Shawnee Garrick encourages people to make positive lifestyle changes through a diabetes prevention program in Columbia, S.C. Her own family’s experience with the disease drives her passion for helping others. “When I tell my participants that we’re in this together, I really mean it,” she says. “This is personal for me.”
In Lumberton, N.C., the Prevention and Family Recovery initiative expands child-centered services for parents in treatment for substance abuse.
A new program will help rural United Methodist churches in eastern North Carolina use their resources, people and buying power to connect farmers and consumers.
Susan McConnell, director of The Duke Endowment’s Higher Education program area, discusses our support for Davidson College, Duke University, Furman University and Johnson C. Smith University.