Giving back to our communities: Monarch volunteers serve in record numbers

 Several of Monarch’s groups and programs, including the Health Drive day program in New Bern, The Lighthouse Club Bell Choir of Currituck in Harbor Point, and Montgomery Community Life Skills in Biscoe, were recognized by the N.C. Governor’s office for their volunteerism.

For more information about Monarch’s volunteer efforts, including how you can participate, contact Eileen Bress at or (252) 634-1715.

Established in 1958, Monarch provides support statewide to thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance abuse challenges from more than 50 North Carolina counties. The agency is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) and is CABHA certified. Monarch is an affiliate chapter of The Arc of North Carolina and The Arc of the United States. To learn more about how Monarch is “Helping Dreams Take Flight” for people living in our communities, please call (800) 230-7525 or visit
Pictured above: Tracy Everhart, who attends Monarch’s Brighter Visions in Norwood, delivers Meals on Wheels to seniors in Anson County.

Media contact: Natasha A. Suber, (704) 986-1582 or