Giving Back

Giving Back

Volunteer Photographer Donates Work to Benefit Community

If you’ve ever seen a beautiful photo of Sarah P. Duke Gardens and wondered, “How’d they get that shot?” you are probably looking at...

Local Thought Leaders to Unleash New Ideas, Inspire and Inform at Inaugural TEDxDurham

2016 has been a busy year for Durham thus far. Between music festivals like Moogfest, which recently moved from Asheville, and The Art of...

Why MaryAnn E. Black is Invested in Duke, DPAC and Doing Good in Durham

During her more than 45 years in Durham, MaryAnn spent 10 in the psychology department at Duke University as a clinical social worker, 20...

Executive Helps Our Local Community While Healing the World

Mother to daughters Elle, 7, and Gwyn, 4, and wife to city council member Charlie Reece, Laura wears many hats in her day-to-day. She...

Durham Entrepreneurs Crowdfund with Community in Mind

When Matt Konar asks what I think the premise is of his event series, groundworkk, during an afternoon meeting at Cocoa Cinnamon, I respond,...

Keep Your Old Computer Out of the Landfill: Put It Into the Hands of...

“We’re here and accepting computers,” Larry Herst wants the Durham community to know. His company, Triangle Ecycling, originally began as a computer recycling service but...

Rebuilding Lives in Durham, One Refugee at a Time

Ellen Andrews is a born-and-raised Durhamite who graduated from UNC in 2009 with a degree in psychology, minoring in biology. Always thinking she would...

NCCU Basketball Coach Supports Single Moms & Community

LeVelle Moton sits behind the desk in his office at North Carolina Central University’s McDougald-McLendon Arena, surrounded by dozens of photos of his smiling wife,...

A Better Way to Feed Those in Need

My colleagues at Durham Magazine recently joined me at the Durham branch of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina for a...

6 Ways to Do Good (And Get Outside!)

1. The SEEDS Community Garden is an urban sanctuary dedicated to organic gardening and sustainable agriculture, and it provides hands-on opportunities for youth and...