Our member agencies are at the forefront of the fight against poverty. Every day across North Carolina, they work to help lift people out of poverty. Here we highlight some of the incredible work that they do in our member spotlight.
WAMY Community Action
WAMY Community Action donors recently boarded flights to destinations across the globe. With COVID restrictions in place, travels experienced luxurious destinations via the agency’s virtual “Around the World in One Day” fundraiser.
SANDHILLS COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM
Keya Williams didn’t win first place in the North Carolina Community Action Association’s (NCCAA) competition for best presentation in its program for entrepreneurs.
She didn’t win second or third place, either. But if you ask her, she hit the jackpot. Read the whole article here!
CHOANOKE AREA DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION
CADA's monthly food pantry is still going strong despite rain, shine or even a pandemic. Their strong volunteer base is always there to help hundreds of families get the food they need each month. Read the whole article here!
CHARLOTTE AREA FUND
CAF staff and volunteers packed over 350 backpacks for the students at Bruns Elementary School. Backpacks included essential school supplies as well as COVID information and personal supplies.
Passage Home's CEO Seth Friedman was featured on the August, 26, 2019 episode of Around the Triangle
On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about a local non-profit working to end poverty in Wake County. CEO Seth Friedman will share details about their multi-pronged approach, which includes providing assistance in housing, workforce development and healthcare. We'll also talk today about advancements in treatment for HIV-positive residents. Doctor Kimberly Smith will share the latest research updates.