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4.17.17 NC Nonprofit News

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News about grants, gifts

Alice Lehman of Charlotte donated $4 million to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to fund the new cellular immunotherapy research program at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Winston-Salem Foundation granted 19 nonprofit organizations over $515,000 in Community Grants in March.

The Lucy Daniels Center‘s “Cooking for a Classic” chef competition, which took place throughout February and March, concluded on April 12th and raised over $80,000 for the organization. 

News about people, groups

The Association for Home & Hospice Care of NC presented its 2017 Honoring Outstanding Merit & Excellence Awards at the 45th Annual Conference & Expo, where Laura Patel was named Physician of the Year. 

Arts Greensboro has completed the Van Dyke Performance Space, the new performing arts, events, and entertainment facility in the Greensboro Cultural Center. 

James B. Black, III, was named chair of the North Carolina Community Foundation’s statewide board. 

Durham Rescue Mission held a community dinner on April 14th to feed over 1,000 community members in need. Children also received Easter baskets.

A group of students at Hillside High School collaborated with The Iron Yard to participate in a nine week coding class where they learned earn about HTML, CSS, and introductory Java Script. 

News about opportunities, initiatives

The Triangle Global Health Consortium is hosting their Annual Awards Celebration of local global health leaders on May 2nd. 
 
The Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount‘s Tar River Food & Wine Festival will be held on April 27th at the Rose Hill Plantation in Rocky Mount.
 
Tar River Elementary School was selected on April 21st to be part of the Give a Note Foundation’s fourth annual Music In Our Schools – Music Inspires Tour.
 
BikeWalk NC, in partnership with AARP and Cape Fear Cyclists, is hosting the sixth Annual NC Bike/Walk Summit on November 3rd-4th in Wilmington. 
 
The Duke Center for Reconciliation and the World Vision Justice Fellows are hosting a day-long seminar to promote awareness, interest, and engagement in forms of social, political, and economic witness that constructively address issues of injustice on April 22nd in Durham
 
YNPN Triangle NC‘s annual #NonprofitSTRONG Summit will take place April 28th in Durham.  
 
The Susan G. Komen Triangle Race for Cure is seeking participants in their annual event on May 6th in Research Triangle Park. 
 
The North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault will host the 2017 Young Advocates Institute from July 7th-9th at North Carolina A & T University in Greensboro.
 
Greensboro grocery stores and three dozen congregations are teaming up with Greensboro Urban Ministry for the spring #FeedGSO Community Food Drive on April 21st and 22nd.
 
Cary Family Dental will host its 6th annual Dentistry From The Heart event on Saturday, April 22th at their office in Cary.
 
Conservation Trust for North Carolina is holding a screening of “Climate Stories NC” at the Rialto Theatre in Raleigh on April 19th.
 
The Good Together 2017 Gala, which will benefit Activate Good, will be held on April 29th in Raleigh.
  
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will host a live presentation featuring new NASA-funded real-time visualization software called OpenSpace on Friday, April 21st at 7 p.m to Celebrate Earth Day. 
 
Exchange Family Center is holding their annual Pinwheels for Prevention event on April 30th.

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