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1108
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Corporate donations in North Carolina have made the state a national leader in philanthropy. There has been a recent increase in the number of companies establishing new foundations to handle their giving.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 6, June 1993, p12-15, por
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2649
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The philanthropy of many prominent citizens across the state, as well as businesses and citizens of modest means, supports charities, colleges, universities, and many community causes. A representative sampling is profiled.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 12, Dec 1995, p42-44,46,48, il, por
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10922
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On December 11, 1924, James Buchanan Duke established The Duke Endowment, a charitable trust of $40 million. When he died in 1925 another $57 was added through his will bequests. Today The Duke Endowment ranks among the country's largest charitable trusts.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 12, Dec 1969, p21-23, 41, il, por
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14666
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As a result of the generosity of the Rockefellers, North Carolina has benefited to the extent of many millions of dollars, spent for health work, education, parks, and other purposes.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 12 Issue 8, July 1944, p5, 14
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23193
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Vivian Connell strives to help others as she suffers from ALS. The teacher-turned-lawyer describes what she is doing with her time left and how she hopes to leave an impact in Chapel Hill.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2015, p32-33, por Periodical Website
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24081
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Eblen Charities is a non-profit organization has followed its mission, 'help people stop hurting', for twenty-two years. Ove the years, Eblen has assisted tens of thousands of families through a number of programs and events, including dental programs, housing assistance, and health assistance.
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24082
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Eblen Charities is a non-profit organization has followed its mission, 'help people stop hurting', for twenty-two years. Ove the years, Eblen has assisted tens of thousands of families through a number of programs and events, including dental programs, housing assistance, and health assistance.
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24829
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Learning Together is a preschool in Raleigh that incorporates a basic formula of nine special-needs kids, ages 3-5, in a classroom with nine others of similar ages. The program has been active since 1975, but continues to face funding challenges. In 2015, Enloe High School’s Student Council raised $118,000 for Learning Together, providing a much-needed service of monetary assistance as well as volunteer time.
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13-year old Capital Area Soccer League star Larissa Estrada began collecting used soccer equipment and sending it to children in Nicaragua. After her murder, the project Dale Lari was formed to memorialize her and continue her work. The program is currently purchasing a bus to and filling it with soccer equipment so that both can be donated to their sister club in Nicaragua called Cachorros and has developed social media tools to help teams in third-world communities use strategic planning and technology free of charge to help make their clubs successful.
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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
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34839
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The Christ Episcopal Church’s annual Christmas Cookie Walk has been running for almost 20 years in New Bern. Each year, parishioners donate their time and baking skills to make thousands of cookies to sell in order to fund church-supported charities. Hundreds of people buy their Christmas cookies and spend time with other community members during this event.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p142-148, il, por Periodical Website
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34852
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Since 2007, Cinderella’s Closet of Fayetteville has been giving prom dresses to local high schoolers at no cost. For many in the area, going to prom is cost prohibitive. Cinderella’s Closet aims to help those in need by contacting local guidance counselors to set appointments for each high school. The Closet, usually housed in a local mall, meets with individuals from each school to help them find formal attire. All the dresses are donated by local community members and organizations.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , March/April 2016, p52-56, il, por Periodical Website
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34872
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This article consists of a profile of Johnny Wilson, executive director of Fayetteville Urban Ministry (FUM). FUM serves approximately 800 to 1,000 families across Cumberland County through outreach and aid. In particular, they work with at risk youth to help them stay in school and find the resources they need. Wilson himself struggled during his childhood and knows the impact that positive role models in the community can have.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2016, p46-50, il, por Periodical Website
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34875
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The non-profit organization Operation Inasmuch of Fayetteville hosts an annual fundraiser. The event, called Bread ‘n Bowls, raises money to help feed the local community. Several local potters donate un-finished clay bowls which are then decorated by community members involved with Operation Inasmuch. The bowls are used as dinnerware at the event where attendees can eat with the community. Attendees can take home the bowl as a memory of the event and to raise awareness for the organization.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , October 2016, p48-53, il, por Periodical Website
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34877
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Campus Kitchens is a program created by students at Fayetteville State University to help those in need. Working with local dining halls, grocery stores, and restaurants, Campus Kitchens collects surplus edible food that would otherwise be thrown away. The food is repurposed into meals for children and preschoolers at the Early Childhood Learning Center.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , October 2016, p62-66, il, por Periodical Website
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