Helpful Hands and Hearts, a project of the Lake Gaston Retirement Village Foundation, Inc., organizes volunteers to help meet the needs of seniors who are living at home and need assistance to physically access their home, physicians, pharmacies, and more. Volunteers also make home visits with individuals who are house bound or not able to get out frequently for socialization.

The American Red Cross Frederick E. Turnage Chapter serves Halifax, Northampton, Nash, Edgecombe, and Wilson Counties. Our main office is located at 326 S. Franklin St., Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Our satelite office is at 2305 Wellington Dr., Ste. G, Wilson, NC 27893.

The Boys and Girls Club of Halifax County has been on the forefront of youth servcies since 1998. The mission of the Boys and Girls Club of Halifax County is to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. With an afterschool program unmatched, the club has served over 2000 youth since opening its doors.

Last year, the Boy Scouts of America celebrated its 100th year as one of the nation's foremost youth organizations. Large celebrations marked teh BSA Centennial that many of our local Scouts were able to participate in.

Girl Scouts from the Roanoke Valley and girls throughout Girl Scouts- North Carolina Coastal Pines are showcasing how girls lead.