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Salvation Army Accepting Applicants for Energy Assistance

By Staff The Salvation Army of the Greater Winston-Salem Area wants families to know they can still sign up for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program. The North Carolina Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides eligible residents of Forsyth County a one-time vendor payment of $200, $300 or $400 […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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WFU Pro Bono Project Members Participate in Area Expungement Clinics

From WFU Making a difference. Oftentimes the phrase is a cliché — overused and mostly meaningless. But sometimes it’s not. Sometimes that commitment to “make a difference” is very real. Sometimes, the desire to make a difference changes lives. Emily Morris coordinates the expungement clinic — helping people remove criminal charges […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Take the Plunge to Support Special Olympics

By Staff Organizers are looking for more jumpers to join the 50 participants registered for the annual costumed Polar Plunge to be held Saturday, Feb. 6, to support the North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Registration onsite begins at 11:30am at the outdoor pool of The Fitness […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits

Arts Council Announces 2016 Campaign Leadership Names Eight New Members to its Board of Trustees

By Staff The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has launched its 2016 Annual Campaign and publically introduced its two co-chairs. Leading the campaign this year will be prominent local civic leaders, Marybeth Wallace, special assistant to President Nathan Hatch at Wake Forest University, and Leslie Hayes, Executive Vice […]

by · January 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Creative Corridors Kicks Off Crowd Funding Campaign

By Staff Creative Corridors Coalition is in the process of raising $5 million from the private sector in addition to the $14.5 million in public funding required to make the community’s vision for iconic roadways a reality. Creative Corridors is seeking financial support from the entire community through individual and […]

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Non-profits

Job Opportunity – The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem

By Staff   CORRECTION: CCD has been contacted by the Shepherd’s Center regarding this article.  The first information given to us was a bit vague, and as it turns out this is a volunteer opportunity, not a job opportunity. Are you looking for a part time job that will not […]

by · January 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits

Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods Awards $15,000 in Small Grants Funding for Neighborhood Projects

By Staff What began as a local non-profit fulfilling its mission to support community organizing and leadership development in one low-wealth neighborhood in Winston-Salem [that is known for crime, drugs, and poverty] Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods has now turned into a citywide experience and journey that includes tough conversations, connections, […]

by · January 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Z. Smith Reynolds Names New Executive Director

Z. Smith Reynolds Names New Executive Director

by staff The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation has announced that they will soon welcome Maurice “Mo” Green as the Foundation’s new executive director. ZSR has cited Green’s proven contributions and significant accomplishments in their selection of him as their new ED, and determining that these make him a valuable asset […]

by · December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Red Cross Encourages Donors to Give with Meaning this Holiday Season

Red Cross Encourages Donors to Give with Meaning this Holiday Season

Help save lives through blood and platelet donation or by hosting a blood drive. This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season with loved […]

by · December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Health, Non-profits
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CCD Give Back Guide

The holidays provide many opportunities to give gifts to friends and loved ones, but they can be stressful for those in our community who have limited resources. CCD knows how our readers love to give, so we’ve created a Give Back Guide to help you find opportunities to give back […]