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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018
With hurricane season in full swing and Tropical Storm Florence moving closer to the East Coast, the American Red Cross encourages everyone to develop a disaster preparedness plan. Now is the time to make sure your household is ready for any storm – fire or hurricane – that may threaten safety.  While the Red Cross and our partners are preparing for Florence, residents can plan and be ready.  THREE EASY STEPSGetting prepared is easier than it sounds. There are three basic steps: • GET A KIT. Pack the following items in a container – a gallon of water per person, per day; non-perishable food;...
Monday, August 20, 2018
From the Daily Advance:  United Way reports largest fundraising in 5 years   Friday, August 17, 2018   Northeastern North Carolina has a wealth of generous spirits, evidenced by the Albemarle Area United Way on Thursday reporting its highest fundraising in five years.   The 13-county agency raised $305,321 for 2017-18, and gave $187,078 of that to the nonprofits it serves, the local United Way announced during its Campaign Kickoff and Awards Luncheon at the K.E. White Center at Elizabeth City State University.   AAUW Executive Director Bill Blake told the audience 2017-18 marked the first...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018
    Hello, for those unable to attend our recent meetings, here are a few items of interest.   Our final tally for Hurricane Matthew Relief was about $255,000 plus thousands of volunteer hours (not logged) over about 17 months while assisting about 215 families. Let's all pray for a quiet upcoming storm season.   After completing Hurricane Matthew recovery we continue to receive requests for assistance from Dare Co. Social Services. In addition to the routine emergency assistance requests, we've been working on several bigger projects including roof replacements, floor repairs, and a house...