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3982
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Fundraising in the state's colleges and universities was high on 1998. Some schools, including Campbell University ($7 million), received the highest individual gifts in their history. Factors contributing to this include good town and gown relationships, an excellent overall economy, and larger and more effective fundraising staffs.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 12, Dec 1998, p24-30, il
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23739
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Trail-running can be intense, but a 24-hour 100-mile trail run is even more intense. Novices were given a chance to try ultrarunnning to support Run for Africa, which seeks to raise funds to support clean water projects in some of the poorest areas of Africa.
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24377
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David Winslow operates a Winston-Salem fund raiser, David Winslow and Associates, collecting thousands of dollars in corporate contributions
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25405
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ECU is not raising as much money as some might think. This has led to new campaign by the university to raise $200 million for various programs and scholarships.
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27054
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Learning Together is an inclusive preschool for kids with disabilities or from disadvantaged backgrounds in Southeast Raleigh. This year Enloe High School’s student council raised $100,000 for Learning Together and presented them the donation at their annual charity ball.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 50, Dec 2015, p11 Periodical Website
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27579
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NC Community Shares is a new charity group which donates to community groups that have limited access to traditional funding sources. The Durham-based alternative fund is similar to the United Way and gets donations from citizen payroll contributions. The group will donate money this year to the Clean Water Fund, North Carolinians Against Racist and Religions Violence, the Rural Advancement Fund, and the Atlantic Center for Research in Education.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 42, Dec. 21-Jan. 3 1989, p15 Periodical Website
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28798
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Raleigh’s Community Music School provides music lessons and performance opportunities to children, who otherwise might not have access to them. After twenty-three years, the school is in debt and is seeking donation sources.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 49, Dec 2016, p15-16, il Periodical Website
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30749
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The Thomas Wolfe Memorial begins recovery efforts after a fire devastated the historic boardinghouse in 1998. Fund-raising started the day of the fire, donations have been sent in from as far as California, London and Japan. Only a portion of recovery costs are covered by insurance; and efforts will rely on continued donation and volunteer support.
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30741
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For the past fifteen years, the Power of the Past Tractor Club has been restoring and raffling off old tractors to raise money for Holy Angels, a center for the severely disabled in Belmont, North Carolina. The tractor club gives residents of the center an opportunity for self-expression, such as tending a garden or learning to dance.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 42 Issue 5, May 2010, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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36572
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A nonprofit started by Ali Casparian in 2012 sought to do more than offer provisions for those experiencing food insecurity; she sought to help individuals have a healthier, sustainable way of life. Through the support of organizations such as MANNA Foodbank, Swannanoa Community Garden, and New Sprout Organic Farms, the dream has become a reality that has gone beyond her vision. The reality turned into three weekly market locations, a daycare center, senior housing center, provided for senior citizens and low-income families in Buncombe County.
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36448
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Proving optimistic about the impact girls can make in the world was Carrie Cook. Illustrations of her belief about this impact, if fueled by inspirational and encouraging role models, included her nonprofit organization, EmpowHERment. As for the power of collective efforts toward societal impact, she illustrated that belief through her work with Charlotte’s GreenLight Fund.
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36458
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Opening a door for a better future was OpenDoors of Asheville. Connecting at-risk children with customized educational and enrichment opportunities, the nonprofit organization offered tutoring, sporting events, and music and art lessons. Such activities can nurture talents overlooked by an educational system focusing on prospective behavioral problems and disciplinary issues.
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38185
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The linear park, initiated by the Mecklenburg County Greenway Master Plan, currently covers 47 miles of trails and wildlife habitat. Motives to stretch mileage to 95 miles by 2030 include younger workforce segments wanting connectivity and businesses wanting to build around the greenway. Incentives include a positive impact on individuals’ health and the metro’s economic health. Statistics attesting the impact already made include a 600% population growth since 1998 and 5.1 million square feet of office space planned or under construction in central Charlotte.