Giving Back

Giving Back

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...

Triangle Ultimate Celebrates 20 Years Throwing the Disc

The sport of Ultimate Frisbee – not to be confused with disc golf or the games you play with your dog – has had...

Anna’s Angels Gala To Raise Money for Duke Children’s

The 14th Annual Anna’s Angels Gala will be held Saturday, March 25, at Prestonwood Country Club. The elegant evening will benefit Down syndrome research at Duke...

Earth Angels: How a Local Fundraiser Got Its Name

In August 1994, kindergarten teacher Paula Green was gearing up to welcome a new group of children into her classroom at Mangum Primary School...

Musical Chairs 2017: Turning Trash Into Treasure

Musical Chairs 2017, multiple events hosted by The Scrap Exchange and Durham Medical Orchestra, seeks to raise money and awareness for the local nonprofits....