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StarNews: Nonprofits receive donations

StarNews: Nonprofits receive donations

At the annual grants awards ceremony, the board of directors of the Catherine Kennedy Home Foundation Inc. recently granted $193,800 to community, nonprofit organizations and groups that serve the needs of the elderly in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties. Published October 2019. Click here to read the full...

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Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall: Cape Fear Literacy Council’s Path to Freedom

Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall: Cape Fear Literacy Council’s Path to Freedom

Carolina Bay was honored to host the Cape Fear Literacy Council’s dress rehearsal performance of the “Path To Freedom” on June 17th.  A cast of 11 gave a readers’ theater presentation of the relationship between George Washington and his slave William (Billy) Lee, whom most of us have seen depicted in a famous painting of their crossing the Delaware during the American Revolution.   The compelling story of how Lee finally gained his freedom was...

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WWAY TV 3: Cape Fear Literacy Council changing lives by teaching adults how to read

WWAY TV 3: Cape Fear Literacy Council changing lives by teaching adults how to read

While most people have literacy skills, a surprisingly high number of people across the Cape Fear lack these skills and are either unable to read or have extreme difficulty doing so. Since its formation, the Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC) has recruited, trained and certified approximately 2,000 volunteer tutors, and has donated thousands of hours helping adult learners across the region. Aired June 2019 Click here to view the...

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WECT: Cape Fear Literacy Council seeks to bridge the digital divide

WECT: Cape Fear Literacy Council seeks to bridge the digital divide

Local non-profit organization, the Cape Fear Literacy Council, is working to help those adults who lack the necessary skills to accomplish important tasks on computer devices, such as filling out a job application or simply sending email messages. Published June 2019. Read the full article...

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Star News: Virtual bookstore pops up at Cape Fear Literacy Council

Star News: Virtual bookstore pops up at Cape Fear Literacy Council

CFLC announces a new venture, a virtual bookshop selling new and used books on Amazon.com. Homes of Hope India, another local nonprofit, transferred the shop and their entire inventory of books to CFLC. As you read this article, just consider that one in seven adults in this area cannot read. Published March 2019. Read the full article...

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Star News: New Hanover County Community Foundation awards $47k in grants

Star News: New Hanover County Community Foundation awards $47k in grants

The board of advisors of the New Hanover County Community Foundation recently announced $47,000 in local awards from the community grantmaking fund, the Suzanne and George Taylor Endowment, the Food Bank of Coastal Carolina Fund and the 1898 Memorial Fund at a grant awards ceremony, according to Kristi Sullivan, board president. Published February 2019. Read the full article...

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South East Area Health Education Center: Cultural Competence and our ESL Patients Course

South East Area Health Education Center: Cultural Competence and our ESL Patients Course

This interactive workshop is designed to enable healthcare workers, social service providers, and professionals to have more effective communication with the ESL populations that they serve. Published February 2019. Read the full course description...

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WRAL TV: Cape Fear Women In Tech: Digital Literacy—Bridging the Divide

WRAL TV: Cape Fear Women In Tech: Digital Literacy—Bridging the Divide

The Cape Fear Literacy Council is broadening their mission to include Digital Literacy and exploring some new solutions to the persistent Digital Divide in Wilmington. Published January 2019. Read the full community calendar post...

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SALT Magazine: A Winning Perspective

SALT Magazine: A Winning Perspective

Largely by word of mouth, a remarkable group of philanthropy-minded women are making things happen one smart grant at a time. Published January 2019. Read the full article...

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