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Christmas Trees Needed ASAP!

‘Tis the Season for Giving! We are asking everyone for help! We need to gather 6-7 foot, artificial, PRE-LIT, new or gently used Christmas trees. These trees are needed for Baskerville Elementary’s Festival of Trees. We are asking everyone to check their attics and garages for any trees they no longer want. Please call 252-985-4300  … Read more

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Volunteer Monthly Spotlight

Here at DEPC, volunteers help us out daily! We rely on volunteers to help events run smoothly, help with various tasks as needed in the office, to become advocates for DEPC and so much more! Since we have so many amazing volunteers that dedicate their time for us, we have started the “Volunteer Monthly Spotlight!”  … Read more

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DEPC’s 2015 Annual Report

We are proud to share with you our 2015 Annual Report “Growing Happy, Healthy, Hopeful Children.” We hope you will enjoy reading about the impact we made together in the lives of young children and their families. DEPC 2015 Annual Report


Fun Fact Friday!

Fun Fact Friday is here! Did you know that DEPC currently serves almost 700 children through our childcare subsidy programs, NC Pre-K & Scholarship?! That’s a lot of children! If you or someone you know needs child care, has limited income, and has a child that turned 4 years old by August 31st, contact DEPC! Funding  … Read more


Dealing with Disobedience: A Triple P Discussion Group

Parenting is not always easy!  Is your child ever disobedient? Come learn positive parenting tips to help make parenting a little easier! Come join us on Wednesday, November 18th from 5:30-8:00 pm for our Triple P Discussion Group and talk with parents and caregivers just like you! Free child care, prizes, and dinner will be  … Read more


Thinking About Going Back to School?

East Carolina University will be offering a Master of Public Administration degree here in Rocky Mount! This is a perfect opportunity for professionals working in nonprofits and/or public management. There will be an information session Tuesday, December 8 from 6:30-7:30pm located at the Gateway Technology Center at the NC Wesleyan College. Contact Dr. Carmine Scavo, Director  … Read more

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Upcoming Community Events

Need something to do? Feel like there aren’t many options of fun things to do in Rocky Mount? Take a look at these community events, courtesy of Nash County Cooperative Extension. Community Events- Nov 2015 (002)


Nonprofit Awareness Month

November 1st marks the start of Nonprofit Awareness Month! Did you know that the nonprofit industry is the third largest in the United States? Did you know that 1 in 10 jobs in NC is a nonprofit job? Nonprofit organizations strive to to make a difference in their communities. They desire to see and make  … Read more

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Ready Communities Specialist Position

  Job Opening Alert! DEPC is looking to fill the Ready Communities Specialist Position. This is a full time position. This position requires the individual to have a desire to continue DEPC’s mission of launching every child as a life-long learner by the end of the third grade. The Ready Communities Specialist position does take the individual  … Read more

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Keep the Lights on After School!

Lights on After School is a campaign movement to spread awareness about support for after school programs. These programs help to create lifelong learners! After school programs give working parents the peace of mind that their children are safe, continuing to learn, and are able to have fun.