Giving Back

Giving Back

Family Medicine: Meeting the Needs of Parents with Ill Children

"Being a member of the Pediatric Family Advisory Council (PFAC) at Duke is a club no one wants to be in, yet you are...

Pick Your Perfect Pet at APS of Durham During the Month of June

Kitten season is in full swing, and there are more cats coming into the animal shelter than they currently have room to house. If you...

Campaign Raises Funds to Promote Literacy Among Durhamites

Providing Durham County residents the opportunity to improve upon their quality of life through increased literacy skills, Durham Literacy Center (DLC) creates a more...

She Provides Duke Cancer Patients and Caregivers A Home Away From Home

After nearly 30 years – spent at UNC and then as a banker, a photography studio owner and portrait artist, and an area development...

Retired Police Chief Promotes Intervention to Correct Disciplinary Issues

Retired Durham Police Chief Steve Chalmers served on the force for more than 32 years, but he was not necessarily born into law and...

Durham Nativity School Creates a ‘Pipeline for Success’

Drivers racing north on Roxboro Street might not notice the boys in French blue dress shirts and striped ties milling about near the sidewalk,...

Empowering Durham Students to Succeed in College and Beyond

Seven years ago, Bettina – who grew up in Raleigh and majored in middle grades education at UNC – spent a summer in college...

Phil Freelon’s Design for Living

Phil has been in Durham nearly four decades, minus stints in Houston, Cambridge and even a split year between Cambridge and Holden Beach –...

Leading the Fight for LGBTQ Rights in Our Community

Helena Cragg is a computer scientist turned business owner, real estate agent and residential remodeling contractor. She moved to Durham 14 years ago and...

All Abuzz at Central Park School for Children

Most people try to get bugs out of buildings, but Central Park School for Children welcomes them in. A new project taken on by...