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$1,500 rings left in Salvation Army kettle in NC

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The Salvation Army says someone dropped off two golden rings in a red kettle for Christmas in North Carolina. Full story...
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Busload of Santa's little helpers make big donation to Toys for Tots

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A bunch of elves visited the WWAY NewsChannel 3 studios today, and they didn't come empty handed. Childcare Network stopped by with a busload of Santa's little helpers. Each child brought in a toy to drop off for Toys for Tots. Full story...
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NC food distribution center will create 35 jobs

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The Save-A-Lot company will open a new food distribution center in Lexington that will create at least 35 new jobs and supply the company's stores within a 150-mile radius. Full story...
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Salvation Army hopes to boost kettle collections with credit card machines

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You have another way to make the holidays a little merrier for the Salvation Army even if you don't have any spare change in your pocket. Full story...
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Ivey Hayes painting to benefit Alzheimers NC

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Nationally-recognized local artist Ivey Hayes has created another masterpiece, and this time it will be auctioned for a good cause. Full story...
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Toyota gives Carolina Canines for Service a lift

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An area charity is getting a free ride to help move along its efforts. Toyota Scion of Wilmington gave a new minivan to Carolina Canines for Service. The giveaway is part of the 100 Cars for Good program. Full story...
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GE-Hitachi chips in money from golf tourney to United Way

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A big-name Wilmington company is working to help some worthy causes. GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy presented a $30,000 check today to the united way from the annual GE United Way Golf Tournament. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Chicken wings help rescue workers, causes

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Buffalo Wild Wings donated ten cents from every chicken wing it sold last weekend. The 20,000 wings gobbled up meant $2,000 donated to police and firefighters. Full story...
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Local mom working to make global difference

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video One mom right here in Wilmington is making a world of difference across the planet. And she is getting recognized by some pretty important people. Full story...
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Middle school student braves the heat to help Pender Co. Animal Shelter

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video You may recall back in December, we brought you the story of a special middle school student. In the frigid cold, then 12-year-old Ari Garsh, volunteered his time and money to collect pet food at a local Lowe's food store for the Pender County Animal Shelter. Today, we caught up with Ari, now 13, as he braved the dangerous heat for a cause he truly believes in. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: First Fruit Ministries

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video We often hear from viewers who want to see more coverage of positive things going on in our community. In an effort to do this, we are showcasing the people and groups doing good around our area and how you can get involved through a series of stories called "Just Add Hope." First Fruit Ministries in Wilmington helps feed the hungry and give the homeless shelter. But the charity is also giving the people it helps life skills to get them on their feet. Full story...
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First ever Cape Fear Dragon Boat Festival a success

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video On Saturday at the Sawmill Point Marina nearly 1,000 people gathered to watch or participate in the first ever Cape Fear Dragon Boat Festival. Full story...
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It's the end of the mustache growing season

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video Something as simple as growing a mustache is helping children in need. More than 100 men in our area grew mustaches to support local charities and they celebrated their progress on Friday night. Full story...
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WRAAP helps make sure needy have Thanksgiving feast, too

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Thanksgiving is a great day for eating as long as you have food, and many people do not. Enter WRAAP, a non-profit that finds ways to help folks in need. Full story...
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Street Turkeys program aims to help feed needy on Thanksgiving

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Many of us are preparing for a Thanksgiving feast tomorrow, but there are people in our community who can't afford it. A men's group from Wrightsville Beach United Methodist Church is doing something about it. Full story...
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