Mission Statement

Facing Forward is a non-profit organization that helps individuals who have congenital or acquired facial or physical differences cope with staring and communicate with confidence, control and courage. We offer
• Educational seminars and workshops
• Peer support to individuals, families and friends
• Information resources
• Public awareness
• Advocacy
• Referrals to organizations that provide assistance with specific conditions

Charlene Pell Photo


Charlene holds a Certificate of Nonprofit Management from Duke University.

Memberships include:

NC Center for Nonprofits
Association of Fundraising Professionals(AFP)
American Burn Association(ABA)
American Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Association(ACPA)
Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors


Charlene Pell, Founder
1808 Huntington Rd
Greensboro, NC  27408
704 604-1132
info@facingforwardinc.org email