Giving Back

Giving Back

Former Durham Academy and Duke Student Pens Children’s Book

On top of working full time as the manager of innovation for the Miami Heat, Durham Academy alumnus Derek Rhodes has brought a passion...

Reality Ministries is in the Business of Friendship

Nine years ago, when Betty Brandt Rouse was in her first year at UNC, she thought she wanted to be a special education teacher....

Mark Your Calendars for Some BIGG Holiday Fun

At this point, it’s a cliché: This year has been a downer. A drag. Worthy of a do-over. So Inspire MEdia Network – the Durham...

Support Local Biz During Shop Independent Durham Week

Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list during the seventh annual holiday Shop Independent Durham Week. It all starts on Small Business Saturday...

Washington Duke Inn Launches Coloring Book to Benefit Duke Lemur Center

Here’s a win-win scenario: Give a unique gift that also serves to protect the most endangered mammal on the planet – Madagascar’s lemurs. Washington Duke...

Duke Doctor Performs North Carolina’s First Hand Transplant

Dr. Linda Cendales’ journey to associate professor of surgery at Duke University School of Medicine and director of Duke’s hand transplant program hasn’t been easy,...

Book Harvest Reaches Milestone of 500,000 Books Distributed

“I was one of those people who grew up with a book always in my hands,” says Ginger Young, founder and executive director of...

Breast Cancer Survivor Provides Hands-On Healing for Cornucopia Patients

Glenna Maynus had never heard of Cornucopia Cancer Support Center – founded in 1995 – when she had breast cancer 10 years ago. It was not until...

Me Fine Foundation Supports Families with Kids in Local Hospitals

While selling ads on ESPN Radio by day and volunteering at many nonprofits – from Ronald McDonald House and being a Big Brother –...

5 Burning Questions with Duke Lemur Center’s Vet

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the Duke Lemur Center (DLC) has an impressive number of lemurs; in fact, it’s the largest assemblage of lemurs outside...