Craven County Partners In Education Community Partnerships

Savage's Pizza
Ron Savage with volunteers the day of the event

Craven County Partners In Education was recently presented with several donations to support the Stuff the Bus event.  It is through generous community partnerships that Stuff the Bus is able to meet the needs of those students who have been identified as in-need in Craven County Schools.

Pictured are:

Savages Wood Burning Pizzeria contributed pizzas and coupons for the Walmart at the Neuse Blvd. collection site (feature photo);

Toyota of New Bern employees presenting the donations collected at their dealership;

Toyota of New BernNew Bern Civitan Club presenting a $250 check (Jan Snyder, Civitan President; Ervin Patrick, PIE Past President; and Darlene Brown, PIE);

New Bern Civitan ClubCraven County employees contributed $495 (Carlye McCoy (Craven County), Ira Whitford (Craven County), Dr. Ervin Patrick (PIE past president), Patti McDaniel (Craven County), and Darlene Brown (PIE);

Craven County employeesGovernor Roy Cooper held his 2nd Annual Governor’s Annual School Supply Drive. SECU was the drop off location and PIE disbursed the supplies for Craven County (Abby Heath, Ieisha Green, and LaRick Northern with SECU);

Twin Rivers Lions Club donated $100 the day of event (Kim Scott, PIE board member and David Stoeckert, Lions Club).

Twin Rivers Lions ClubFor information on how you or your organization can support Craven County Schools through Partners In Education, contact Darlene Brown at 514-6321 or visit our website at

Submitted by: Darlene Brown, Executive Director, Craven County Partners In Education