Stories From 2008

Dec 31, 2008

Underclass of cheap nonprofit labor must end

Full-time nonprofit workers ought to earn a sustainable wage that supports a basic standard of living.

Dec 31, 2008

Volunteers seen as underused resource

By properly placing, training and recognizing volunteers, nonprofits can attract and retain a tremendous resource, a new article says.

Dec 31, 2008

Nonprofit news roundup for Dec. 31, 2008

Yale sticks to plan despite endowment losses; Albany nonprofits look to new year; and more.

Dec 31, 2008

Chapel and students give back

Two groups at High Point University donated over $6,400 to purchase gifts for needy children through Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program.

Dec 31, 2008

UNC-Pembroke drive revives football

With more than $4 million raised during its first capital campaign, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke reinstates its long-abandoned football program.

Dec 30, 2008

Nonprofit news roundup for Dec. 30, 2008

Nonprofit reproached for wasteful spending; U.S. billionaires have mixed views on philanthropy; and more.

Dec 30, 2008

Radio station raises $23,748, gives $3,000

88.5 WFDD, the Piedmont Triad’s NPR affiliate, raised $23,748 for station during December campaign with $3,000 incentive donated to Triangle Second Harvest by Law Offices of Timothy D. Welborn.

Dec 30, 2008

School raises $2,711

New Voices School, Raleigh, raised $2,711 at swing music benefit concert on Dec. 20.

Dec 30, 2008

Downtown Raleigh group adds to board

Downtown Raleigh Alliance named board members: Clymer Cease, Joseph B. Dempster, Jr., Melissa Essary, George S. York, Jr., Carter Worthy.

Dec 30, 2008

BB&T donates $250,000

BB&T Corp. donated $250,000 to Girl Scouts of the USA’s Tarheel Triad Council in honor of Betty Allison, Girl Scout leader and wife of BB&T CEO John A. Allison.