13th Annual December BackPack Campaign

Let’s do something incredible for our community…TOGETHER. Our 13th annual December BackPack Campaign will not only provide essential funding for WFDD, it will ensure that our most vulnerable children have the food they need. One gift to WFDD = one backpack of food for a child in our region at risk of hunger. Learn more or click one of the buttons below to make your gift now.

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3:11pm Dec 02, 2021
Environment Environment

Pilot Mountain fire caused by campfire

The cause of the fire that’s consumed more than 1,000 acres and continues to burn on Pilot Mountain has been discovered.

Call to Mind Live: Dispatches from Within - Youth Speak Out

The youth mental health crisis is on everyone’s mind; as families, care providers, and educators ask what they can do, who better to hear from than the students experiencing these struggles? Join us on Friday, December 10th, at 3pm for a student-led program covering the mental health issues teens face today, and hear about them straight from the source. Registration is free.

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Local
3:53pm Dec 01, 2021
Politics & Government Politics & Government Crime

NC inmate safety, juvenile justice changes begin Wednesday

Some North Carolina laws that took effect on Wednesday are designed to protect expectant mothers behind bars, keep more elementary school-age children accused of misdeeds out of court and force pol

National
World
4:47pm Dec 02, 2021
World News World News Education

New Delhi is closing schools as it tries to deal with air pollution

Kids in Delhi, India, have been indoors for 20 months –- first for COVID, now for smog beyond four times what's safe. Officials have installed towers to filter it, but scientists say they don't work.

WFDD Virtual Community Conversations

Covering COVID-19 vaccines, race, education, and more, our reporters are always on the lookout for experts that can help us make sense of everything currently going on in our lives. View recordings of past events and suggest topics for future ones.

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