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Community Partners

As a local arts organization, Three Bone Theatre feels strongly about supporting other local groups.  We partner with a different local organization for each production with the hope of raising awareness to the unique themes present in each production and the commendable work that is being done in the Charlotte community. 

Pretty Ponytails

Glorious World

PrettyPonytails is a 501(c)3 community non-profit organization. We offers services to ensure that young girls feel good about their appearance, self esteem and confidence. We believe that when girls feel good about themselves, they will perform better in school and social settings to help them succeed and excel academically, socially and in the future.

Pretty Ponytails
ourBRIDGE for Kids

Sanctuary City

ourBRIDGE for Kids is a nonprofit organization that supports the immigrant and refugee community in Charlotte, NC by providing an out of school program and through community-based initiatives.

ourBRIDGE for Kids
Best Buddies NC

Andy and the Orphans

Offering One-to-One Friendship, Integrated Employment, and Leadership Development programs for individuals with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in North Carolina.

Best Buddies NC
Community Partner

Toni Stone

Girl Scouts Hornets' Nest Council has one focus. Girls. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We received our charter in 1939 and are now amongst the oldest and largest girl organizations in the Carolinas.

Community Partner
Lionel Lee Jr. Center for Wellness


The Lionel Lee Jr. Center for Wellness (LLCW) is a local organization serving the needs of uninsured, underinsured, and underserved members of our community. Their mission is to assist individuals and families in obtaining their basic health and wellness needs and to increase public awareness and support for those negatively impacted by systemic issues. Their goal is to provide information and activities to improve overall health and wellness with a particular focus on Black and LGBTQ+ communities.

LLCW supports the Black Lives Matter and Transgender movements and advocates for equity and fair treatment of all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, social status, and gender identity.

Lionel Lee Jr. Center for Wellness

The Children

CleanAIRE NC advocates for the health of all North Carolinians by pursuing equitable and collaborative solutions to climate change and air pollution. The Historic West End Green District is an initiative between community leaders and CleanAIRE NC to improve air quality, reduce carbon pollution, and improve health in the Historic West End neighborhoods.

PFLAG Charlotte


The mission of PFLAG Charlotte is to support families, allies and people who are LGBTQ+, to educate ourselves and others about issues important to LGBTQ+ communities, and to advocate in our communities for a more equitable future for all. PFLAG Charlotte, founded in 1987, is a chapter of PFLAG National. We support. We educate. We advocate. PFLAG Charlotte envisions a world where inclusion is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed.

PFLAG Charlotte

Veterans Bridge Home

Season 8- Ugly Lies the Bone

A stronger community. One Veteran at a time.

Veterans Bridge Home is a Charlotte-based organization that connects Veterans and their families, in any state of transition, to the community. Through their network of partners, they help Veterans navigate employment, create social connections, and settle their families. They look at the whole Veteran and connect them to the resources needed to be successful and thriving leaders in our community.

Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice

Season 8- Protective Custody PRISONER 34042

The Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice exists as a community resource to give voice to the voiceless, form community partnerships to create positive change and educate the community on critical issues of Holocaust, Human Rights and Social justice activism.

Profound Gentlemen

Season 7- Pipeine

Profound Gentlemen's vision is to retain educators who dismantle the cradle to prison pipeline by establishing a cradle to career pipeline for boys of color. Unfortunately, only 2% of teachers in public schools are men of color. Although there are efforts to recruit men of color into education, schools and districts struggle more with retaining men of color than recruiting. Currently, male educators of color are five times more likely to leave the education profession than other groups.

Community Building Initiative

Season 7- Oslo

CBI's mission is to intensify the commitment and increase the capacity of individuals and organizations to build a more inclusive and equitable community. CBI’s programs aim to support three strategic purposes: developing leaders, connecting the community, and advancing equity. Through the support of our partners, we continue to develop our curriculum to address the evolving needs of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community.

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte

Season 7- By The Water

1800+ families served since 1983

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte was founded in 1983 by seven local churches, and has remained a top Habitat for Humanity affiliate since its establishment. Through faith, innovation and passion, and thanks to the support of countless community partners, volunteers, donors and advocates, Habitat Charlotte has made a significant impact in Charlotte since its founding.

Girls Rock Charlotte

Season 7- The Daffodil Girls

Girls Rock Charlotte is a nonprofit that amplifies the confidence of ALL girls and women through the power of music. Their music and film summer camp programs help girls and gender diverse youth to find the confidence and compassion to stand up for themselves and for each other. Their goal is to also feature women leaders, musicians and professionals who serve as mentors and role-models for the campers and volunteers. As a proud Charlotte-based organization, GRC aims to raise the public profile of our local musicians and artists, while also supporting a community that supports women in music.

Levine Museum of the New South

Season 6- Appropriate

Levine Museum's mission is to engage a broad-based audience in the exploration and appreciation of the diverse history of the South since the Civil War, with a focus on Charlotte and the surrounding Carolina Piedmont. Through the Museum we collect, preserve, and interpret the materials, sights, sounds, and ideas that illumine and enliven this history. The Museum presents opportunities for life-long learning about this history for the benefit, enjoyment and education of children and adults, and provides historical context for contemporary issues and a community forum for thoughtful discussion.


Season 6- Every Brilliant Thing

HopeWay is a premier accredited nonprofit mental health facility for adults, 18 years and older, with 24/7 residential care and two day treatment options. Our weekly treatment schedules include individual and group therapy, and a variety of integrative therapies such as art, music, nutritional wellness, horticulture, and recreation.

HopeWay’s continuum of care fits within a holistic model of medical, psychological, and emotional wellness and education. Each client receives an individualized treatment plan with a clinically structured schedule based on his/her specific therapeutic goals. Family services round out HopeWay as an avenue of support and education to aid families in their own wellness and in supporting their loved ones.


