11.19.18 NC News

Nov 19, 2018 | News, Philanthropy Journal

Women's Giving Network of Wake County donates $89,000 in local grant awards at the 12th annual Impact Luncheon, Wes Misson and Brian Van Buren join the board of directors of the Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter, Raleigh Little Theatre's "Cinderella" benefits WRAL’s Coats for the Children, and more.

News about grants, gifts

A $15,000 grant from the Perry N. Rudnick Endowment of the Community Foundation of Henderson County was awarded to the Will & Deni McIntyre Foundation for the production of Season 4 of the PBS series David Holt’s State of Music 

The members of the Women’s Giving Network of Wake County donated $89,000 in local grant awards at the 12th annual Impact Luncheon.

The North Carolina Community Foundation has given $500,000 in grant awards across eastern North Carolina from the Louise Oriole Burevitch Endowment.

The Jones County Community Foundation awarded $2,000 in local grant awards from the community grantmaking fund. 

The Avery Community Foundation awarded $3,260 in local grant awards from the community grantmaking fund.

The Harnett County Community Foundation awarded $6,270 in local grant awards from the community grantmaking fund.

The  Greene County Community Foundation awarded $4,450 in local grant awards from the community grantmaking fund. 

News about people, groups

The Foundation for a Healthy High Point welcomed Mr. Tyler Covington, Dr. James Hoekstra, and Dr. Linda Taylor as the three newest members to the Board of Directors in 2018.

MeckEd honored Charlotte Works as the 2018 Education Champion of the Year on November 13th at their Annual Community Breakfast.

Wes Misson and Brian Van Buren joined the board of directors of the Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter.

The Justice Theatre Project will be hosting a pre-show conversation, “Perspectives on Trans Icons” on Saturday November 17th at 6: 30 PM. This conversation will coincide with JTP’s production of I Am My Own Wife. Tickets for conversation and the show are only $15.
Durham entrepreneur Cecilia Polanco will share her personal journey launching Durham’s first social justice food truck, So Good Pupusas, and how she’s using her business to rewrite the immigrant story in Durham at the next ReCity Roundtable.

North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall will release the 2017-2018 N.C. Charitable Solicitation Annual Report at 10 AM on Monday, November 19th at a press conference to be held at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina in Raleigh. 

In honor of Prematurity Awareness Month (November), Chiesi USA, Inc. is saluting NICU staff for their commitment to the families of babies born too soon in a video that shares stories of the people impacted by premature birth. 

News about opportunities, initiatives

Randolph County Young Life‘s Winter Sprinter 5k will be held Saturday, December 1st at 9:00 AM.

Opening night of Raleigh Little Theatre‘s “Cinderella” on Friday, November 30 benefits WRAL’s Coats for the Children, with $10 of every ticket going to provide warm coats for children in need through the The Salvation Army of Wake County.  

The state’s Broadband Infrastructure Office has declared that Internet service providers interested in the new GREAT Grant Program can now apply for funding through an online portal. 

The Holiday R & B Paint for a Cause will take place on December 8th from at 8 PM in the Durham Ballroom.

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