Bob Ross FTW

“What about Bob Ross?,” I said. “Yes... He’s iconic, he’s revered by our traditional audiences, and younger generations love him,” our social media manager contemplated, “we could do trivia and…

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The Struggle Is Real

Imagine… A young fundraising director has been hired to raise money for a newly created division of a university. He is filled with ideas for events and community collaboration, including…

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Best Tuesday Ever

The fact that it's Giving Tuesday is reason enough to celebrate. But this year, Giving Tuesday falls on my birthday: December 1. It's the best Tuesday ever! Following Black Friday…

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A Drive Through Food Drive
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A Drive Through Food Drive

Tomorrow is a neat day for the Food Bank: a drive-through/drop-off food drive called Heart of Carolina. In partnership with ABC11, we collect food and fund donations at various Kroger…

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GivingTuesday: Are You Ready?
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GivingTuesday: Are You Ready?

Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday. Never heard of it? It's a global effort to celebrate generosity, particularly following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It's a special call to action to create a…

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Ebola Relief
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Ebola Relief

When I heard of the 12 nurses who died caring for an infant who had Ebola, five children who are in unmarked graves because they died so quickly that no…

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2014 Philanthropy Forecast

I am fortunate to be linked to many incredible charitable happenings here in the Triangle. From amazing activities through the Food Bank of Central Eastern NC to incredible volunteering efforts…

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Year End Charitable Support

A few weeks ago, our family sat down with a big stack of letters and talked through our choices for end-of-year charitable support.  We all wanted to have a voice…

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Twenty-Four Little Hours
Food Bank 24 Hour Telethon

Twenty-Four Little Hours

"What a difference a day makes... twenty-four little hours." Yesterday, a dedicated, motivated, and talented group of people banded together after months of planning to raise $50,000 for hunger relief…

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