2020 American Cancer Society Relay for Life

2020 American Cancer Society Relay for Life The 2020 Relay for Life of Guilford County will be held Friday, May 15th at Western Guilford High School.  This event is the signature fundraiser of the American Cancer Society.  It is also the biggest fundraising event in the country.  Members of the community come together for one night of remembering and celebrating those who have been touched by cancer.  Teams are formed, and fundraising takes place to raise money and awareness for cancer research.  Last year, Relay for Life raised over $205,000 in Guilford County.  The event will begin with an Opening
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The Triad Health Project

The Triad Health Project – Beads Bash by Jessica Thompson In regards to one of Greensboro’s exceptional programs, The Triad Health Project is one which started in 1986 providing practical support to those living with HIV/AIDS. I had the pleasure of speaking with Adriana Adams, who is most certainly passionate about her role in the non-profit, community-based organization. What is the Triad Health Project and the part it plays in our community you may ask? The Triad Health Project, also known as THP, (who partners with The United Way), provides free HIV prevention services, free HIV and STI testing, free
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Cone Heart Care Team Annual Heart and Vascular Patient Care Benefit

Cone Heart Care Team Annual Heart and Vascular Patient Care Benefit On Friday, November 8th, join the Cone Heart Care Team as they host the 3rd Annual Heart and Vascular Patient Care Benefit. This fund was organized in 2016 for patients of the Cone Health Heart and Vascular Center. Physicians, PAs, nurses and social workers all knew that a missed appointment often meant more than a patient forgetting to come. Their experience taught them to look deeper for answers. Many patients face struggles with day to day living. These struggles can make getting to an appointment impossible. The healthcare providers
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Greensboro Walk/Run for Autism

Each summer at Camp Royall, Tommy Guthrie Johnson is all grins and giggles as he enjoys swimming, hiking, digging in the garden, and singing camp songs, silly motions and all. Tommy, who is 14, is “complex,” said his mother, Megan Johnson. “He’s so challenging but so funny and smart and cuddly and loveable.” Megan adopted Tommy when he was 2, and he was soon diagnosed with autism. He had experienced trauma, had no safety awareness, and was aggressive toward other children. He also is diagnosed with apraxia and did not communicate verbally. Tommy required 24-hour supervision. At the Autism Society
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