Riders start the 1st day of the New Year off by giving back to the needy. Several different groups and indipendent riders gather from all over the surrounding counties to come out and support the Onslow County Annual Polar Bear Ride each year which helps out the Onslow Community Soup Kitchen and raise money for CMA's Run for the Son missions outreach....
During the evening of Monday, December 10, Onslow County Schools collected money for Christmas Cheer at an area McDonalds. In addition 20% of sales that evening benefit the Christmas Cheer program. This annual event is organized and publicized by Onslow County Schools and is a huge help each year to the Christmas Cheer program.
Onslow County Christmas Cheer is low on donations but high on applications this year. Christmas Cheer helps provide the children of needy families with toys for Christmas, as well as a week's worth of meals. Last year, the program helped more than 3,000 children, and this year, the calls are pouring in. "We're getting lots of calls from people that are in...
The Empty Bowls Project Onslow was held November 2 at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center. Lead organizers were Maria L. Donaty-Gurba and Leah Filomena. This pictures shows Ms. Donaty-Gurba presenting a donation to the Outreach Board of Directors.
Volunteers from the Soup Kitchen escorted the Soup Kitchen truck in Veterans Day parade.