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Humanitarian Crisis Working Group

The Humanitarian Crisis Workgroup (HCWG) visibly and boldly advocates for people who are marginalized by:

Speaking up through banners, newspaper ads, buttons, Black Lives Matter (BLM) Vigils, petitions, and radio and TV announcements.

Writing elected officials to change policies.

Attending protests and demonstrations (Poor People’s March, Gay Pride).

Sharing articles, and online videos that lead to opportunities to advocate for people who are marginalized.

Continuing our commitment to the youth in our community by supporting:

Humanitarian Crisis Workgroup Steering Committee:

Ginger Clifford, Dick Clifford, Reesy Alston, Lynn Calder, Katie Cartmell, Velma Ferrell, Alice Glover, Gill Keelan, Susan Ketchin, Carol Miller, Ashley Nissler, and Deneane Sutton

BLM Vigil at Binkley every 4th Saturday from Noon – 1:00pm.
Everyone is invited to join us.

Moral Monday March–Raleigh, NC

Ways to get involved:

If you would like to have your name included on our email list (letting you know about ways to advocate for marginalized people), serving on the HCWG Steering Committee, or helping in other ways, please contact:

How to donate:

The Humanitarian Crisis Fund at Binkley devotes all of its funds to support our mission to address the marginalization of people in our society and their inhumane and unjust treatment.  Donations can be made by:

CHECK- Make checks payable to Binkley Baptist Church and include Humanitarian Crisis in the memo line. Mail checks to: Binkley Church, 1712 Willow Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Humanitarian Crisis Community Group

This statement was published in the Raleigh News and Observer and Durham Herald Sun on March 8, 2020, by the 30 organizations listed.  An earlier version was published on September 8-9, 2020 by Binkley Church in the News and Observer, the Durham Herald Sun, and the UNC Daily Tarheel.

The Humanitarian Crisis Community Group, includes more than 35 organizations in the Triangle area, and works together by:
  • Responding as a unified group quickly and visibly to injustice in our communities and nation, urging others to speak up as well.
  • Supporting each other’s initiatives (including providing direct support to people in need) and
  • Identifying ways that we can use our joint strength to address injustice and inhumane treatment.