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Local organization helps keep those in need warm

videoScarves in the Port City is a local group that is aimed at helping the homeless stay warm during the chilly winter months.

After Christmas is a big time for donations

videoThe holidays are a time when many people think about giving back and spreading goodwill. Organizations like the Salvation Army get huge amounts of donations just after Christmas each year, but Cape Fear Region Commanding Officer Maj. Richard Watts says it's important to remember there is need all year round.

Bell ringing is a family tradition

videoYou might not expect to see kids ringing the red kettle bell for the Salvation Army, but this is the fourth year that Harrison Yourkiewicz and his grandmother Marsha Yourkiewicz have done that at the AC Moore on South College Road Wilmington.

Wilmington non-profits bring joy to seamen all over the world

video A job at sea isn't easy, especially during the holidays. So, two non-profits are bringing joy to seamen this December. The International Seamen Center and The Propeller Club are giving gifts to 30 ships expected to dock at the state port.

Rain doesn’t stop the Street Turkeys of Wilmington

videoThe Street Turkeys of Wilmington have been at The Landing in Wrightsville Beach all day collecting food for the food banks that serve central and eastern North Carolina. Event coordinator Jai Isear says the rain did not stop the donations from coming in. He says the food from this donation serves four counties and they serve about 67,000 people that don't know where their next meal comes from.

Exceptional classrooms get special donations

videoThere was a special donation Thursday for students in Brunswick County.

Even after two ice storms, hundreds take a Polar Plunge

Some go to great lengths in support of the New Hanover County Special Olympics for this year's tenth annual Polar Plunge.

‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign collects school supplies for students

videoAn organization collected buses-full of school supplies for those who cannot afford them. Volunteers for the “Stuff the Bus” campaign were working diligently just inside of the Wal-Mart at Monkey Junction today giving out wish lists of supplies needed to shoppers, in hopes they would return with donations.

Area restaurants collecting donations for Oklahoma tornado victims

Even though Oklahoma is far away from North Carolina, one Leland restaurant still wants to help the tornado victims there one meal at a time. video

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