Residents at Governors Club volunteer at Chatham County's
Habitat for Humanity by constructing homes, coaching families
about the responsibilities of home ownership, and working
in the two retail stores in Pittsboro.
In fact, Governors Club residents are active in serving numerous non-profit and charitable programs in Governors Club, Chapel Hill, the other communities of the Triangle and at the state and national levels. Below is just a sampling of the organizations in which they participate.
Adopt a Highway
Pittsboro and Chatham County Chapel Hill and Orange County
Boy Scout Troop 94
Chatham Arts Guild
Chatham County Council on Aging
Chatham County Together
Chatham Education Foundation
Chatham Habitat for Humanity
Chatham Literacy Council
CORA Food Pantry
Chatham PTA Thrift Shop
Friends of the Chatham Community Library
Ackland Art Museum Guild
Chapel Hill Service League
Inter-Faith Council for Social Service
Ronald Mcdonald House of Chapel Hill
Independent Weekly (Activism Calendar)
PIN, Inc. (Technology for Nonprofits)
RDU Intl Airport Volunteer Ambassador Program
Triangle Board Connect
Triangle United Way
State and National
National MS Society, Eastern North Carolina Chapter
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program
GC Serves the Community
Residents of Governors Club are very active in the surrounding communities. They serve on boards, volunteer, tutor and contribute to a broad range of organizations in Chatham County, Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh and many other communities.
Based on a recent survey, residents serve on a number of Chatham County boards, including the Board of Elections, Census Committee, Nonprofit Grants Assessment, Partnership for Children, Planning Board, Education Foundation, CORA, United Way, Habitat for Humanity and Schools Strategic Planning Committee. Those responding had more than 50 years of combined service, with a total of nearly 11,000 hours of community service per year.
Twenty-two residents have served a total of 122 years as tutors and volunteers, with an average of 2,455 hours per year of service. Fifteen assist at Chatham County schools, including Moncure and North Chatham; eight assist at Durham and Chapel Hill schools.
Residents financially supported 33 non-profits in Chatham County, including United Way, Hispanic Liaison, Boy Scouts, Chatham Coalition, Chatham Education Foundation, CORA, Council on Aging and Chatham Habitat for Humanity. About 140 nonprofits outside of Chatham County received financial support from respondents.
GC Speakers Resource
The Governors Club Speakers Resource includes more than 25 Governors Club residents—from military officers to academics to executives—who speak to community and not-for-profit groups at no charge.
Topics have included government and politics, health care issues, ethical leadership, baseball, negotiation, financial management, the arts, business and effective communication.
Since the group was organized five years ago, its speakers have addressed more than 10,000 people from 50 organizations, including Rotary, Kiwanis and other service clubs, UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School, senior citizen groups, United Way and the Institute of Management Accountants. They have appeared in several communities throughout the Triangle area, from Raleigh to Hillsborough to Chatham County.
To learn more about Governors Club Speakers Resource or to schedule a speaker, contact Lowell Hoffman at 919.933.7633 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.