Tens of thousands of people enjoy the Azalea Festival's concerts, fairs and special events each year and organizers need your help to make it happen this year. The Cape Fear Volunteer Center is partnering with Azalea Festival organizers in an effort to find the hundreds of the volunteers they need.
More than 100 volunteers spent their Christmas Eve morning at the Global River Church Administration Building disturbing and delivering home cooked meals to the needy.
"Share whatever you have, how ever small it is, or large. Share it,” said Joyce Hedgepeth.
Poke your head into the classrooms at Ogden Elementary School on any given day, and you’ll find them crawling with volunteers. But they don’t undergo a formal background check – something district officials in New Hanover County Schools want to change.