Season 6- King Liz

CrownKeepers exists to sustain the arts and creative culture in Charlotte. We do this in a number of ways including: providing art and trade-based education to those lacking creative opportunities and outlets, supporting all-level artists by creating platforms to celebrate their craft(s) and their entrepreneurial initiatives, creating art-filled experiences for the benefit of the public, as well as boldly practicing empowerment across communities.

Charlotte Center for Literary Arts (Charlotte Lit)

Season 6- Fahrenheit 451

Repeat Partner- Charlotte Lit promotes a deeper understanding of self, community, and world by inspiring and educating readers, developing and supporting writers, and promoting creative, arts-focused conversations that strengthen and transform our community.

Season 5- The Submission

The Possibility Project-Charlotte is an organization that empowers teenagers to transform the negative forces in their lives and communities into positive action.  Using the performing arts and community action as vehicles, we develop the next generation of engaged community leaders.


The Possibility Project-Charlotte brings together youth, ages 13-19, from various schools, neighborhoods and backgrounds, to participate in one or more ensembles at Spirit Square.  Each ensemble meets weekly to increase their understanding of cultural and social issues, to improve their communication skills and their ability to resolve conflicts, to identify their personal leadership qualities and their potential as future decision-makers, and to understand the value and opportunities of service to their communities.

The 100 Love Notes Foundation

Season 5- Love/Sick



#GivingTuesdayCLT 2016

On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.


Through #GivingTuesdayCLT, SHARE Charlotte and over 170 local nonprofits are partnering together again this year to make a positive impact in OUR city.

Charlotte Center for Literary Arts (Charlotte Lit)

Season 4- Seminar

Charlotte Lit promotes a deeper understanding of self, community, and world by inspiring and educating readers, developing and supporting writers, and promoting creative, arts-focused conversations that strengthen and transform our community.

Care Ring

Season 4- Motherhood Out Loud

Every day, people fall through the cracks of the traditional health care system in Mecklenburg County. Care Ring, formerly known as Community Health Services, provides access to medical and dental care to the uninsured and underinsured. Care Ring strives to empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health through education, a low-cost clinic, and programs such as Physicians Reach Out and Nurse-Family Partnership, including a group dedicated to preparing New Moms for Motherhood!


Season 4- The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence

Digi-Bridge is a Charlotte-based non-profit organization that aims to equip shareholders with the means to foster optimal use of technology in the learning environment, ensuring that all 21st century learners have opportunities to succeed in the digital age. 


On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.


Through #GivingTuesdayCLT, SHARE Charlotte and many local nonprofits are partnering together again this year to make a positive impact in OUR city.


We aim to make 2015 a HUGE giving year and we'll need your help! This is your opportunity to give back, however you can - make a donation, volunteer time, or help a neighbor. We hope you'll join us!

Three Bone Theatre is participating in Giving Tuesday 2015 along with over 100 other wonderful Charlotte-based charitable organizations!

Trips for Kids Charlotte

Season 3- "4000 Miles"

Trips for Kids Charlotte introduces 10-15 year olds to the healthy, lifelong activity of mountain biking and uses biking as the tool to prepare kids for success. TFKC experiences focus kids on Respect, Honesty, Teamwork, Overcoming Obstacles, Healthy and Safe Lifestyles and Service. This is achieved through our Saturday morning mountain Bike Program, our after school Earn-a-Bike Program and our TFKC Re-Cyclery (used bike shop) @ 15th and N. Davidson.

Team Odin Baer

Season 3- "The Yellow Boat"

On October 3, 2013 Odin Baer Dougherty was diagnosed with DIPG, an inoperable brain stem glioma. Team Odin Baer was formed to help him battle this terrible cancer and support the Dougherty family. Sadly, Odin passed away on April 29, 2015.


The family has extensive medical bills to cover. As our community partner for The Yellow Boat, Three Bone Theatre donated a portion of the proceeds from this production to Team Odin Baer. We also accepted donations from audience members on the family’s behalf.


Promising Pages

Season 3- "Two Across"

Promising Pages is a Charlotte, NC based 501(c)(3) non-profit  that takes books others have  simply outgrown and gives them new life. We partner with Social Service Agencies and Title I Schools to get books and revolutionary programming to kids who need it! Our mascots, Erm the Bookworm and Erma the Bookworma, place these books directly into the hands of children. Our books and programs have the potential to turn ordinary children into enthusiastic bookworms!

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

Season 3- "Art"

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to the celebration and analysis of the strongest aspects of mid- century modernism as reflected in the holdings of the Bechtler collection.


The collection comprises more than 1,400 works by 20th-century modern artists. Some works are accompanied by books, photographs and letters illustrating personal connections to the Bechtler family.

Time Out Youth

Season 2- "Shakespeare's R&J"

Time Out Youth Center is a place where you can experience a sense of belonging and community. Whether you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, a straight ally – or just don’t want to be labeled, you will be welcomed here. Some of our youth are out, some are partially out, and some are not out at all. Time Out Youth Center offers a safe space for all and fully respects the journey of each individual. While at Time Out Youth, you are not expected to be anyone or anything except who you are.

Safe Alliance

Season 1- The Vagina Monologues

The mission of Safe Alliance is to provide hope and healing for people in crisis.  We do this through a variety of programs and services including 24 hour sexual assault/rape and domestic violence crisis lines, safety planning for survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and child abuse, and shelter for survivors of domestic violence.


Safe Alliance assists over 20,000 people annually throughout our geographic footprint that includes offices in Cabarrus County, Charlotte, Lake Norman and Union County. We also reach thousands more through our educational and prevention programs as well as institutional advocacy efforts.

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