Wilkes Journal-Patriot

Wilkes County’s 13 elementary schools have a new curriculum for improving student fitness thanks to the Health Foundation and Wilkes Regional Medical Center. Read more.


The Duke Endowment has awarded three-year grants to support five diverse coalitions aimed at improving health across North Carolina as part of its new initiative, Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas. Read the news release.


Phillip H. Redmond Jr. has been named director of the Child Care program area at The Duke Endowment. Read the news release.

Washington Daily News

Asbury United Methodist Church’s garden and food ministry has already donated some 350 pounds of fresh produce to organizations that feed the hungry. Read more.


Eleven students from the Carolinas have received scholarships established by The Duke Endowment to honor Benjamin Newton Duke, one of the university’s founders. Read more.

The Charlotte Observer

Through the North Carolina Leadership Forum, more than 30 leaders are using civil discourse and collaboration to focus on the economic well-being of families in North Carolina. Read more.

Hickory Record

A new grant will help sustain and improve access to health care services for vulnerable populations. Read more.

StarNews Online

In North Carolina, the New Hanover County DSS is piloting a project to help identify and track risk factors affecting children. Read more.

The Courier-Tribune

A new grant to Randolph Hospital in Asheboro, N.C., will support a project to help integrate behavioral health and primary medical care. Read more.


Trustees of The Duke Endowment in Charlotte have approved $7.2 million in grants to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina that are working to expand opportunities for vulnerable children. Read the news release.