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Stuff the Bus Collects Over $80,000 in Supplies and Donations!

By on Nov 10, 2017 in Uncategorized |

             Stuff the Bus is a three day back to school supply drive to help at-risk youth in New Hanover and Pender Counties.  With the support of community volunteers, Communities In Schools of Cape Fear collected school supplies at several area “bus stops”, asking shoppers to donate  school supplies. This year, bus stop locations were Walmart in Monkey Junction, Walmart in Burgaw, Walmart in Porter’s Neck, Office Depot on Oleander Drive, Regal Theater at Mayfair Town Center, and Port City Community Church. More than $80,000 worth of school supplies and donations were collected, and delivered to counselors and social workers at every public school in New Hanover and Pender Counties, who distribute them to students in need throughout the year....

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WIRE Supports 3rd – 12th Grade Students!

By on Nov 10, 2017 in Uncategorized |

Thanks to a new partnership between CIS of Cape Fear and the City of Wilmington, area students now have a new welcoming space to find support and resources! On October 18, 2018, CIS Cape Fear hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate the re-opening of their Wilmington Youth Center for Inspiration, Recreation, and Education (WIRE), at its new location on the corner of S. Orange and 11th streets downtown, just behind Gregory elementary, Williston Middle, and New Hanover High schools. WIRE supports the needs of at-risk students and their families by providing positive, daily programming, free of charge. Not just a safe place filled with caring adults, WIRE offers New Hanover County students, grades 3-12, educational, physical, and mental health support, as well as resources and referrals as needed. Community service partners across the area are invited to be a part of the center, creating opportunities for even greater collaboration among all those committed to helping our kids succeed. For more information, or to enroll a student, please contact Megan...

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B.Y.P. – Board of Young Professionals

By on May 1, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Communities In Schools of Cape Fear’s Board of Young Professionals (B.Y.P.) supports the mission of CIS of Cape Fear through volunteering, advocacy, and fundraising activities. The BYP members assist CIS by attending regular meetings, mentoring students, working in committees to plan fundraisers and events, and promoting CIS of Cape Fear to their family and friends. To learn more, please contact Annie...

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