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Freddie’s in Kure Beach serves free meal to group of foster teens

A Kure Beach restaurant provided a Christmas miracle for dozens of children in foster care.

New Hanover County in need of foster grandparents

New Hanover County is looking for volunteers to join their foster grandparent program.

Opioid epidemic increasing foster care numbers

A new report by NC child reveals that thousands of children throughout the state were put into the foster care system because of opioids. More than one hundred are in New Hanover County.

Help foster kids have an egg-celent Easter with Basket Bonanza!

Next weekend, you can celebrate Easter two weeks early with 'Basket Bonanza: An Egg’stra Special Foster Pantry Event'.

New and used suitcases wanted for local children in foster care

The Wilmington location of Paint with a Twist is trying to make sure children in the foster care system have a good way to carry their clothes.

‘Carry with Confidence’ shatters donation goal

Montgomery Lanier, founder of Carry with Confidence, surpasses donation goal of luggage for kids in foster care.

Opioid crisis strains foster system as kids pried from homes

The number of foster care cases related to drugs is ballooning as use of heroin and other opioids soars across the United States.

Help foster kids get ready for school!

In Wilmington, all 8 Mattress Firm stores are stepping in to help and they need your help too.

Foster Pantry is here to help foster families

A new local organization is here to help provide foster families what they need for these kids.

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.