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Charity

Help 'Dare to Care for Children' assist families in need through online auction

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video Losing a child to disease is hard enough, but one in our area family is fighting to avoid that horror again. A local non-profit has stepped up to help them and other families in need, and you can help, too, by bidding on guitars signed by music legends James Brown and Whitney Houston Full story...
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The Giver Shirt lets customers target donations to charities of choice

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videoYou've seen it before, the business of giving. It's a simple concept: the consumer buys a product, the company donates a portion of the purchase to a good cause. But The Giver Shirt is different. Full story...
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Brothers start cross-country walk for charity at Wrightsville Beach

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video In life there are trips, and then there are journeys. Two brothers are walking coast to coast in an effort to raise awareness and money for charity. Their journey started this morning in Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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NC looks into licensing of 'Extreme Makeover' home

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North Carolina officials are looking into whether a Fayetteville charity that appeared on the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" television show has a license to solicit donations. Full story...
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Wing Fling heads back to the beach

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The 16th annual Wing Fling will be back in Carolina Beach this spring. The event moved to Pleasure Island last year after problems getting a liquor license in Wilmington. Full story...
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Donors rush to charities ahead of New Year's tax deadline

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video It's a great time of year to give and to receive. Charities are being flooded with donations right now, but those good deeds don't only help those in need. This week is historically one of the biggest weeks for generosity as people donate money and used items to charities to claim the donation on their taxes for the year. Full story...
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"And the Winner is..." BEST CHARITY

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video In this edition of "And the Winner is..." we're in the giving spirit. There are many groups around the area that help people in need. Whether it's giving to the poor, helping victims in their time of need or just generally making life better for others, what is the BEST CHARITY in the Cape Fear?
Here are the leaders (9 a.m. Thursday)
Ocean Cure: 33%
Indo Jax Surf Charities: 23%
American Red Cross Cape Fear Chapter: 13%
VOTE NOW!
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Woman donates $10,000 to make sure families have water this Christmas

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video Most of us cannot imagine living without water, but there are hundreds of people in New Hanover County who will spend Christmas without it. A Wilmington woman we spoke with today decided to do something about it. Yesterday she donated $10,000 to help out. Full story...
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One-Day Blitz sets new record to help Salvation Army

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Once again our community has shown just how generous it is, contributing a record amount of money and food for the annual Help for the Holiday One-Day Blitz to restock the Salvation Army's Food Pantry. Full story...
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Salvation Army gives Christmas gifts for kids in need

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video Is it better to give than to receive? You can see both in action at the Salvation Army's Distribution Center. Full story...
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