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Volunteering

SURPRISE SQUAD UPDATE: Community inspired to lend a hand in Carolina Beach

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videoThe Surprise Squad made a trip out to Pleasure Island yesterday to help pay water bills. While we were there, we found one of the most emotional stories so far: A Carolina Beach woman in need, and tonight, she is getting help from you our viewers. Full story...
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Nourish NC makes sure kids don't go hungry over summer break

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videoFifty-one percent of the students in New Hanover County are eligible for free or reduced lunch. That means, school might be the only place they get a good meal, but now school is out for the summer. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Volunteer Extraordinaire

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videoVolunteers are a lifeline for so many organizations. The folks at the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce tipped us off to someone who goes above and beyond what one may consider...volunteering. Full story...
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Walking for Warriors

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videoDonna Street is a mover and a shaker so to speak. She's been walking since early February talking to folks and shaking hands along the way. For her it’s not about an organization or a donation it’s all about the walk. Full story...
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Cape Fear Crop Mob lends a hand

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The volunteer group usually lends a hand to local farmers, but today they dug into one woman's backyard tomato garden. Sarah Daughtridge is famous for her heirloom tomatoes and peppers. But after facing a string of health setbacks, she says she was overwhelmed and unable to keep up her plants this year. Full story...
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NC Zoo opens volunteer recruitment campaign

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The North Carolina Zoo is looking for people who want to see the attraction from a different perspective. Full story...
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Airlie Gardens needs volunteers for 'Tree Mob'

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Airlie Gardens is creating Wilmington's first ever tree mob. Over the years, storms have taken a toll on their tree canopy and there are now some spots that need filling in. Just last year, during a minor storm, Airlie lost five trees. Full story...
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Man kayaks for local disaster relief

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video While some Red Cross volunteers are making their way back from Oklahoma, one man is traveling home after 12 days on the water where he aimed to make a difference from the inside of his kayak. Full story...
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NY college students spend spring break volunteering in Cape Fear

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videoIt may not look like your typical spring break, but for 11 students from Hamilton College in upstate New York, a week of volunteering in and around Wilmington is. Full story...
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Volunteers deliver Christmas dinner for hundreds in need

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video'Tis the season for the giving. More than 100 volunteers came together this morning to take a holiday dinner to 560 people in need in Wilmington. Full story...
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