When members of the student council at Vienna Elementary School in Pfafftown, NC, wanted to work on a project that would help others, they decided to help new moms and babies by participating in the Community Baby Shower, hosted by FOX8 and A Cleaner World. The idea was very popular among the student body that quickly collected enough items [...]
Thanks to FOX8 viewers and our friends at A Cleaner World, the Community Baby Shower is going to bless a lot of local moms and babies in need. Reporter Katie Nordeen introduces interviews one of those moms at Sarah Y. Austin Head Start.
Family Services foster mom Amy Sharp has cared for 60 babies who have lived their first hours, days, and sometimes months in the gap of transition to a forever home with their birth mother or an adopting family. Over 30 years, with time off to care for her own children including two adopted daughters, Sharp has [...]
Family Services will distribute donations to mothers and babies in its service community. Every year, thousands of babies are born into poverty in the Piedmont. And every year, countless new mothers face the challenge of welcoming a newborn into a home that is financially unprepared. That’s why FOX8 and ‘A Cleaner World’ have teamed up [...]
"Brenda Leon is the kind of mom I truly admire," says FOX8/WGHP anchor Katie Nordeen. "Brenda's husband works full-time in Raleigh during the week, and to say she has her hands full with two (adorable!) boys would be an understatement. Brenda is grateful she had the basics, such as diapers and clothes, when her son [...]