Volunteering
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SURPRISE SQUAD UPDATE: Community inspired to lend a hand in Carolina Beach
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:21pm.

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.

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Nourish NC makes sure kids don't go hungry over summer break
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:19pm.

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.

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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Volunteer Extraordinaire
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 9:06pm.

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.

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Walking for Warriors
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:16pm.

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.

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Cape Fear Crop Mob lends a hand
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:15pm.

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.

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NC Zoo opens volunteer recruitment campaign
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 8:51am.

The North Carolina Zoo is looking for people who want to see the attraction from a different perspective.

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Airlie Gardens needs volunteers for 'Tree Mob'
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 9:30pm.

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.

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Man kayaks for local disaster relief
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 4:12pm.

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.

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NY college students spend spring break volunteering in Cape Fear
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 1:12pm.

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.

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Volunteers deliver Christmas dinner for hundreds in need
Submitted by IE on Mon, 12/24/2012 - 4:55pm.

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.

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