Star News: UNCW Graduate Stephanie Bowen Leads BFA

UNCW graduate Stephanie Bowen opens the door to the Brunswick Family Assistance Agency every morning before 9 a.m. After that, Bowen takes off in whatever direction the nonprofit organization needs her to go that day. The 26-year-old Leland native was named BFA executive director in September 2016.

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The Ocean Isle Beach Flotilla held the Saturday evening after Thanksgiving (November 26, 2016) raised just under $20,000!! The proceeds were donated to Brunswick Family Assistance to help individuals and families in crisis in Brunswick County.

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Donation From “You Alls versus You Guys”

Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) accepts a check and says THANK YOU to a golf league at Oak Island Golf Club on Sunday, December 4, 2016. The group had a special Christmas challenge of the You Alls versus You Guys (north versus south). A special collection of $940...

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NewBridge Bank Donates $1,000 to BFA

Thank you to NewBridge Bank for their donation to Brunswick Family Assistance of $1,000. Shown in this photo of the check presentation is Mr. Ned Marable, Vice President of NewBridge Bank, and Mrs. Stephanie Bowen , Executive Director, Brunswick Family...

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BFA Holds Successful “STUFF THE BUS” Events

Kudos to Charles “G” Jackson for staging two very successful “STUFF THE BUS” events. On Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at the Lowes grocery store in Ocean Isle Beach, we had donations by shoppers of 503 pounds of food and $160. On Saturday, November 19th, at the Lowes...

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A Winner of the Quilt

A WINNER OF THE QUILT Ms. Utha Hewett from Supply, North Carolina was the winner of the beautiful quilt raffled off by Brunswick Family Assistance at the recent, Seniors Helping Seniors, event held at the BSRI building in Shallotte. The quilt was donated by the...

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Brunswick Beacon: Changes At Family Thrift

A study by UNCW’s Quality Enhancement for Nonprofit Organizations (QENO) was conducted last April and recommends ways to improve the BFA thrift store. On April 18, Andy Atkinson and Kerri Erb with UNCW/QENO met with BFA staff, former BFA board chairman Ken Papaj and former BFA executive director Fred Stephens.

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Thank You, Sea Trail Men’s Golf Association

THANK YOU TO: SEA TRAIL MEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION (STMGA) from BRUNSWICK FAMILY ASSISTANCE The employees, volunteers and especially the clients of Brunswick Family Assistance, extend our sincere appreciation to STMGA for a very successful tournament benefitting BFA. On...

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