A students learns about an organization at the CFCC Involvement Fair (Photo: Madison Morgan/ WWAY).
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CFCC hosts volunteer fair

From surfing clubs to food pantries, CFCC students got a chance to get involved in local organizations and charities at the college's Involvement Fair today.
Star News hosted the 9th Annual Media Conscience Fair Saturday to pair volunteers with local charities and organizations (Photo: Madison Morgan/WWAY).
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Conscience Fair pairs volunteers with organizations

The StarNews held its 9th annual Conscience Fair Saturday to pair volunteers with local charities and organizations.
PHOTO: Jill Weiss at NHRMC Gift Shop
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The ‘Gift’ of a Volunteer

Volunteers are a lifeline to many organizations and businesses. Simply put, they fill a void and they do it for free, so it takes a special person to volunteer. In an environment like a hospital, it also takes a caring soul like Jill Weiss, our Extraordinary Person of the Week!
SURPRISE SQUAD UPDATE: Community inspired to lend a hand in Carolina Beach
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SURPRISE SQUAD UPDATE: Community inspired to lend a hand in Carolina Beach

The 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.
Nourish NC makes sure kids don’t go hungry over summer break
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Nourish NC makes sure kids don’t go hungry over summer break

Fifty-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.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Volunteer Extraordinaire
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Volunteer Extraordinaire

Volunteers 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.
Walking for Warriors
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Walking for Warriors

Donna 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.
Cape Fear Crop Mob lends a hand
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Cape Fear Crop Mob lends a hand

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.
NC Zoo opens volunteer recruitment campaign
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NC Zoo opens volunteer recruitment campaign

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

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.