Nonprofit news roundup, 07.29.16

High Point Boys & Girls Clubs chief resigns

Thomas Falgout has resigned as chief professional officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point to become chief professional officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana in New Orleans.

Falgout’s last day in the High Point job will be August 5.

Charlotte funder gives $550,000

Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation, a permanent endowment at Foundation For The Carolinas, awarded $549,776 to 24 organizations serving children and youth in Mecklenburg County.

National Philanthropic Trust awards $626 million

National Philanthropic Trust, national, independent donor-advised fund sponsor in Jenkintown, Pa., issued 26,168 donor-recommended grants totaling over $626 million in the fiscal year ended June 20, 2016.

Those donors supported 26,168 grants to 10,897 charities in the U.S. and abroad.

In the last 20 years, the Trust has raised over $6.2 billion in liquid and illiquid asset charitable contributions and has made over 148,000 grants exceeding $3.6 billion to charities.

Old Salem to hold free community day

To  celebrate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the town of Salem, Old Salem Museums & Gardens will host a free community day on August 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Providing support for the event are the City of Winston-Salem and Wells Fargo.

Tuskeegee president to speak at Boys & Girls Clubs gala

Brian Johnson, president of Tuskegee University, will be the keynote speaker at the annual gala of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Durham.

The event will be held November 5 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Durham Convention Center.

Tiemann to chair UNC School of the Arts board

Michael Tiemann of Chapel Hill, first vice president of open source affairs at Red Hat, has been elected chair of the board of trustees for the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem.

Ralph Womble of Winston-Salem, who is retired and was president and CEO of Hanes Companies and president of Hanes Dye and Finishing Co., was elected vice chair.

Greensboro United Way gets $23,685

United Way of Greater Greensboro has received a contribution of $23,865 from AT&T.

Onslow funder gives $33,600

Onslow Caring Communities Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, awarded a total of $33,600 grants to 11 organizations.

Apartment Association volunteers pitch in for Food Bank

Volunteers from Piedmont Triad Apartment Association helped raise food and money for Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina to provide 17,540 meals to hungry people in the Piedmont Triad.

The volunteers worked at the Winston-Salem Dash game on July 15 at BB&T Ballpark and at the Greensboro Grasshoppers game on July 22 at Newbridge Bank Park.

Goodwill opening new store

Triad Goodwill will open a new store and donation center at 4835 W. Wendover Ave., Suite 139, in Wendover Square at James Landing in Jamestown.

Enrichment Center names board members

The Enrichment Center in Winston-Salem named four new members to its board of directors.

They include Tim Gallagher of Novant Health; Angie Murphrey of First Tennessee Bank; Jason Phillips of The Phillips Collection; and Suzanna Watkins of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

StepUp Ministry adds six board members

StepUp Ministry in Raleigh added six new members to its board of directors.

New board members are Jacques Oury of Red Hat; Elizabeth Scott, a lawyer at Williams Mullen; Angie Dowd, a retired financial professional; Katrina Lyons of Cardinal Advisors;

John Constance, a retired business executive; and Emmett Haywood, a lawyer at Nicholls and Crampton.

Read and Feed to host event

Read and Feed in Cary will hold its second annual Rock and Roast on September 15 at 5:30 p.m. at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh.

I Am A Queen to hold school-supply drive

I Am a Queen will hold its eighth annual Back-to-School Supply Drive on August 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Windsor Recreation Center  at 1601 E. Gate City Blvd. in Greensboro.

Reynolda House offering free admission to educators

Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem is offering free weekend admission in August to teachers and other employees of public and private schools in North Carolina.

Helping to support the “Educator Weekends” Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty.

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