Edgecombe County Summer Feeding Press Release

  Edgecombe County Public Schools is working to make sure that no children in Edgecombe County go hungry when school is closed this summer. Over 5500 children a day in Edgecombe County receive free meals during the school year, but many of these children do not get enough to eat when school is out.  The  … Read more

Save the Date – State of the Child Luncheon

David Joyner to Provide Luncheon Keynote Please join us as we end our annual Week of the Young Child Celebration with a luncheon on Friday, April 28 at 12:00 p.m. at DEPC. This year features Rocky Mount’s own, David Joyner as the keynote. We are excited to have David speak to us about his passion and commitment  … Read more

Central Michigan students lend helping hands

By AMELIA HARPER Staff Writer, Rocky Mount Telegram Tuesday, March 7, 2017 A dozen students from Central Michigan University are using their spring break to do good in the Twin Counties. The group of 12 young women met Monday with staff members at the Down East Partnership for Children to learn more about the work  … Read more

DEPC Awarded Federal Funds to Ensure Children a Healthy Start

DEPC Awarded Federal Funds to Ensure Children a Healthy Start  The Down East Partnership for Children (DEPC) has been awarded a grant to receive federal funds through the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) to improve the health of young children so they are ready to start Kindergarten fit, healthy and ready to learn. “We are excited this  … Read more