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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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Volunteers spend Christmas Eve morning delivering dinner to the needy

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videoMore 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. Full story...
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New Hanover board considering background checks on volunteers

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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. Full story...
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Cape Fear Red Cross looks for volunteers

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videoThe Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross held a volunteer recruitment Sunday afternoon. Leaders say the role the community plays in times of disaster is huge, both in preparedness and recovery. Full story...
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McIntyre announces $310,032 in federal funds for Surf City Volunteer Fire Department

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Congressman Mike McIntyre announced Wednesday that the Surf City Volunteer Fire Department has received $310,032 in federal funds for operations and safety improvements. Full story...
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New Hanover County Seeking Applicants for Boards & Committees

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New Hanover County has many new opportunities for volunteer citizens who want to become more involved with issues that affect the future of the county. Full story...
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As Isaac approaches Gulf Coast, volunteers prepare here

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video Thankfully it looks like Hurricane Isaac has spared our part of the country, and local volunteers say they are ready to head down to the Gulf Coast if needed. Full story...
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Teen volunteers battle heat to finish week of service

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video Potentially record-setting heat in Wilmington today was not enough to keep some volunteers from their work. Group Workcamps volunteers from across the country have been working all week repairing homes for the needy. Full story...
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Special Olympics needs sponsors

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The Wilmington Special Olympics is welcoming more athletes, but they're in need of more sponsors too. video Full story...
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Volunteers build new roof for American Legion post in Carolina Beach

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video The American Legion in Carolina Beach is getting help with a new roof on its building, and it's all for free. Home Depot found a way to give back to the American Legion Post 129, by donating a number of supplies and a team of volunteers to help fix their leaking roof. Full story...
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