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Volunteer – It’s easier than you think

Volunteer – It’s easier than you think

Volunteerism is alive & well and just around your corner. The excuses for not volunteering are becoming fewer and fewer. "I only have a couple of hours", "I can't volunteer on a regular basis" and "I don't know who to contact" have all become invalid reasons for...

Durham Tour De Fat – June 25th

Durham Tour De Fat – June 25th

This Saturday Bicycles will take over downtown Durham as the Tour de Fat rolls into town. Sponsored by New Belgium Brewery, the bicycle themed family event includes local bike related organizations as presenting charities. The Tour de Fat will be Saturday, June 25...

Laissez les bons temps rouler

Laissez les bons temps rouler

Fat Tuesday Gala for Meals on Wheels Purple, Green and Gold - the official colors of Marti Gras will be in evidence Tuesday, March 8th at the Fat Tuesday Gala Celebration to benefit Meals on Wheels of Wake County. The Annual Gala event taking place at the North Ridge...

Go Red for Women

Go Red for Women

Plan ahead Ladies and get your Red on! On Friday, February 4th get all your girlfriends together and participate in Go Red for Women sponsored by the American Heart Association. What is Go Red for Women? It's an opportunity to raise awareness of a really important...

When was the last time you gave blood?

When was the last time you gave blood?

Giving blood is a process that takes very little time and can be scheduled for your convenience. With a number of locations in the RTP area, you should be able to donate without going very far out of your way. As a regular donor, I am on an e-list from the American...

It’s Not Too Late

It’s Not Too Late

2010 is winding down and what a remarkable year it has been for me! Since launching the idea of 5 Bucks is Change last Christmas I have met hundreds of people who share my enthusiasm for helping nonprofit organizations, both large and small. I have been inspired by...