Local Service Dogs Help With Autism, PTSD

Cary, NC – When most people think of a service dog, they think of a guide dog for someone with limited vision or someone who has difficulty with their mobility. But a service dog company in Apex is offering something different, with dogs trained to assist people on the autism spectrum. Read more

Fighting Skin Cancer with Fortnight Beer

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Cary, NC – One of the least talked-about cancers is also one of the most common. But a partnership between Fortnight Brewing and The Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation (PDMMF) is bringing skin cancer to the forefront with a new beer. Read more

Local Charity League Recognizes Graduating Class

Cary, NC – Cary is home to a lot of charitable people and this year, another group of students who gave their time through the National Charity League, Inc. (NCL) graduated, giving 1,800 hours as a group. Read more

Test Your Strength with Plane Pull Fundraiser

Morrisville, NC – People do all kinds of things to raise money for charities and events, from running marathons to getting their head shaved. But this weekend, you can take it to the extreme by pulling a passenger plane on a rope, all to benefit the Special Olympics of North Carolina. Read more

Cary Dentist Providing Free Services This Saturday

Cary, NC – Health insurance has been in headlines for months now but little gets discussed about dental insurance. This weekend, one Cary dentist is working to provide free dental services to people who may not be able to get them otherwise. Read more

CORRAL Riding Academy Finishes Purchase of New Farm

Cary, NC – After holding their largest fundraiser almost a year ago, CORRAL Riding Academy has finalized the purchase of a new farm and permanent home for the girls non-profit. Read more

Cary Senior Community Hosting Dog Adoption Event

Cary, NC – Easter is typically associated with bunnies and chicks but a Cary senior living community is adding puppies to the mix with a dog adoption event to fit with their Easter Egg Hunt. Read more

Morrisville Councilmember Gets Shaved for Charity

Morrisville, NC – If you have participated in a charity, you’ll know it feels better to donate your time in a group than by yourself. And Morrisville Councilmember TJ Cawley joined with a group to get shaved bald for childhood cancer research and treatment. Read more

Cary Starting Point in First Annual Bike Marathon

Cary, NC – Cary is big but not big enough to contain a new bicycle race that has participants ride from Cary outside the Triangle and all the way to Chapel Hill to benefit the UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF). Read more

Cary Non-Profits Get Funding From 2016 Lazy Daze

Cary, NC – Last year’s Lazy Daze was the largest in Cary history and has spurred the town to make it a two-day event for the foreseeable future. On top of that, the funds raised by the festival have gone to benefit dozens of Cary non-profits. Read more