Martin Eakes, co-founder and CEO, Self-Help, Durham, named to board of trustees, Ford Foundation.
Matt Strickland, former senior director, Y Guides, YMCA of the Triangle, named executive director, Band Together NC.
Pamela Barrett, executive vice president for organizational excellence, Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, leaving to pursue health-care consulting.
Marsha Sharp resigned as executive director, Kay Yow Cancer Fund, Cary.
Autism Society of North Carolina to hold 13th annual Triangle Run/Walk for Autism Oct. 8, Moore Square, Raleigh.
Annual Thad and Alice Eure Walk for Hope, to benefit Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness, to be held Oct. 9, Angus Barn, Raleigh.
AARP-NC is accepting nominations until Oct. 21 at 5 p.m. for award that will recognize five organizations that have demonstrated commitment and effectiveness in working collaboratively and multi-culturally in the state.
International House, Charlotte, to hold its 23d Annual Gala on Oct. 22.
thesalesfactory, Greensboro, held 24-hour CreateAthon to provide pro-bono marketing service to 11 local nonprofits.
Friends of Mountains to Sea Trail, NC Coastal Land Trust, and Southern Alliance for Clean Energy joined EarthShare NC coalition.