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NOC Targets North of the Broad

NOC and the Beaufort County School District (BCSD) have applied for state grants to help fund tutoring programs North of the Broad, thus expanding NOC’s outreach to families, especially children, living in underserved neighborhoods in northern Beaufort County. In an…

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Calamari Humanitarian Award

On January 10, 2015, Dr. Narendra Sharma, founder and Board Chair of NOC, received the John Calamari Humanitarian Award, given by the Italian American Club of HHI (IACHHI). John Calamari lived and worked in Hilton Head for 28 years, where…

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Cordillo Students Excel



Five students at NOC’s Cordillo Program Center, realizing that they were about to be out of school for the  four-day MLK weekend, decided to take the initiative to ask Program Manager Kaci Hollingsworth if they could have extra math worksheets

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In a report released January 9, 2015, by the Southern Education Foundation…, researchers found that 51 percent of children in public schools qualified for free or reduced-price lunches in 2013, which means that most of them were from low-income

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NOC is pleased to announce the appointment of Alice Page as Director of Field Operations, overseeing programs and activities at all four NOC Program Centers in Hilton Head and Bluffton.
Alice retired to Hilton Head Island in July 2014 from

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All Saints Church Brings Christmas to Oaks Program Center


In mid-December 2014, All Saints Episcopal Church in Hilton Head Island provided a special treat to children who had participated regularly in after-school classes  at NOC’s Oaks Program Center. Members of the church congregation purchased WalMart gift cards that allowed

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