Uplifting Society is an IRS approved 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in its first year of operations. Uplifting Society is dedicated to ending cycles of poverty and crime in Fayetteville NC. A recent study Harvard University ranks Fayetteville dead last in the state for areas to live. As indicted in the table below Cumberland is among the worst counties in the U.S. in helping poor children up the income ladder. It ranks 18th out of 2,478 counties, better than almost no county in the nation.