May 3rd - Give Local 757: www.givelocal757.org
A local 24 hour day of giving organized by three area community foundations. We hope we can reach beyond our normal core group of donors and engage those interested in supporting specifically our youth. The objective is to use the funds raised to support a high school delegation to Greifswald, Germany in June 2017.
- Just 24 hours to give - donation period end May 3rd at midnight!
- The minimum donation that can be made is $10 - no maximum donation
- Only nonprofits in the 757 area code with a 501c3 status can participate in the event
- Each gift is 100% tax-deductible.
May 7th - Annual Children’s Festival of Friends at Newport News Park; 10am to 5pm FREE parking for volunteers – get a pass from Kate.
Volunteer for a few hours and help the children learn some international flags or assist them with this year’s craft.
May 21st - 2nd Annual World Arts Celebration; FREE – 4pm -9 pm
Volunteers needed throughout the day to assist with exhibitions and to talk to those attending the festival about our exchange program. Each Sister City will be represented - Japan, China, Germany and France. We also will have the local Bonsai Club join us again to display their art. more at
May 18 to 26 - Citizen Delegation Visits Greifswald, Germany!
A delegation of 11 citizens will spend a week in Greifswald living with local families and learning about the people and culture. You missed out on this opportunity...BUT, you too can become a "Citizen Diplomat" and join us on our next outgoing delegation! Download an application from our website: www.sistercities-nn.com