Tag: donations

By Stefanie Jackson – Smart Beginnings Eastern Shore, an organization advocating for the well-being of children, hosted the second virtual event of its 2021 Kids Count forum April 14, on promoting school and community partnerships. The forum highlighted the work of the Northampton County Education Foundation (NCEF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles Yacht Club started its own charitable outreach program this year and raised $3,000 for the Cape Charles Food Pantry from their very first event Feb. 14. They set out to spread the love on Valentine’s Day by holding a drive-thru donation event at...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton County Education Foundation (NCEF) donations totaling more than $50,000 supported students and classrooms in Northampton County Public Schools last year during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is heartwarming to see how the community stepped up to support our schools in 2020,” said Linda Schulz, chair of...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Do Drop Inn restaurant and lounge in Weirwood remains temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but its doors were wide open Saturday, Aug. 15, to volunteers who picked up COVID-19 care packages to deliver to more than 50 families in need. Eastern Shore community...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Northampton County Education Foundation (NCEF) raised around $22,000 this year to fund Northampton public school projects that otherwise wouldn’t have been possible, Superintendent Eddie Lawrence said at the organization’s third annual State of the Schools forum Oct. 8 in the Northampton High School gym. “It’s...