Second Harvest Food Bank of NWNC, Winston-Salem, NC, announces its YGO2 WASTE food drive. The drive will begin January 3, 2000 and run through February 15, 2000. Call 336-784-5770 to make a contribution.
Tyson Foods, Wilkesboro, NC, donated 35,000 pounds of frozen chicken to Second Harvest Food bank of NWNC, to feed the hungry of North Carolina.
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, awarded $10,000 to Prevent Blindness NC, Raleigh, NC, for pre-school vision screenings.
The Women’s Resource Center, Greensboro, NC, received $5,000 from the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, for relocation expenses.
Courtenay Bailey has been appointed executive director of Artspace, Raleigh, NC. Bailey replaces outgoing executive director, Katey Boerner.
The Women’s Center, Chapel Hill, NC, announces the kick-off of its $1 million Millennium Campaign. The endowment will fund programs to benefit Triangle-area women.
Special Olympics, nationwide, received over $700,000 from Procter & Gamble, Harris Teeter, and Kerr Drug. The campaign eventually aims to raise $5.5 million for Special Olympics programs nationwide.
The Healing Place, Raleigh, NC, received $100, 000 from the Fletcher Foundation, Raleigh, NC, to begin the groundbreaking of a substance abuse treatment facility for the homeless.
The Reverend William Foust, Roxboro, NC, has been appointed to the NC Fellows Teaching Commission by Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. Reverend Foust replaces outgoing commission member Carolyn Hunt.
Triangle United Way, RTP, NC, announces its fourth consecutive year of double-digit increases in campaign fund-raising. The organization’s 1999 total of over $25 million is up 11.9% over 1998 totals.