25th Anniversary Campaign:  April 2018 – April 2019

On Dec. 5, 1993, The Down East Partnership for Children incorporated and opened its doors to serve children and families in Nash and Edgecombe counties. As the Partnership launches into its 25th year of service, we look forward to celebrating the progress we have made together improving the lives of children, creating a better economy and investing in the future or our community.

Sponsorship Opportunities and Events

As we recognize this milestone with an eye toward the future, we invite you to join us in this celebration and become a part of DEPC’s next 25 years.

Every donation counts. Your donation will allow DEPC to continue to support:
  • high quality early childhood education
  • evidence-based literacy programs
  • health and nutrition initiatives for young children
  • classes for parents and teachers

Individual Gifts

This year, DEPC is celebrating its 25th year of services to Nash and Edgecombe counties. The 25 Club is a campaign for individual donors to give $25 montly for one year (or make a one-time $300 gift).

As a member of the 25 Club you will receive:

  • special recognition on a new donor mural at DEPC
  • a chance to win a prize at our Open House in December
  • a ticket to DEPC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration next spring
 Click here for a secure link to join the 25 Club

Corporate Gifts

Your continued financial support helps to make our mission a reality for so many young children and their families.

Together we are giving children the very best opportunities to grow and learn by building a community that supports the unique needs of each child and family. Your contribution will help us to develop strong families, quality early care, healthy children and effective learning environments for all K-3 students.

25th Anniversary Events

Open House – December 2018

:An event for donors, board members and community partners and volunteers to celebrate the Holidays and unveil the Donor Giving Tree. Tickets for the Spring Celebration will be available at this event. Recognition will also be given to the first 25 members of the 25 Club.

25th Anniversary Celebration  – Spring 2019

Join us for a fun and memorable celebration. This will be a ticketed event/fundraiser. Tickets go on sale in December. If you would like to be on the planning committee for this event please contact Monica Dood or Bethany Lambeth.


As a part of the 25th Anniversary, we are excited to announce new sponsorship levels and in December we will unveil a new recognition mural tree in our auditorium. Giving levels will be represented on the tree. The mural will be painted by Steve Felton, Ameriprise Financial Planner and DEPC supporter.
 Click here to view the donor recognition levels chart