Craven County and New Bern Non-profits Celebrate Giving Tuesday!

We had the pleasure of meeting New Bern and Craven County non-profits at the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce this morning. Through a special initiative led by Tharesa Lee, Program Chair for the Chamber’s Non-profit council, members of local non-profits put a face to their non-profits.

Non-profits are the backbone of every community and we are so fortunate for everything they do on a daily basis. Personally, I believe that they should be recognized for their volunteerism everyday!

Tharesa pointed out an important fact, “Black Friday is over, while some deals remain! Cyber Monday is over, while some deals remain!‪#‎GIVINGTUESDAY is here and will never be over or done, because the needs of others will always be before us. While we hope and pray that everyone will be or become self-sufficient or in a position to help themselves, life tends to throw one or two curveballs in everyone’s life and we find ourselves in need of #GIVINGTUESDAY ! Pay it forward today by giving of your time, talent and treasures!”

Please think about giving year-round vs. waiting until we have a crisis and react.

Check out the above video to see members of our local non-profit and hear what Tharesa Lee; Kevin Roberts, President of the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce; and Mayor Dana Outlaw had to say.

Kudos goes out to all volunteers, board members, and these agencies for all they do. Think about giving your “Time, Talent, and/or Treasures”. As the saying goes, it takes a village!

Please support our non-profits and make a difference in the lives of others. You never know if you’ll need help one day.

For more information, please visit New Bern GIV3’s Facebook page.

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