How We Help

Some of the Ways We Volunteer Our Time and Talent

  • Christmas gifts for Guardian Ad Litem children
  • Boys & Girls Club "Smart Girls" tea and fashion show
  • Meals on Wheels delivery routes
  • Precious Purses collect handbags (women fleeing violence)
  • Boys & Girls Club early reading mentorship
  • Lions Club collect eyeglasses & hearing aids
  • Bike MS volunteer greeters and bike room monitors
  • Vial of Life distribution of kits  

Some of the Organizations Which Have Received Our Funding

Scholarships, annually

  • NBWC Memorial Scholarship for a promising local student
  • Craven Community College (two scholarships)
    • Woman seeking to improve her life through education
    • Promising local student

Education and Children

  • Boys & Girls Club – New Bern Clubs and early reader books
  • Craven Community College student emergency fund
  • New Bern / Craven County Public Library
    • Friends of the Library
  • Ben D. Quinn PTO family support after hurricane Florence
  • JT Barber Elementary radios for school bus monitors

Community Outreach

  • Religious Community Service (RCS food pantry & shelter)
  • True Justice (end human trafficking)
  • Reviving Lives Ministry (end substance abuse)
  • Craven County H.O.P.E. (end substance abuse)
  • Colonial Capital Humane Society (animal welfare)
  • Salvation Army (food pantry)
  • Tried by Fire – My Sister's House (re-entry after prison)
  • Bike MS banner

Veterans and Service Members

  • Veterans Employment Base Camp & Organic Garden
  • Kindred Canines in Motion (healthy service animals)
  • DAV (disabled veterans)
  • Wreaths Across America

Arts, visual and performance

  • Craven Concerts youth programs 
    • Opera Express, band instruments, musician outreach
  • Craven Arts Council
    • Banners, supplies for art teachers, Taglieri mural 
  • Rivertown Players youth summer drama camp

Special Contributions in the Past

  • Tryon Palace History Center – Family Life exhibit
  • Fireman's Museum – in honor and remembrance of NBWC volunteer relief efforts after New Bern's great fire of 1920
  • New Bern 300 year art bears – seed funding for insurance
  • Craven County Emergency Management – funding to replenish search & rescue kits after hurricane Florence 
  • Boys & Girls Club
    • Furnish New Bern Teen Center
    • Relief for families after hurricane Florence
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Paint Your Heart Out
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