Through service and volunteerism, research, and institutional and employee giving, Duke makes a large collective impact in Durham and the region.

By the Numbers


Contributions Disbursed

Grants, sponsorships and COVID-19 relief funding shared with community


Community Benefit

Duke Health contributed to healthcare and well-being in our communities


Employee Giving Funds Raised

Employees contributed to six categories of giving to support neighbors in Durham and the region


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Duke Chapel Honors Community Leaders

Chapel recognizes the work of community volunteers feeding the hungry.

“The economic downturn caused by the pandemic has only deepened the need for many families. The collaboration between Farmer Foodshare and Root Causes was created in direct response to these concerns.”

Terry Billie, Executive Manager, Farmer Foodshare/Root Causes