Comfort Socks gives clean socks to the homeless
1 week ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Sock it to me

Let's talk clean socks. You know, our feet are sometimes a little overlooked. But the homeless are many times overlooked. So where am I going with this? I'm going to Brunswick County to introduce you to Theresa Tese, our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
homeless seamster
2 months ago
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Being homeless inspires 10 year old to make clothes for homeless

Stephanie Elliot said she was completely taken by surprise when her son, Xavier Elliot, told her that he wanted to make clothes for homeless children, after learning what it was like to be homeless himself.
Overnight visitors allowed in Brunswick Co. churches
6 months ago
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Overnight visitors allowed in Brunswick Co. churches

Who can help the homeless? That was on the agenda for Brunswick County Commissioners Monday after it became a debate between churches and the fire chief in the county. At issue, can the homeless sleep overnight in an offering church when the weather gets bad?
Scarves in the Port City continues warming hearts
7 months ago
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Scarves in the Port City continues warming hearts

Volunteers hit the streets of Downtown Wilmington with scarves and hats for those in the community weathering the chilly temps with no place to go.
8-year-old girl working to make big difference for homeless
11 months ago
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8-year-old girl working to make big difference for homeless

An 8-year-old girl has taken her school assigned community service and gone above and beyond. She is taking it upon herself to help out the homeless in the Port City.
EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Ashley High School basketball team lends a hand
1 year ago
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Ashley High School basketball team lends a hand

Ashley High School basketball players who volunteer to help the less fortunate.
Texas based non-profit looks to help local veterans
2 years ago
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Texas based non-profit looks to help local veterans

A Texas based non-profit agency aimed at preventing homelessness among veterans expanded to North Carolina this year. Family Endeavors opened offices in Charlotte, Fayetteville, and Jacksonville. Combined, the three offices work with more than 40 counties across the state.
Home Depot helps fix up facility for homeless vets
2 years ago
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Home Depot helps fix up facility for homeless vets

Studies show that military veterans are twice as likely to become homeless than the average american. The Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington does its part to try to fight the problem, but it needs the community's help. Today it got that help in a big way.
Police say Wilmington too inviting for homeless
2 years ago
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Police say Wilmington too inviting for homeless

Police say the homeless population continues to grow in the Port City, and it did not happen overnight. Over the past few days Wilmington has seen several incidents involving men and women who call the streets home.
UPDATE: Raliegh City Council discusses rules on feeding homeless
2 years ago
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UPDATE: Raliegh City Council discusses rules on feeding homeless

Raleigh's city council is scheduled to start what's being termed as a "community discussion" on a weekend crackdown on groups offering free food to homeless people in a downtown park.