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St James Service Club Donates $17,000 to WAVES 4 K.I.D.S.

$5,000 Grant Supports Children and Teens

The St. James Service Club has donated $5,000  for WAVES programs supporting children and teens under the supervision of the Brunswick County Department of Social Services. These include summer camps, sports participation, school backpacks, supplies for emergency placements through Kids Kloset and home safety needs.

$12,000 Scholarship Grand For Junior and Senior Years

Thanks to their generous $12,000 grant, Thomas Bost, UNC Charlotte, and Rachel Kemp, Queens University of Charlotte, will receive $3000 for both their junior and senior years. As part of the WAVES Scholarship program for Brunswick County students, the St. James Service Club also provided $3,000 a year for their freshman and sophomore years.


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Rachel Kemp

Queens University of Charlotte

Thomas Bost

UNC Charlotte

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2023 Backpacks 4 K.I.D.S.

WAVES 4 K.I.D.S. Provides New Backpacks and School Supplies

Over 200 Brunswick County children and teens being served through the Department of Social Services will receive new Land’s End Backpacks and school supplies from WAVES 4 K.I.D.S.

Focus Broadband provided $2500 and Brunswick Electric contributed $2000 with the remaining money donated by individuals and WAVES Summertime Fun event.

“We know how important it is for kids to feel good at school and not be embarrassed by their backpacks or lack of school supplies,” explains Noel Nadol, WAVES vice president and chair of the backpack program.

“Our backpacks vary in color and style depending on the different age groups. They are filled with supplies to start the school year based on grade level needs”, he continued. 

Thanks to the generosity of donors, WAVES provides a range of supplies from crayons for younger children to calculators for high school students.

Visit for more information about how they support children under the care of the Brunswick County Department of Social Services and other K.I.D.S. In Difficult Situations in Brunswick County.

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Go to Donors to see the list of our great Donors, Grantors and Sponsors. 

2023 Summertime Fun Fundraiser Raised Over $21,000

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The success of 2023 Summertime Fun Fundraising Event helps us continue our partnership with the Brunswick County Department of Social Services, supporting foster children and children living in difficult situations. 


In addition to raising funds to help K.I.D.S., a great time was had by everyone who attended, from listening and dancing to Band of Oz, to enjoying the great food, to participating in exciting and fun auctions!


We could not do this without the generous contributions from sponsors, donors and guests. 

Thank you.

WAVES 4 K.I.D.S. Summer Newsletter 2022

Update on what's happening with WAVES 4 K.I.D.S.

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