Good deeds: We share these to inspire you and to give you hope.
April 7 Trinity Missionary Baptist Church (1086 Hwy 111 S. Goldsboro) will be distributing one bag of nonperishable food per car from 5:30 to 6:45 pm.
The City of Goldsboro will light the Holly Street Water Tower during the COVID-19 State of Emergency as a symbol of hope.
Franklin Bread Company donated loaves of bread to 4 Day Movement. They were able to distribute the bread and share with Community Soup Kitchen.
Pine Forest United Methodist Church held a drive for the Community Soup Kitchen.
Goldsboro firefighters are sharing videos of them reading stories on Facebook. They hope to continue reading stories and expand the program to include skits and general fire safety education tips.
Homefront Room Revival is sewing fabric masks for healthcare workers.
An anonymous “good deed doer” decorated the windows at Eagle’s Pointe assisted living facility.
Vailhouse Oyster Bar and Grille and P.T.’s Old Fashioned Grill made bagged lunches for the Community Soup Kitchen
Sydney’s Book Club provided the Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro with 400 books to distribute to children living in their properties.
The Sheetz in Rosewood (2829 US HWY 70 W. Goldsboro) is providing free bagged kids meals all day, while supplies last. Meals include a turkey sandwich, chips and a drink. Families should ask an employee at the register for the meal.
Starbucks donated pastries to Wayne UNC Healthcare and is providing free coffee to medical workers.
Literacy Connections is offering Story Time online at 7:00 pm on their Facebook page: facebook.com/literacyconnectionsofwaynecounty
Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County is offering virtual programs for Club members. Parents must complete an online consent form before kids can participate. Learn more at bgcwayne.org/online
March 27 Bridgepoint Civil and Aaron's Restaurant are partnering to donate and deliver meals to our community's elderly and disabled people.
March 31 Trinity Missionary Baptist Church (1086 Hwy 111 S. Goldsboro) will be distributing one bag of nonperishable food per car from 5:30 to 6:45 pm.
Great Harvest Bread donated lunch for the kids and staff at Small World Day Care.
Rebuilding Broken Places continues to feed 300+ children each weekday with the help of the Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro.
Starbucks surprised essential personnel at the Salvation Army and the Goldsboro Police Department with some special treats.
Wayne County Public Schools continues to operate 10 feeding sites for children with breakfast and lunch. Now going to an everyday schedule (except Spring break April 10 to 17). The Goldsboro Family YMCA continues to serve as the transportation partner taking the food to those who have no transportation to pick up the food.
March 21 the Goldsboro Elks Lodge (#139) partnered with the Salvation Army to make over 50 emergency non-perishable food boxes and hygiene bags.
Sydney’s Book Club partnered with Trinity Missionary Baptist Church so that families picking up non-perishable food can also receive books for their children.
Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne and a Dudley resident was able to donate unopened medical supplies to Wayne UNC Health Care.
The Dollar General on Patetown Road made gift bags for seniors who were regular customers. The bags contained personal hygiene items.
Goldsboro Rotary made donations to both the Salvation Army and the United Way of Wayne County to help with the COVID-19 response.
The Purple Turtle Workshops in Mount Olive offered more than 150 free unfinished puzzles for kids to paint while they are out of school.
New Hope Friends will provide one hot meal and one bagged lunch per person March 24, March 25 and March 27 from 5:00 PM-6:00 PM. Their address is 4451 Hwy 70 East. Goldsboro.
March 24 Trinity Missionary Baptist Church will be distributing one bag of nonperishable food per car from 5:30-6:45 PM. Their address is 1086 Hwy 111 S. Goldsboro.
Wayne County Center of NC Cooperative Extension is partnering with food distribution sites to provide educational resources and recipes to families picking up food.
Rebuilding Broken Places continues to feed 300+ children each weekday and Wayne County Public Schools continues to operate 10 feeding sites.
March 24 Trinity Missionary Baptist Church will be distributing one bag of nonperishable food per car from 5:30-6:45 PM. Their address is 1086 Hwy 111 S. Goldsboro
4 Day Movement, in partnership with Cornerstone Church, Barnes Jewelers, and Movement Mortgage, will be delivering Food with Favor boxes that contain food, inspirational sayings, and personal hygiene items
Franklin Bakery donated bread to the Salvation Army which they were able to deliver to Kirkwood Retirement Community.
March 16 Bethel Church, Ken’s BBQ and K &W Cafeteria partnered together to feed medical staff and families in nearby communities. They are also collecting greeting cards for rehab and nursing homes.
March 18 and 19 Thank you to everyone who donated to Fill the Pantries (aka: Fill the Theatre) at The Salvation Army and Community Soup Kitchen
March 18 Trinity Missionary Baptist Church ( 1086 Hwy 111 South) held a non-perishable food distribution at their church. and will hold another pick-up service on March 24th from 5:30 to 6:45 pm.
New Hope Friends provided meals March 18 and will provide one hot meal and one bagged lunch per person March 20, March 24, March 25 and March 27 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. They are also providing meals to first responders in Wayne County and are accepting food and monetary donations to continue this service. The address is 4451 Hwy 70 East. Goldsboro.
The Salvation Army is collecting and distributing non-perishable food and supports the needs of families with Backpack Buddies.
Wayne County Public Schools and Rebuilding Broken Places are continuing to operate feeding sites for children.
Sydney’s Book Club partnered with Make a Difference Pantry and Rebuilding Broken places to distribute books along with the bagged meals for children.
Goldsboro Family YMCA staff started providing transportation of meals for families who were unable to get to the transportation site. Families needing assistance in this manner should continue to call UWWC at 919-735-3591.
Goldsboro Housing Authority staff are delivering meals to the children living in their properties.
Literacy Connections has moved their Little Free Library outside and encourages visitors to take a free book, puzzle or coloring book. 2001 E. Ash St- Building D Goldsboro.
Wayne County Public Library is offering a curbside library. Please call 919-735-1824 for details.
Make a Difference Pantry continues to serve and distribute food in the Mount Olive area. For more information, call 919-252-2696
53 childcare centers remain open in the community.
Wayne Pregnancy Center is operating as a crisis center for families with babies. For more information, please call 919-583-9330.
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