WELCOME... "we serve, not because of what we give, but why we give"

Celebrating the accomplishments of the citizens
and having fun in Mt. Gilead and Montgomery County NC.




In Montgomery County, North Carolina, Friends In Focus will be a major catalyst in advancing the educational opportunities of students and a leader in enhancing life enjoyment and improvement for senior citizens.


Our mission is twofold: first, increasing educational opportunities in the schools of Montgomery County, North Carolina through mentoring, tutoring, addressing barriers to learning and providing college scholarships to students in need.

Second, developing and implementing programs and activities for senior citizens in the town of Mount Gilead, to enhance their participation and overall enjoyment.

Core Values

The work of Friends In Focus will be undergirded by the following values:

  • respect at all times
  • nonjudgmental
  • integrity in all of our activities and relationships
  • truth and honesty
  • compassion for all


Friends: The Beginning Group and Honoree
at 2012 M F Greene Awards

Books donated by Friends In Focus to Mt. Gilead Elementary,
"Give 5 Read 5" program.

August 2015 Friends In Focus members
help with the back to school event
sponsored by Mountain Grove A.M.E. Zion Church Mt. Gilead NC