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DonateNow Clean Water for North Carolina is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Upcoming Events

Chatham County Board of Commissioners Meeting: Monday, July 17th at 6:00pm. Pittsboro Historic Court House. A public hearing will be held on extending the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing by one year. Chatham residents may also comment on the proposal by emailing lindsay.ray@chathamnc.org.

ACP Public Hearings on Water /Wetland 401 Permits (sign up begins 5:00 pm):
July 18: Fayetteville, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Fayetteville Technical Community College, Cumberland Hall Auditorium, 2201 Hull Rd.

July 20: Rocky Mount, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Nash Community College, Brown Auditorium, 522 N. Old Carriage Rd.

Volunteer

There are several ways you can get more involved in your area to help Clean Water for North Carolina pursue clean, safe, affordable water and environmental justice for all!

To get started fill out our online interest form or give us a call in the office nearest you:

Asheville – Katie Hicks, 1-800-929-4480 (toll-free) / 828-251-1291 / katie@cwfnc.org

Durham – Ericka Faircloth or Hope Taylor, 919-401-9600 / ericka@cwfnc.org / hope@cwfnc.org

Volunteer opportunities:

  • Writing and photography – tell the story of an environmental justice issue or water threat near you! Talk to us about writing articles, taking photos or videos.
    • Time commitment: Flexible based on your project
  • Community outreach – Make phone calls or accompany a staff member into the field to do door-to-door outreach to communities about their drinking water, let neighborhoods near a proposed new polluting facility know about upcoming hearings, or other outreach goals. Some experience is helpful, but we will provide a training to interested volunteers!
    • Time commitment: Opportunities vary by month – work with staff on scheduling times. Best times for outreach include evenings and weekends.
  • Tabling and events – help represent Clean Water for NC at festivals, fairs, and events in your area. We will provide a training to interested volunteers.
    • Time commitment: one hour or less per week looking for possible events and communicating with CWFNC staff; one-time 2-hour training; times for tabling vary by event.
  • Educational programs and film screenings – We work with local residents to set up educational events and film screenings about our issues. We’d love to work with you to expand our outreach and reach new people! Contact our staff to get started.
    • Time commitment: Flexible
  • Take action on policies affecting water and healthSign up for our e-alert list to receive notifications and respond by calling or writing an advocacy letter to your elected representative about key decisions , attending a hearing, or joining a planned rally or protest!
    • Time commitment: Flexible
  • Depending on your skills and interests, we have also worked with volunteers to research topics and produce factsheets, write letters to the editor in local papers, translate outreach materials into other languages, host house parties and fundraising events, and work on mailings and other office projects.

    Get in touch with us to let us know how you’d like to help!