Community Spotlight

  Community Spotlight: Non-profit helps families navigate early childhood development

Smart Start of New Hanover County helps guide children on the path to success

  COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington Woman’s Club

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington Woman’s Club

  COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Non-profit finds jobs for people looking for employment

StepUp Wilmington is a non profit organization that finds jobs for people in the Wilmington area.

  Community Spotlight: Save A Vet Now works to raise awareness and prevent veteran suicide

Only a year old, Save A Vet Now is partnering with Coastal Horizons to offer free resources for veteran.

  Community Spotlight: Non-profit works with young adults to raise healthy children and prevent unplanned pregnancies

Volunteers at Samara’s Village work to teach young parent how to raise a healthy child amid alarming teen pregnancy rate in Brunswick County.

  Community Spotlight: LINC, Inc. continues turning setbacks into comebacks after 20 years

The Wilmington based non-profit works to empower men and women, who were previously incarcerated, to become productive members of the community.

  Brandon's Battle helps families fighting childhood cancer

A children’s hospital became Brandon’s home away from home

  Deputy in the right place at the right time received recognition

It was one man’s very lucky day when a Columbus County sheriff’s deputy passed by his house.

  3rd grade teacher's Donors Choose project to buy Legos to help teach math is fully funded

Gambill would like to use the Legos for multiplication, fractions and problem solving.

  Community Classroom: Hula Hoops for students at Snipes Academy

Mrs Clare's Donors Choose project is to get hula hoops for children to learn different historical dances.

  Cape Fear Elementary seeks support from Donors Choose through Community Classroom

Teacher at Cape Fear Elementary seeks funding through Donors Choose Project

  Community Classroom returns to support school project needs

Teacher from Porters Neck Elementary wants donations for sketch books to help students express themselves

  Community classroom coverage returns to WECT

Go to wect.com/community to submit your Donors Choose project request

  Save a Vet Now is one of many non-profits struggling because of the pandemic

Every year, more than 6,000 veterans commit suicide. As if that number wasn’t alarming enough, more veteran lives are lost to suicide than are lost in combat.

  Community Spotlight: Save A Vet Now works to raise awareness and prevent veteran suicide

Only a year old, Save A Vet Now is partnering with Coastal Horizons to offer free resources for veteran.

  Community Spotlight: Non-profit works with young adults to raise healthy children and prevent unplanned pregnancies

Volunteers at Samara’s Village work to teach young parent how to raise a healthy child amid alarming teen pregnancy rate in Brunswick County.