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Volunteer Interest and Information Session

Have you been looking for ways to get involved? Do you want to give back to your community but aren't sure where to start? We can help with that! Join us at our Volunteer Interest and Information Session on Monday, November 12 at 6:00pm to learn how you can help give...

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25th Anniversary Gala Rescheduled for March 2, 2019

The Gala is back on! Join us in Raleigh, NC on March 2, 2019 for the Smart Start 25th Gala with a special presentation and performance by... This is going to be a wonderful celebration with live music, circus performers, VIP guests, a video message from Governor...

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Your Chance to Shop for GOOD | July 12-19

With just a couple of clicks you can help us get the items we need to keep doing our critical work! Since schools closed in March due to COVID-19, over 1.2 billion children have been displaced from classrooms globally. From a local perspective, this means many...

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MECK Pre-K | Drive-Thru Registration Event

Special Announcement!MECK Pre-K is hosting socially distant registration events for June! They offer high-quality pre-kindergarten available to qualified children. It is County-funded and FREE of charge.

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