The 2018 Doing Good in the Neighborhood Blitz Raises $265,727

  Each year during the month of October, the Duke Doing Good in the Neighborhood fundraising blitz collects donations from Duke employees to support organizations working to improve the quality of life in the Triangle. This fall, 1,973 employees raised $265,727, and, counting pledges, expect to raise $644,558 by July 2019. Employees choose from seven […]

Durham and Duke neighbors dedicate Habitat home

Latosha McCauley held up her cellphone and snapped photos of her new, pristine white washer, dryer and microwave. Saturday was her first time seeing appliances in the kitchen and tan carpet in the three bedrooms of her new Habitat for Humanity home. Since last fall, about 200 volunteers, including 50 Duke students with the Duke […]

Building a solid foundation with Habitat for Humanity

Latosha McCauley usually gets home around 12:30 a.m. from working second shift as a housekeeper at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Then, around 8:30 a.m., she wakes up and heads over to the promising shell of her new home, where she grabs a hammer and gets to work. It will take about […]