December 13, 2022

Smart Start of Davie County Wins $10,000 in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards!

Congratulations to Smart Start of Davie County for winning a $10,000 award in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards! A check presentation was held on Thursday, December 1, 2022, during Smart Start’s open house celebrating its 25th anniversary.  Smart Start of Davie County serves children ages birth to five with a mission of ensuring that young children enter kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed in school and beyond. Since opening its doors on  November 24, 1997, Smart Start has reached over 1,000 children a year through its various programs.  During the presentation, Jenna Stottler, Triad Kids Dental community relations specialist, shared […]
November 29, 2022

IGNITE DAVIE College Promise Attracts Statewide Attention 

IGNITE DAVIE College Promise is changing the trajectory for Davie County students by offering them the opportunity to continue their education and training at Davidson-Davie Community College (DDCC) without incurring debt. That inspiring commitment is attracting statewide attention. IGNITE DAVIE was recently detailed in an article by EdNC and will be featured on an episode of PBS North Carolina’s program ncIMPACT sometime early next year.  “IGNITE DAVIE is impacting the lives of our students and their families.  We are impacting the vitality of our community, the success of our employers, and the prosperity of our future generations!” said Carolyn McManamy, […]
November 17, 2022

Help “Flag” the Tree of Honor and Support Davie County Veterans

A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom will be located at Mocksville’s Main Street Park and will be on display throughout the 2022 holiday season. The Goal is to Fill the Entire Tree With Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will be placed on the tree to represent a designated service person. The contributions will be presented to the Davie County Hero’s Fund for local veteran services. How to Honor/Remember a Service Member Make your $1 tax-deductible contribution payable to Historic Davie. Forms are available at the […]
October 31, 2022

Vote for Smart Start of Davie County to Win $10,000 in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards!

A minute of your time could change a child’s life! Smart Start of Davie County is excited to announce that it is in the running with eight other local nonprofit organizations to win a $10,000 award in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards. Smart Start of Davie County is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that serves to ensure that young children enter kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed in school and beyond. Since opening its doors in November of 1997, Smart Start has reached over 1,000 children a year through its various programs. “Our Mission is to connect the community through programs […]
October 17, 2022
Family Promise Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge Fundraiser

Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge Raises Awareness of Family Homelessness

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 22, 2022. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that raises awareness for families experiencing homelessness. Family Promise of Davie County along with 200+ other Affiliates nationwide will be participating in the event. Night Without a Bed participants are asked to sleep anywhere without a bed for one night: cars, a tent, a treehouse, living room floor, a couch, etc., and use […]
October 10, 2022
Tacky Sweater contest winners stand in colorful sweaters

A Promise of Christmas

Put on your tacky Christmas sweater and get into the holiday spirit at Family Promise of Davie County’s annual fundraiser, A Promise of Christmas! Join them at The Farm at Oak Hill on November 19th from 6-9 p.m. The evening will consist of catered food, a tacky Christmas sweater contest, and a silent/live auction. ​All funds raised will support the work they do to address the issue of family homelessness. Family Promise provides prevention services before families reach crisis, shelter and case management when they become homeless, and stabilization programs once they have secured housing to ensure they remain independent. […]
June 1, 2022

Vote for Family Promise of Davie County to Win $10,000 in Triad Kids Dental’s First Caring4Community Awards!

A minute of your time could change a local family’s life! Family Promise of Davie County is excited to have made it through the nomination phase and into the voting period in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards. “We are in the running with 8 other triad nonprofit organizations to win a $10,000 award,” explained FPDC Executive Director Lisa Foster, noting that $10,000 would prevent homelessness for 20 local families in Davie County.  Since opening its doors in 2017, FPDC has served over 1,000 parents and children through its shelter, transitional housing, and emergency financial assistance programs.  “Our mission is to […]
May 12, 2022

Local Charities in Davie County, Apply for Funding from Scott Bader  

If you are a registered charity in Davie County, you can apply for a grant from one of Mocksville’s newest residents; employee-owned company, Scott Bader. Apply here: https://www.scottbader.com/humanity/scott-bader-commonwealth/how-to-access-funds/ Scott Bader Donates at Least 5% of Profits Scott Bader is proud to be in Mocksville, having recently invested $16 million in a new state-of-the-art facility located at 212 Quality Drive in the SouthPoint Business Park. The company is employee-owned, their unique structure means the company shares are held by a registered charity: The Scott Bader Commonwealth. More than $500,000 Donated in 2021 Due to their charitable status, every year Scott Bader […]
April 26, 2022

Family Promise Day of Giving to Raise Funds and Awareness to Support Local Families

On the day that her third child was born with severe health issues, Julie* began a chapter of her life that she never imagined having to write. The single mom had a good job, but medical expenses and time away from work caring for a sick child caused her to get behind on rent. With nowhere to go, the family lived with family/friends until entering the Family Promise of Davie County shelter program. Thankfully, after 98 days in the shelter, Julie’s family was able to once again move into their own home.  With more than 40% of Americans a mere $400 […]