Pitt Community College Knows Reading is Fundamental

Pitt Community College Knows Reading is Fundamental
Thank you to Amelia Bain and to her students from the TRiO First Gen Fellows Mentoring Program for donating books to the children at the Shelter.  They collected books for children from Pre-K to Middle School and then sorted them by age groups and bagged them up.  A lot of our families come into the Shelter without things like books to enjoy.   These will be enjoyed by the children that come into ...
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ECU Nursing Students Sharing the Caring

ECU Nursing Students Sharing the Caring
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Thank you to students from the ECU College of Nursing for coming out and lending a hand at the Community Clothes Closet at CCC.  After the Leap Year Winter Giveaway there is a need for volunteers to help us get the inventory sorted, organized and put on display.  Thank you for taking time to share your caring spirit.  #GoLoGreenville WANT TO BECOME PART OF OUR DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS OR HELP IN ANOT...
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LEAP YEAR WINTER GIVEAWAY WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!

LEAP YEAR WINTER GIVEAWAY WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!
The free Community Clothes Closet at CCC had a Leap Year Winter Giveaway to clear out some inventory to make room for more inventory and it was a great success.  In part to the help of groups that came to come and take the clothes outside and setup and then pack it up, take it back inside and put it all away.  Thank you to Ben Layton and the group he brought from MCEC, Kurt Garner and the Future B...
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ECU Ultimate Frisbee Club Pulling to make Lunch

ECU Ultimate Frisbee Club Pulling to make Lunch
Thank you to the ECU Women's Ultimate Frisbee Club for preparing sack lunches for the Residents to take with them when the leave in the morning.  They put together an assembly line and with teamwork put together 100 lunches.  Thank you ladies for volunteering your time and the items to make the lunches. #GoLoGreenville WANT TO BECOME PART OF OUR DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS OR HELP IN ANOTHER WAY? DONATE...
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ECU is Represented at the Shelter

ECU is Represented at the Shelter
The operation of the Shelter depends on Volunteers and ECU is very well represented at the Shelter by so many students that want to come and give their time providing service.  The effort of Volunteers at the Shelter is priceless!  We could never put a price-tag on it and, thank goodness, we don't have to. Last week we had students from the ECU School of Dental Medicine (first picture) and the ...
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ECU Students providing enrichment to our younger residents

Did you know that we have families with children that are residents at the Shelter? Because of that, we are so pleased to have a group of caring ECU students that come weekly to provide after-school enrichment programs and homework help.  They come to share their caring hearts and lend some support for the children with help on school work and projects.  We are grateful for their service and the t...
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Students Celebrate Catholic Schools Week with Service

To celebrate Catholic Schools Week, the 8th grade students from Saint Peter's Catholic School came to the Shelter as part of the call to service.  They provided help in the Community Clothes Closet and in the Donation Collection Center.  This was one of many service projects the students participated in, including Packs 4 Patriots, volunteering at the Food Bank, and Third Street Academy. Volunt...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
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In honor of the MLK Day of Service, the ECU Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement came to help at the Shelter.  We found plenty of work for the 3 groups that came including; unloading the 2nd truck full of containers from the Baptist Womens' Conference, sorting and organizing the items in those containers, along with working in the Community Clothes Closet.  Dr. King believed in service to th...
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