Wilmington Family YMCA Needs 50 Volunteers
The Wilmington Family YMCA Kids Triathlon is having it’s 12th annual Triathlon! Proceeds from this event will go to YMCA youth scholarships. Please come out and help on the course, cheering on and directing triathletes ages 5-13. We need lots of help on the running and bike courses. Help keep our kids safe and have fun! About 50 volunteers are needed for the Saturday, July 26th from 7am – 10am event. Please contact CFVC and volunteer today. 392-8180
Alzheimers North Carolina Walk & 5K Run To Remember
Please come out and join us on June 7, 2014 for Race Day! 8AM registration & check-in. 9 a.m. Start Dowtown Wilmington
Packet Pick up – Friday June 6th. 2-7 p.m Capt’n Bill’s – 4240 Market St.
Registration Online : www.alznc.org/Wilmington5k
Registration Via Mail : Mail your registration form and fee of $25 to AlzNC, 219 Racine Dr, Suite B, Wilmington, NC 28403
Questions about becoming a sponsor or registering? Call Melanie at 910-686-1944 or email at [email protected]
Community Outreach Coordinator
Silent Auction – Children’s Tea
Don’t miss out on the beautiful baskets being auctioned off right now. All proceeds to benefit the Cape Fear Volunteer Center.
Volunteers For Nourish NC
Volunteers for Nourish NC!
Cape Fear Volunteer Center needs volunteers for Nourish NC! Next school year, starting Monday, September 1, 2014 regular volunteers are needed to help pack food bags and boxes in Nourish NC’s warehouse. They would like to keep volunteers for an entire semester. A minimum of 5 volunteers are needed per day from 11am-4pm, Monday thru Thursday. This is an ongoing volunteer opportunity, packing food daily and delivering weekly. To volunteer please contact CFVC (Cape Fear Volunteer Center) at (910) 392-8180 or [email protected].
Global Youth Service Day
To see a complete list of all GYSD activities for which you can volunteer please go here : GYSD Please enter our SnapYeti Photo Contest! The top 10 snaps with the most admirers will be the finalists. CFVC will select the winner on GYSD and a $100 donation will be made to the winner’s #1 cause!
Please check out our GYSD facebook page.
Global Youth Service Day celebrates and mobilizes the millions of young people who improve their communities each day of the year through service. Established in 1988, Global Youth Service Day is the largest service event in the world, and the only day of service dedicated to children and youth. Check out their website!
Interested in volunteering or partnering? Please fill out a volunteer registration form or contact [email protected] or call 910-392-8180.
CFVC’s Big Buddy Program’s New Boxing Partnership
The Cape Fear Volunteer Center’s Big Buddy Program is thrilled to announce its 2014 Partnership with Coastal Boxing Inc. of Wilmington! Coastal Boxing Inc. is providing an after-school enrichment program for our Little Buddies to not only learn how to box but get homework help as well as learn the importance of giving back to the community through volunteerism. If you are enrolled in our Big Buddy program please email [email protected] to reserve a spot today. If you’re not in enrolled in Big Buddy but still interested in participating in Coastal Inc.’s after-school program contact Rasheed Diaab at (910) 200-0870.
2014 Volunteer of the Year Award’s Dinner
The 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award Dinner will be held Monday April 28th, 2014 6:00pm at Chris’s Restaurant located at 17th Street Wilmington. We will be recognizing commitment to service and dedication to helping the community displayed by the New Hanover County nominees. This is a very proud moment for all nominees, and we believe that this is an excellent way to acknowledge the outstanding service that goes on in the Cape Fear Region.
Azalea Parade Volunteers
North Carolina Azalea Festival Call for Volunteers!
If anyone would like to volunteer for Parade day or has a friend or family member…maybe a son, daughter, niece, or nephew that would be interested in getting involved with the Festival, we would love to have them help out with the Parade on Parade day!! Parade Day is April 12th, 2014.
All volunteers will be invited to attend the Azalea Festival’s Volunteer Party on May 20th!
Interested contact the Cape Fear Volunteer Center at (910) 392-8180 or [email protected]
Are You a Big Buddy on a Budget? Check out our New Improved BB Blog!
Great budget-friendly activities for you and your Little Buddy to Enjoy! Visit our Big Buddy on a Budget Blog! Have a local budget-friendly activity we missed? Please email [email protected] or [email protected] with any suggestions.
Meals on Wheels Needs Volunteers!
Meals on Wheels NEEDS VOLUNTEERS!
How it works:
Meal pick up is between 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. (But if you are working or need to make arrangements to pick up slightly later, arrangements may possible be made). You will be given your route’s clipboard (includes your delivery list + directions), donated newspapers, your food bags, and then be sent on your way! Once your route is complete, simply pull back into line and hand over your clipboard and empty food bags. You can sign up to drive a regular route (the same route, on the same day, each week) or you can sign-up for the substitute list and called for subbing. The 300 clients are split into roughly 30 routes, so that no one should deliver to more than 8-10 houses. Routes are based on vicinity. The whole process typically takes less than 2 hours.. If interested please contact [email protected]!!
Pawz in Park/Boston Terrier Team Volunteers Needed
Team on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 for animal rescue event from 10am-3pm. Pawz in Park needs volunteers at different stations, entry, to sell t-shirts, man the raffle table, refill dog pools with water and site prep and breakdown. A minimum of 15-25 people are needed for 2 hour shifts from 9:30am til 5:30pm. Site set-up is Friday evening from 5pm-7pm. Interested, contact [email protected] or (910) 392-8180.
You can learn much more about this event and the organization behind it on their facebook page. PAWSINTHEPARK Have fun!
Poster Contest – Global Youth Service Day
CFVC is proud to announce our Global Youth Service Day/Earth Day poster contest to promote the importance of youth taking part in making this a healthy world. The contest is designed to raise environmental awareness among students by giving them an opportunity to design a poster explaining what they think Earth Day is all about.
• The poster contest is open to all K-8th grade students in the United States.
• Posters should display originality and vision as well as an obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and state
• Posters can be any dimension.
• Posters can be in color or black and white.
• Artwork can be generated by hand or on the computer – and must be designed by the participant.
• The competition will be divided into two age groups: kindergarten through 4th grade, and 5th grade through 8th grade.
To enter your poster into the competition, please scan or take a photo of your poster and email it to [email protected]. Or, you can snail-mail it to:
Cape Fear Volunteer Center
214 Walnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Please put “GYSD/ Earth Day Poster Contest Entry” in the email subject line. In the body of the email or letter, please include your name, age, grade, school and a phone number where we can reach you.
All eligible submissions must be received by April 22, 2014.
Recognition and Prizes:
Winners will be announced during Earth Month 2014.
The winner will receive $100.
All participants will receive a thank you letter and have their posters displayed on CFVC’s website.