The Raleigh (NC) Chapter
of The Links, Incorporated
For 74 years, The Raleigh (NC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated has been serving and working in partnership with the community. Our chapter includes over 50 women who collectively contribute more than 20,000 volunteer service hours annually to the greater Raleigh community. On behalf of the Raleigh Chapter, we invite you to join us in our pledge of service and friendship to the Raleigh community.
Here’s some of the ways that the Raleigh Links are making a difference in our community:
Partnership with WakeMed Health and Hospitals by offering free breast cancer mammography screenings.
Year long volunteer and commitment to Dress for Success Triangle.
The Black Family Wellness Expo offering free health and wellness event offering testing services, and fun activities for all age groups.
Annual Emerald Award Luncheon highlighting local accomplished women leaders within 5 Facet areas.
Thank You to The Links
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The Raleigh (NC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is focused on raising breast cancer awareness and ensuring women have access to breast cancer mammography screening by partnering with health care agencies in the community. Mr. Donald Gintzig, President and CEO of WakeMed Health and Hospitals speaks about what the Links in Pink partnership means to his organization and the community.
CHAPTER AWARDS & RECOGNITION
The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of more than 17,000 professional women of African descent in 299 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, and the United Kingdom. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
Members of The Links, Incorporated are influential decision makers and opinion leaders representing the worlds of business, government, media, academia, philanthropy, the arts, and more. The Links, Incorporated has attracted many distinguished women who are individual achievers and have made a difference in their local communities and the world.
The Links, Incorporated has a long tradition of promoting and engaging in educational, civic and inter-cultural activities that enrich the lives of members of the Black community at large. The cornerstone of our service is our five programming facets — Services to Youth, The Arts, National Trends and Services, International Trends and Services, and Health and Human Services. Through our facets, we implement programs and initiatives that address the most critical needs of underserved communities. Annually, we impact the lives of more than 3 million people at home and abroad.