National Volunteer Week in NC is Apr. 23-29

April 23, 2017

North Carolinians Encouraged to Get Involved in Local Communities By Ford Porter, nc.gov Governor Roy Cooper has declared April 23-29, 2017, National Volunteer Week in North Carolina. “Every North Carolinian can play a role in improving […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Apr. 13-16

April 11, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]

35 North Carolina Farms on the Piedmont Farm Tour

March 19, 2017

Connect with the Source of Your Food on the 22nd Annual Piedmont Farm Tour By Leah Joyner, carolinafarmstewards.org The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) and Weaver Street Market are opening the barn doors on 35 sustainable […]

Red Cross Holding Durham Open House on August 3

July 28, 2016

The Red Cross is holding an Open House. The Durham NC event will cover available volunteer opportunities in the Central North Carolina Chapter. The Red Cross Open House is August 3, 2016, 4-7pm. The gathering is in Building […]

Volunteer and Camp Free in a Colorado Park

July 12, 2016

Released by Mike Porras, CPW NW Region PIO Volunteers can help maintain trails, earn a free night of camping at State Forest State Park. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for volunteers to help maintain […]

NC Highway Litter Sweeps April 16-30

April 13, 2016

Adopt-A-Highway Volunteers and NCDOT Promote Litter Sweep Released by NC Dept. of Transportation Hundreds of volunteers from across North Carolina are gearing up for some spring cleaning – outdoors. The NC Department of Transportation (NC DOT) […]

Grow And Share Begins 8th Annual Planting Season

February 22, 2016

Local nonprofit Grow And Share is preparing for their Garden Plant Giveaways, by beginning to plant seeds. They are seeking volunteers to “get their hands in the dirt” by holding planting days at their Raleigh greenhouse […]

Churches Combine Forces in Brown Bag Ministry

November 20, 2015

Contributed by Cindy Privette Brown Bag Ministry is a recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization that serves the homeless and hungry in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Brown Bag Ministry prepares and distributes over 2,700 brown bag lunches to the homeless and […]

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals

July 31, 2015

Volunteers are needed for a local Home Delivered Meals Program. The Nash County Department of Aging is in need of volunteers to help deliver meals to homebound senior citizens who live in Spring Hope NC. If […]