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 […]

2017-18 Campaign Results

As the 2017-18 campaign comes to a close, we’d like to recognize the efforts of all 2,021 Duke colleagues that donated to Doing Good in the Neighborhood. The campaign raised a total of $629,384 this year, all of which will go directly to local schools, non-profits, and neighborhoods. To read stories about the work these […]

Duke Fuqua: A Culture of Giving

Smiles, laughter and the smell of sizzling burgers filled the kitchen of a local nonprofit as seven Duke Fuqua School of Business employees prepared a hot meal. Earlier this month, Duke Fuqua School of Business organized a summer Week of Service for its faculty and staff. On May 16, Fuqua staff member Amber Riley and […]

Students Tackle the Alphabet at School Reading Academy

Duke’s Before and Afterschool Reading Academy occurs during the academic year at two Durham Public Schools locations – George Watts Montessori Elementary School and Forest View Elementary School – and receives funding from the Duke Doing Good in the Neighborhood employee giving campaign for classroom materials and teacher stipends. Here are snapshots from the program: […]

Duke Credit Union Volunteers at Urban Ministries

  Duke Credit Union employees spent an afternoon at a different kind of bank as they sorted through boxes of food and hygiene donations and resupplied the shelves of a local nonprofit. This year marks Duke Credit Union’s 50th anniversary, and to celebrate the occasion, staff conducted a March donation drive and then delivered the items […]

Doing Good in the Neighborhood Blitz Raises $540,758

This fall, Duke employees have collectively raised more than half a million dollars for community nonprofits, schools and neighborhoods. Doing Good in the Neighborhood, Duke’s employee giving campaign, holds a fundraising blitz every October. The campaign invites Duke employees to make a financial contribution that benefits important organizations and innovative programs in Durham, Orange, Wake […]

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 […]