Giving Back

Giving Back

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...

Longleaf Collective Makes a Difference with Youth in Durham

Make an impact. That’s the goal of so many young professionals these days. But how can 20-somethings really do that when they are busy building...

Bee Downtown Takes Flight

Bee Downtown got its start at the American Tobacco Campus when founder and fourth-generation beekeeper Leigh-Kathryn Bonner asked Michael Goodmon – vice president of real estate at...

‘We Are Durham’: How One Nonprofit Tackles Hunger and Food Waste

For Ginger Allison, each day is an opportunity to make a difference. “If I have 24 hours in a day,” she says, “Why not make...

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,...