9.23.2019 NC News

Sep 23, 2019 | News, North Carolina, Philanthropy Journal

HanesBrands donates $1 million of underwear to Hurricane Dorian victims, Sandra J. Doran transitions from interim president to president of Salem Academy and College, North Carolina PTA holds School Meal Challenge Event, and more.

News about grants, gifts

The Hendrick Automotive Group gift will provide funds for new technology and equipment, scholarships for students, and to help recruit and retain expert faculty.

Hendrick Automotive Group pledged $1 million for a new automotive training facility at Wake Technical Community College.

HanesBrands partnered with Delivering Good to donate more than 225,000 pairs of underwear to assist Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas and coastal North Carolina.

The Duke Endowment, the Blue Cross NC Foundation, and the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation will invest more than $35 million combined to increase access to oral health care and improve outcomes in North and South Carolina.

News about people, groups

Doran has spent the past 14 months as interim president and has agreed to serve an additional two-year term as Salem’s president.

Sandra J. Doran will transition from interim president to president of Salem Academy and College

The Arts Learning Community for Universal Access named the three 2019 Betty Siegel Award honorees, including Hilary Leggette of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at N.C. State University, PineCone’s Courtney Wheeler, and Liani Yirka at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.

The N.C. Department of Information Technology opened the Network Monitoring and Assistance Center, which will help support an uninterrupted flow of communication for emergency call centers that have adopted next-generation 911 technology.

The exhibit Immerse in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint opened to the public Friday, September 20th at the Mint Museum in Charlotte. Click here for more information.

News about opportunities, initiatives

Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge will hold their Annual Benefit for the Animals on Saturday, October 26th in Raleigh. The event will feature live and silent auctions, drinks, games, and a raffle. Click here for tickets.

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina seeks volunteers for their 2nd annual 5 Factors 5K taking place Saturday, October 26th in Raleigh. Click here for volunteer position information or to register for the race.

North Carolina PTA will hold a School Meal Challenge event on Wednesday, September 25th at the Greensboro Children’s Museum in Greensboro. Click here for more details.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, Inc. seeks sponsors and attendees for their 30th anniversary celebration Wednesday, October 23rd in Charlotte. Click here for more information.

Triad Business Journal and AFP NC Triad Chapter seek submissions and reservations for the 2019 Giving Guide. Click here for details.

The Winston-Salem Chamber will present the Winston Under 40 Leadership Awards for 2019 on October 3rd at BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem. Click here for sponsorship information and tickets.


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