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American Cancer Society

Happening tomorrow: Pink Ribbon Day in Leland

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videoPink Ribbon Day kicks off tomorrow in Leland with a day full of events aimed at raising funds for the American Cancer Society. You can enjoy food, dance performances, arts and crafts shopping and fun for the kids all while helping raise money for breast cancer care and research. The fun kicks off at 10 a.m. and runs until 4 in the afternoon at 117 Village Road behind the CVS. Full story...
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Students donate wigs to American Cancer Society

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videoCape Fear Community College students gave back in a big way Monday morning. Students from the advanced cosmetology program donated about 20 wigs to the American Cancer Society. Full story...
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'Squealin' for a Cure' benefits American Cancer Society

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The upcoming Glow Run to benefit the American Cancer Society is being called an opportunity to have fun with the whole family on a Saturday night. Full story...
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Former American Cancer Society worker gets jail after pleading guilty to embezzlement

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videoA former American Cancer Society worker is spending her first night in jail after admitting she stole nearly $70,000 from the charity. Prosecutors call Wendy Anderson Perdue's crime one of opportunity. They also said it is "unforgivable." Full story...
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Warrants: Money embezzled from Cancer Society used for lavish life

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video New details have emerged about the alleged embezzlement of more than $68,000 by a former American Cancer Society employee. Investigators say that during a 10-month period in which Wendy Perdue had control of an unauthorized America Cancer Society checking account, she stole money to live a frivolous lifestyle. Full story...
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Woman accused of embezzling from Cancer Society in court

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videoA woman who allegedly embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from the American Cancer Society made her first appearance in front of a judge Tuesday morning. Full story...
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Former American Cancer Society worker charged with embezzlement

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video A woman who had access to money for a cancer charity is now accused of stealing it. The Pender County Sheriff's Office says Wendy Purdue stole thousand of dollars from the American Cancer Society. Full story...
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Trio skateboarding to Key West to raise awareness, money for cancer research

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video Some friends are skateboarding for cancer. The group started their journey two weeks ago in Virginia Beach and are heading to Key West, FL. Full story...
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Cape Fear Community College Donates Wigs to the American Cancer Society

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videoCape Fear Community College cosmetology students donated 12 hand-made wigs to the American Cancer Society in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Full story...
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Relay for Life team members say community support means more than money

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videoNorth Carolina is no stranger to Relay for Life events, but this weekend, organizers in Pender County decided to change spice things up. Full story...
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Wake County residents needed for cancer study

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The American Cancer Society is looking for Wake County residents who don't have a history of the disease to take part in a research project. Full story...
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Wake County residents needed for cancer study

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The American Cancer Society is looking for Wake County residents who don't have a history of the disease to take part in a research project. Full story...
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Bald is beautiful

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video The USS North Carolina hosted an unusual event this weekend called Cars VS Cancer. Flashy cars and shiny motorcycles filled the parking lot, but it was something else that was driving people to the event. Full story...
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Pooches in Pink support Breast Cancer Awareness

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Even man's best friend is doing their part in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pooches in Pink at Paw Beach Pet Resort in Wilmington features an opportunity to have your dog's tail or ears dyed pink. Full story...
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Breast cancer survivors ready to celebrate

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The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk is coming to Wilmington. The American Cancer Society held a kickoff breakfast Saturday at The Balcony on Dock Street to celebrate the Port City walk. Full story...
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