Doing Good in the Neighborhood kicks off in October

(Make sure to check out the Gift Impact infographic at the end of this story.) This month, Duke University and Duke University Health System employees are invited to make a gift to Duke’s Doing Good in the Neighborhood employee giving campaign, which benefits local schools, nonprofits and neighborhoods. Duke has set the goal to raise […]

Duke employees make $51,000 donation toward Hurricane Matthew relief efforts

Replacing furnaces, tearing out moldy walls of homes and rebuilding livelihoods – The work continues in central and eastern North Carolina counties hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew in October of 2016. To help with relief efforts in those regions, Duke staff and faculty visited the State Capitol in Raleigh on Monday and delivered a $51,000 […]

2016-17 Campaign Results

Thanks to the 1,872 Duke colleagues who donated, the 2016-17 Doing Good in the Neighborhood campaign raised $637,833 for local schools and non-profits. THANK YOU to our generous donors. Your support will make a real difference for schools, non-profits, health clinics and neighborhoods across the Triangle. As pledged at the beginning of the campaign, 10% of […]

2016 Community Care Fund grants awarded

The 2016 Community Care Fund grants have been awarded! A review team of Duke employees pored over 102 applications from outstanding non-profit organizations across the Triangle, and 46 non-profits will receive grants totaling more than $156,700. Non-profit applicants this year were asked to submit proposals meeting community needs identified as most pressing by our Doing Good […]

The Transformative Power of the Arts

Nestled in the historic Durham neighborhood of Walltown is the Walltown Children’s Theatre, founded in 2000 by Cynthia Penn Halal. For 16 years, Walltown Children’s Theatre has provided year-round performing arts instruction for young people: music, dance, theater, and so much more. Yet the mission of Walltown Children’s Theatre is not simply to offer arts […]