WECT, Grays NBC affiliate in Wilmington, North Carolina, raised more than $50,000 for children in the area who face food security as part of the Stop Summer Hunger Virtual Food Drive.
Five days. Five cities. One mission. To help feed hungry families in eastern North Carolina.
The set was designed by Devlin Design Group, an award-winning national set design company. Free Lance Staging, owned by Caleb Kennedy and located in Thomasville, North Carolina, was among the companies hired to bring the design to completion.
Anne Adkins son, Matthew T. Bolar, was killed in combat in Iraq in 2007. Since then, she’s devoted her life to helping members of the military. “I felt like there was something else I needed to be doing; I had a calling too,” she said. “It was then we started working with charities to improve the lives of veterans.”
More than 1,000 individual donations totaling more than $122,000 were raised in a 13-hour telethon held by WGHP High Point, N.C., to help victims of Hurricane Florence. “The Salvation Army is extremely blessed by our generous community and great partners like WGHP who helped us accomplish an amazing goal today,” said Captain Matt Hedgren of the Salvation Army.