Non-profits

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Presbyterian Church Approves Same-Sex Marriage

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Presbyterian Church Approves Same-Sex Marriage

By Andrew David Cox             Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Volunteers & Donations Needed for Project Homeless Connect

By Staff   The Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness is in need of volunteers for the annual Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down being held on April 17 2015. This is a one-day, one stop, one shop event that takes one more step towards ending homelessness in our community. […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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HandsOn NorthWest North Carolina- Volunteering is the Bedrock of our Community

By Bryan Dooley   Volunteerism has been an important part of the fabric of America. Since the earliest part of our history, groups have been coming together to make change. Alexis de Tocqueville, author of “Democracy in America,” wrote optimistically about this trait of American communities. “In the United States, […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 2 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Rep. Conrad Claims School Gun Bill Dead – Internal Politics at Salem Baptist Meet State Partisan Politics in Raleigh

By Chad Nance With additional research by Carissa Joines   As CCD reported on Tuesday, Salem Baptist Christian School’s Secondary Principal and former appointed County Commissioner Mark Baker had taken it upon himself to ask Rep. Debra Conrad to introduce HB139, a bill which would allow staff of certain private […]

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2015 Red Ribbon Runway in Pictures

Photos by Carissa Joines & Chad Nance   On Saturday February 28th AIDS Care Service hosted their 2015 Red Ribbon Runway fashion show and competition at the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. The event, a fund-raiser hosted by Lisa Castro and Brent Campbell. Designers were given three white, extra-large Hanesbrands t-shirts […]

by · March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Red Cross Month- Support the American Red Cross and Become an Everyday Hero

By Staff   In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive. Since 1943, every president has designated March as Red Cross Month to […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
CCD Editorial Cartoon – The Gospel of Art Pope

CCD Editorial Cartoon – The Gospel of Art Pope

By Andrew David Cox         Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His student […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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United Way of Forsyth County Exceeds Community Campaign Goal

By Staff   On Thursday, February 19, United Way of Forsyth County celebrated the end of the 2014 Community Campaign with a total raised of $16.93 million, $430,000 over the goal of $16.5 million. The community campaign represents the largest part of the $20.8 million total resource development goal which […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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2015 Red Ribbon Runway – Creative Couture for a Worthy Cause

By Staff   AIDS Care Service presents the 6th annual Red Ribbon Runway design competition and fashion show. In this unique fundraiser, both professional and amateur designers are challenged to create a high quality, wearable garment using 100% of the materials from three plain white t-shirts provided by sponsor, Hanesbrands, […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Second Harvest Food Bank Receives Donation of Truckload of Chicken from Tyson Foods

By Staff   Champions for Kids and Tyson Foods, Inc. donated a truckload of chicken today to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina. The food bank provides food assistance to 300,000 in the region; nearly one-third of those are children. The donation is one of two donation […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits