Family Friends of Scouting Campaign
Friends of Scouting (FOS) is our annual educational and fund-raising campaign for the Tuscarora Council. It provides Scouting families and volunteers the opportunity to learn more about and support the Council programs and services that benefit their children and other youth in our communities.
Donors who gift $125 or more will receive a special recognition patch. Individuals can also give to our Friends of Scouting campaign by contacting our Scout Service Center at (919) 734-1714, sending an e-mail to their District Executive, donating online, or by filling out a 2020 Pledge Card, and submitting it the the Council Office.
The Tuscarora Council holds special events throughout the year that increase recognition and raise funds for its programs. These events include golf tournaments, award dinners and more. We strive to keep our costs low so that your support of these events goes directly to program needs rather than event expenses. In fact, many of our events are directly sponsored by local businesses and individuals!
In 2020, we also have three separate opportunities for you to attend a banquet in honor of Friends of Scouting! This year, those three dates and locations are:
The Maxwell Center, March 26th at 12:00pm
Duplin Winery, March 26th at 6:30pm
The Farm at 42, April 7th at 6:00pm
Distinguished Citizen Award Dinners
The Distinguished Citizen Award recognizes noteworthy and extraordinary leadership of citizens in communities across the United States. Honoring distinguished citizenship delivers a message to our youth that character counts. The lives of distinguished citizens put in place guideposts that serve to inspire our youth to lead, to accept responsibility and to care about principles and causes beyond self-interest. Each year the Council honors a local citizen for business leadership, community service and character. This award dinner is a celebration of the honoree’s achievements and also a fundraiser for local Scouting programs.
Matching Gifts Through Your Employer
Some companies will make matching gifts to non-profits supported by their employees. Check with your Human Resources department to see if your company will match your gift to the Tuscarora Council.
Fall Product Sale
This annual event raises needed funds to help local Scout units and the Council provide outstanding programs for youth in Duplin, Johnston, Sampson and Wayne counties. 73% of the proceeds go directly to local Scouting programs. You can get more information on our 2019 Product Sale here.