New Day is here to help as much as possible as the COVID-19 pandemic persists and to serve the general needs of the community through volunteering, supplying donated items, and with direct monetary support. We are committed to connecting you to local resources for assistance or for contributing to agencies or causes making a true difference in the lives of others.
For the Triangle NC region, listed below are links to the websites of a few organizations and other sources providing help to families and children and our most at-risk populations.
Chatham Habitat for Humanity
Chatham Habitat provides safe and affordable homes for residents in the Chatham County area. Use this link for details on applying or for making a contribution.
Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC
The Food Bank is ensuring those who are most vulnerable in our communities are cared for and receive the food they need. Click here for help with getting food or for ways to donate.
Book Harvest is providing free books to children and families to support learning at home. Visit their website for distribution details.
Durham Public Schools Foundation
DPSF is making sure our kids have meals and the academic resources they need. Donate to help here.
North Carolina Botanical Garden
Though its indoor spaces are closed, the NC Botanical Garden’s nature preserves are currently open. Perfect for some outdoor learning and enjoyment (while maintaining physical distancing). Click here for more details.
Help for Seniors
Here’s a list from wral.com to help seniors get prescriptions and groceries: https://www.wral.com/list-of-resources-to-help-seniors-get-groceries-and-prescriptions/19015969/
Schooling at Home: Resources for Parents and Students
The School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shares these tips for keeping students engaged in their at-home learning: https://ed.unc.edu/2020/03/15/schooling-at-home-resources-for-parents-and-students/
Educational Assistance: Knowing the Language
Educator Evon Barnes provides specialized packets designed to help parents with the language connected with education in the U.S. Links, graphics and other helpful advice are included for aiding with successful transition from one year to the next. Contact Evon via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a packet.
If we can assist in connecting you to other resources or if we may support you in managing your philanthropic efforts, please contact us. Thank you for supporting our mission to give, serve, and love. #2020Forward . . .