Category: Volunteers

A Heart for Making a Difference
Jennifer Grosswald and Lara Wilson have been friends for many years, but when they joined the same book club as Deena Dreyfuss, the three ladies soon discovered they had more [...]
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It Starts with Showing Up
When Trip and Jacqui moved to Grandfather Mountain permanently, they knew they wanted to be more involved at Crossnore. At a lunch with Brett where they expressed their desire to [...]
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Volunteer Spotlight – Judy White
Judy White exudes a deep humility and a tender sweetness when you meet her. She has a lot to say about her time spent volunteering but doesn’t much like the [...]
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Investing Your Heart
When grown kids fly the nest, many people start making big plans - plans to remodel the house, take that vacation, buy that new car, or relocate to somewhere sunny [...]
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Volunteer Spotlight – Mark Serosky
Mark Serosky has spent his life in service to others and he’s doing the same in his retirement by investing in the children of Crossnore. Mark served as the County Parks and Recreation [...]
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Local Missions
The popularity of staying local (“stay-cation” vacations, farm-to-table dinners. etc.) is on the rise. And more people are discovering that you don’t have to leave the country to have the mission trip [...]
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Volunteer Spotlight – Donna McNeil
Volunteers are vital to any nonprofit organization. They are also great ambassadors for the organization and its cause. That’s exactly who Donna McNeil is. Donna is a member of the [...]
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And the Winner is… (Part III)
BB&T’s Lighthouse Project provides financial support and manpower to the community by giving BB&T employees the opportunity to nominate, vote on and ultimately volunteer with local charities. Since the launch [...]
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And the Winner is… (Part II of III)
BB&T’s Lighthouse Project provides financial support and manpower to the community by giving BB&T employees the opportunity to nominate, vote on and ultimately volunteer with local charities. Since the launch [...]
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And the Winner is… (Part I of III)
BB&T’s Lighthouse Project provides financial support and manpower to the community by giving BB&T employees the opportunity to nominate, vote on, and ultimately volunteer with local charities. Since the launch [...]
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Racism is Trauma

Crossnore School & Children’s Home exists to be a sanctuary for children and their families and racism destroys sanctuary. Racism is trauma and is part of systemic community trauma that has long term negative impacts on people and communities of color. Crossnore believes that black lives matter, and we are committed to building an anti-racist organization and supporting the development of racial equity in our communities. 

To read more about Crossnore's stance on racial equity, the Board of Trustee's Anti-Racist Statement, and to find other resources, please click HERE

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