Autumn has arrived and the holidays will be here before we know it. Between all the cookie making and checking items off our gift list, a great way to positively impact another life and make a difference in the community is by volunteering. Whether donating your time at a soup kitchen, sponsoring a local family, helping deliver meals or giving non-perishable items to a local food pantry, there are a number of ways to connect our families to the greater Wilmington community. But the volunteering doesn’t have to be limited to the season of giving, below is a list of ways to give year-round.

Brunswick County – Volunteer Opportunities. This county site is a great resource for volunteer opportunities from fire departments and schools to food pantries and animal shelters To everything in-between.

Community Boys & Girls Club of Wilmington. Help shape great futures by helping young people reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.

LINC. LINC’s mission is to educate and motivate youth to make positive life choices and to empower men and women returning from incarceration to be productive members of our community.

Rise Up Community Farm. Help plant hope in the community by cultivating the land, educating, and nourishing neighbors, and empowering local youth.

Novant Health NHRMC. Volunteers are essential to the mission of delivering a remarkable patient experience, and the medical center has many areas to get involved.

Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard. Completely volunteer-run, this non-profit serves the community as a food pantry and soup kitchen.

Cape Fear Volunteer Center. Matching volunteers with meaningful service opportunities in the Cape Fear region.

Volunteers are an invaluable asset to our community, and we appreciate all that you do to help our neighbors in need. If you are looking to get involved and call Wilmington home, stay up-to-date on the latest happenings in The Bluffs by tuning into our Facebook page! We look forward to your visit to our stunning riverside community where you can purchase your dream home.