (5) business days prior to the rescheduled or postponed event, and TCC will issue a full refund.

Note: TCC cannot refund tickets or donations to “third party” or non-TCC-controlled events.

Refund Timeframes

  • TCC will refund check or cash donations within 10 business days of receipt of a written refund request.
  • TCC will refund EFT and credit card purchases within two business days of a written refund request.

adopted March 17, 2020