American Cancer Society
Wilmington Stands Up to Cancer
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 9:47pm.

videoRelay for Life and the American Cancer Society paired together Friday night in Wilmington to Stand Up to Cancer.

Full Story »
Wilmywood coming together for Stand Up 2 Finish the Fight viewing party
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 9:33am.

videoNew Hanover County's chapter of the American Cancer Society is teaming with Stand Up to Finish the Fight by hosting a big viewing party during a star-studded special broadcast that will hit televisions across the country Friday night.

Full Story »
Happening tomorrow: Pink Ribbon Day in Leland
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 7:13am.

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 »
Students donate wigs to American Cancer Society
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:29pm.

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 »
'Squealin' for a Cure' benefits American Cancer Society
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:56am.

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 »
Former American Cancer Society worker gets jail after pleading guilty to embezzlement
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 12/11/2013 - 1:36pm.

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 »
Warrants: Money embezzled from Cancer Society used for lavish life
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 11/13/2013 - 4:18pm.

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 »
Woman accused of embezzling from Cancer Society in court
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 12:03pm.

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 »
Former American Cancer Society worker charged with embezzlement
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 3:23pm.

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 »
Trio skateboarding to Key West to raise awareness, money for cancer research
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:16pm.

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 »