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Lutheran Services Carolinas announces SearStone grant awards

  (Salisbury, NC) – The SearStone/Lutheran Services Carolinas Community Benefit Committee has announced Wake County area grant awards of $290,500, benefiting 12 organizations. The awards bring the total for calendar year 2017 to more than half a million dollars. Award recipients include the following: Transitions LifeCare, Raleigh, $60,000; Meals on Wheels Wake County, Raleigh, $55,000;… Read more »

Triangle Family Services Receives $100,000 Matching Grant to Expand Mental Health Services

Local Nonprofit Is Among The First Triangle-Based Organizations To Receive A Grant From The Leon Levine Foundation  RALEIGH, N.C. – Triangle Family Services, an 80-year-old nonprofit dedicated to building a stronger community by strengthening the family, has received a $100,000 matching grant from The Leon Levine Foundation. Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 28, the foundation will match… Read more »

Let’s work together to solve the Triangle’s mental health crisis

Our area’s mental health challenges have reached the tipping point for all agencies involved. A summit held Oct. 19 by Wake County leaders found that many residents have unfulfilled needs. Sheriff Donnie Harrison said the situation is so dire that the county jails serve as our No. 1 mental health facility. We need to change… Read more »

Putting an End to Domestic Violence

In the United States, more than 10 million women and men experience intimate partner violence in a given year; an additional 10 million children are exposed to domestic violence. Between July 2015 and June 2016, there were 13,665 domestic violence calls in the 16-county region comprising the Triangle – over 5,000 of them from Wake… Read more »

Triangle Family Services receives $270,000 from The Duke Endowment

Raleigh, NC: Triangle Family Services has received a $270,000 3-year grant from The Duke Endowment to fund expanded mental health services for local families.   The Endowment grant will be used to address the immediate pipeline of referred clients and their direct family members through the addition of two trained licensed clinical therapists serving TFS… Read more »

Protecting our Elders from Financial Scams

Everyone is vulnerable to financial scams, but seniors and retirees are especially targeted. The sad truth is that as we grow older and build our financial portfolios through income, steady savings, and investments, we become a target for fraudsters. Almost one of five Americans over the age of 65 – nearly seven million seniors –… Read more »

TFS Bands Together in 2018

  Raleigh, N.C. (Nov. 3, 2016) – Band Together NC, a Triangle-based organization that uses live music as a platform for social change, has announced Triangle Family Services as its 2018 nonprofit partner. Triangle Family Services utilizes proven interventions to deliver compassionate client centered services that support a safe, secure and stable community. Together, the… Read more »

TFS Named Bank of America’s First Triangle Neighborhood Builder

Bank of America has announced Triangle Family Services as a 2016 Neighborhood Builder. The nonprofit is being recognized for its work in strengthening families and serving as a critical safety net for the community, which in turn, supports the sustainable growth of the Triangle economy. Through Neighborhood Builders (#NeighborhoodBuilders), the bank provides nonprofits with a… Read more »

Raleigh Hall of Fame

Nine individuals, two groups join Raleigh Hall of Fame By: Thad Ogburn togburn@newsobserver.com   RALEIGH A leading horticulturalist, a champion in fighting hunger and the only Raleigh native to be elected governor of North Carolina are among the 2016 inductees to the Raleigh Hall of Fame. The hall, now in its 12th year, inducted nine… Read more »