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Make a Wish Foundation of Eastern North Carolina
The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Eastern North Carolina has one purpose- to grant wishes to children between the ages from of 2 1/2 and 18 with life-threatening medical conditions. The benefits of wish fulfillment are many and varied. Though it is difficult to measure the effect a wish has on a child, we believe that while doctors provide the medicine, the Make-A-Wish Foundation provides the magic.
Mallarme Chamber Players
Mallarmé Chamber Players is a nationally acclaimed ensemble of professional musicians, performing in mixed ensembles of three to seven artists. Mallarmé’s mission is to perform music among friends that serves to honor the artists and the art of chamber music, to expand cultural awareness, and to build bridges in the community through education and performance.
Manbites Dog Theater Company
Manbites Dog Theater is a professional, nonprofit theater serving the Triangle area. The purpose of Manbites Dog Theater is to produce new and challenging theatrical events; showcase and nurture developing playwrights, directors, actors, and artists; facilitate cross-disciplinary and cross-community projects; and help strengthen this region's theatrical community.
March of Dimes - Birth Defect Foundation
The mission of the March of Dimes Birth Defect Foundation is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. We carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies' lives. March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight.
Markham Chapel Community Outreach Program
Markham Chapel began a tutorial program to assist students K - 12 with homework and concepts studied in class when they have difficulty.
Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, NC
The Masonic Home for Chldren at Oxford, formerly Oxford Orphanage, is committed to providing moral and spritual guidance, academic success, physical supervision, medical care, and related needs for children in a devoted and caring environment.
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels of Durham, Inc. is a non-profit agency committed to enhancing the quality of life for eligible homebound adults in our community. Their mission is to serve the elderly, frail, disabled, convalescing and others who cannot provide proper nutrition for themselves. Dedicated volunteers deliver lunches to our clients each weekday, with the objective to improve the nutritional status and health of these individuals. It is our goal that this combination of nutritious meals and social contact will help our clients to remain independent as long as possible.
Mental Health Association of Durham
The state's largest private, non-profit mental health organization addressing advocacy, education and service. Their mission is to promote mental health, prevent mental disorders & eliminate discrimination against people with mental disorders. They reach to accomplish these goals through community advocacy, education, and service.
The Methodist Retirement Homes, Inc.
The Methodist Retirement Community provides a caring and compassionate living environment for elderly individuals who wish to live in a community of faith, provides support for elderly in the greater community, and provides education to the larger community concerning aging issues.
Middle School Afterschool Program - SOS Program
Knowing that middle school students typically spend after-school hours unsupervised and univolved in their communities at a key time in their lives characterized by high energy, a striving for self definition, and a need to prove their personal competence in a variety of areas, the SOS program believes that the after-school program should provide all middle school students ths opportunity to enhance their academic progress, skills and interests.
Montessori Children's House of Durham
The Montessori Children's House provides a quality Montessori education for preschool through sixth grade. The Montessori model is based on the tenet that children are motivated by a natural curiosity for learning and a desire to participate in activities that use their senses, muscles, and intellect.
Mt. Sylvan Preschool
Mt. Sylvan provides quality preschool care for Durham children.
Murdoch Center Foundation
The Murdoch Center Foundation is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to education, training, research, information dissemination, and professional development in the field of mental retardation.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
The Muscular Dystrophy associatino is a voluntary health agency working to defeat neuromuscular diseases through research, comprehensive services, and public health education.