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Charity

Alzheimers fundraiser a big hit

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It was all about bump, set, and spike in an effort to help people with Alzheimers at Captian Bill's on Saturday. Full story...
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Breast cancer survivor organizes walk for charity

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The American Cancer Society held its first annual strides against breast cancer walk in Wilmington. Full story...
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Walk for mental illness

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At Hugh Macrae Park people were braving the rain to help raise awareness on mental illness. Full story...
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Red Cross turns 100

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Every time our region suffers a fire, hurricane or other disaster, the Red Cross is on the way. This year the Cape Fear chapter celebrates a milestone: its one-hundredth anniversary. From disaster relief, to blood donations, the local chapter has left its mark. Full story...
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Community helps students with field trip

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videoLast week we told you about a group of fifth graders in Southport: a thief took the money the class had saved and admission tickets for a trip to Williamsburg and Busch Gardens. School administrators say our coverage of the theft led to an outpouring of support from the community and beyond. Full story...
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Groups ask for help cleaning beaches

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Before the summer rush to the beach...some local groups want you to help clean it up. Full story...
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Local public servant dies

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Windell Daniels was involved in many community organizations over the years. Most recently he served as co-chair of the ten-year plan to end chronic homelessness. Full story...
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Man recognized as 'caregiver of the year'

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videoNot many people have what it takes to give back to those in need every day. But one Wilmington man does and is now a local celebrity. Full story...
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Pine Valley Elementary students donate books to orphanage in India

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Some underprivileged children around the world in India will be getting lots of new reading material thanks to students from Pine Valley Elementary. Full story...
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Foundation spreads SIDS awareness, offers scholarship

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Every year Sudden Infant Death Syndrome claims the lives of more than 2,000 children. One local family is trying to spread awareness. Full story...
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Domestic violence victims get help from cosmetic dentists

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Victims of domestic violence are getting help in healing from cosmetic dentists. Full story...
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March of Dimes to host charity walk

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videoThe March of dimes is a non-profit organization that has spent the last 70 years trying to protect the health of babies. The group has made a big impact on the lives of two little girls here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Heads shaved to benefit cancer research

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Cancer kills more children in the US than any other illness. So Saturday people across our area and the country will raise awareness and money for childhood cancer research by shaving their heads as part of St. Baldrick's Day. Full story...
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PPD CEO donates $1 million to UNCW athletics

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UNCW athletes have a million reasons why they should be grateful to the CEO of PPD. Full story...
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Elementary students collect shoes for Nicaraguans

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You've heard the expression, "Walk a mile in someone else's shoes." Well, soon some Nicaraguan children will be able to do just that. Full story...
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