2017 – Giving Party, November 30th

We are thrilled to be hosting the 11th Giving Party in the Durham / Chapel Hill area and we can’t wait to see our friends and Give Until It Feels Good!

We have 4 recipients this year all serving our local community in important ways.


Boomerang strives to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline by providing alternative-to-suspension and after school programming for middle and high school students in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Orange County Schools.

El Centro Hispano works to strengthen the community, build bridges and advocate for equity and inclusion for Hispanics/Latinos in the Triangle Area of North Carolina.

Families Moving Forward provides families with children a stable, safe and loving environment while they are in the temporary crisis of homelessness.

Orange Literacy helps adults reach their education, employment and life goals by providing free, flexible instruction in reading, writing, basic math, English, computer skills and GED preparation.

2017 Hosts: Karen Jooste, Erin Schwie Langston, Carrie Norry, Allison Polish, Heidi Tyson