Dr. Norwood Williams receives 2014 Frances Finch Hobart Award
    Our Co-Founder and former President, Norwood Williams is the 7th winner of the Frances Finch Hobart Award for Voluntary Community Service. The award was established in 2006 to recognize and honor the tireless efforts of Frances Finch Hobart and the countless hours of community service she has given through the years. The intent of this award is to recognize an individual from Johnston County who demonstrates “vision, vitality, determination, selflessness, generosity and a full caring heart to his or her community. Recipients are encouraged to name an organization that they feel deserves to receive a $750 grant from the Frances Finch Hobart endowment fund. We are deeply honored and sincerely grateful that Norwood selected Serve the Need in Johnston County! Read More 

    Serving Our Own 
    Very often volunteerism is a one-way street, but this time Serve the Need (STN) seized the opportunity to help Board member, Angeline Martin.  STN board members volunteer their time and talents to provide needed services to residents throughout Johnston County. Read More

    Hats off to our “Ramps” & Repairs” team!! Rain could not dampen their spirits or prevent the men of our Ramps & Repairs team from making a difference in the lives of another Johnston County family. Read More 


    The Bridge Builder Retires
    Dr. Norwood Williams, our first president and founder, has resigned from the Executive Board of Serve the Need in Johnston County to enjoy a much deserved retirement.

    Since his return to his native home of Johnston County, Norwood has spent much of his retirement from his professional life continuing to help others. Read More