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Every Saturday: 16 Cents Ministry Church Under the Bridge

The 16 Cents Ministry Church Under the Bridge will be held on Saturday, April 19th, from 6-7pm under the bridge at 300 Spring Garden Street in Greensboro.  The event brings together Greensboro's poor, homeless, passer-by, college students, and anyone who wants to worship Christ with fellow christian brothers and sisters.  A meal is served, and clothing, hygiene items, blankets, jackets, any type of nonperishable foods are handed out, as well as other needs being met.  If you would like to contribute or attend, please click HERE for more details

April 19th: Lillie's Friends 5K Run & Festival

The Lillie's Friends "Got Friends?" 5K Run/Walk will be held in the heart of downtown Winston Salem, NC on Saturday, April 19th. Starting and finishing at BB&T Ballpark, the course will run through historic downtown Winston Salem. Registration begins at 9am.  Join your family after you run for our "Got Friends?" Family Festival. Get in FREE with your race bib or admission $2/person.  The festival starts at the same time as the race (9:00am) inside the BB&T Ballpark. The fun includes games, inflatables, crafts, face painting, live entertainment, a visit from the Easter Bunny and Bolt! Don't miss the HUGE egg dash at 10:30 with over 10,000 toy and candy filled eggs!!  For more information and to register, visit

April 27th: Kids' Fun Day

Please join us for the ‘Shalonda's Poole's Kids Fun Day’ on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at the park named in her honor near the Warnersville Recreational Center, 601 Doak Street in Greensboro.The day will be filled with activities for the young and the young-at-heart.  Join us for fun snacks, games, face painting, tour of The Shalonda Poole Park and Kick-ball  at 2:00pm – 6:00pm.  Set-up time 12:30pm... We are accepting monetary gifts and in-kind donations for activities, decorations and  "goodies bags" for 100 school age youth. The budget is $500.00
For more information on how to participate please contact the Sherri Denese Jackson Foundation at office: (336) 510-9292 or website

Toy Drive to benefit Kids of Childhood Cancer

The Kids of Childhood Cancer Foundation, founded Sarah and Charlie DiGerolamo,  provides relief through various means - financial assistance, activities for the children, respite trips to the foundation’s Topsail Beach condo, and toys!  Named in memory of the DiGerolamo’s son, Vinny’s Toy Box is a cabinet filled with toys that provide much needed distractions for children while they’re receiving cancer treatments.
Throughout the month of April, ma Cares is holding a toy drive to assist in stocking the toy box.  Donations of new, unused toys may be dropped off at Build-a-Bear or Toys & Co. both located in Friendly Center (3110 Kathleen Avenue Greensboro, NC 27408) or between the hours of 9 and 5, Monday through Friday at Market America (1302 Pleasant Ridge Road Greensboro, NC 27409). 
Additionally we will collect toys on Saturday, May 3rd from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. outside Walmart on 3738 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410.

May 3rd: Memorial Ride for Allison Hunt

The Memorial Ride for Allison Hunt takes place on Saturday, May 3rd, at Ledford High School.  Allison had a rare lung disease called  Bronchiolitis Obliterans. Allison was fortunate to receive a double lung transplant however, she developed a virus  that her body was unable to fight and she passed away July 18, 2011 at the age of 16. Allison would have graduated from Ledford this past year with the class of 2013.  Family and friends choose to remember Allison by raising money for scholarships for Ledford High.  The $20 registration begins at 9a, and the ride leaves at 11a.  Enjoy food, music, raffles and more.  All bikes and cars are welcome!

May 10th: DARE Ride

The Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club - VA XIII chapter presents the 2014 DARE Ride, Saturday, May 10th, at the Bartlett Yancey High School parking lot in Yanceyville, NC.  Registration from 9-11, leaving at 11:30.  $20 per bike, car, or truck, $10 per passenger.  Lunch and 50/50 Raffle for all participants.  Proceeds go to benefit the Caswell County D.A.R,E program

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