Volunteer support helps us make leading-edge, compassionate cancer care possible for everyone who needs it. Check out some of our volunteer profiles to find out how these inspired volunteers are making a difference at UNC Lineberger.

Gerri Bear

Gerri Bear

Gerri has been running in the Tar Heel 10 Miler and fundraising for UNC Lineberger for three years in memory of her father. Read more.

Elaine O’Neil

Local textile artist Elaine O’Neil gives to UNC Lineberger by creating a calendar of iconic North Carolina places and events. Read more.

For Ruby Evans, volunteering is a way to give back

Ruby Evans

For Ruby Evans, volunteering at the N.C. Cancer Hospital is a way to give back. Read more.

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Durham Coca-Cola

Durham Coca-Cola employees donated more than 50 comfort pillows for cancer patients. Read more.

River Landing Golf Association for Ladies

The River Landing Golf Association for Ladies supports breast cancer research through the annual golf tournament. Read more.

Katy Gilliam and the Pink Pacers

Katy Gilliam and her fundraising group, the Pink Pacers, coordinate the family-friendly Get Heeled 5K. Read more.

Bowling for the Battle

Brenda Agner and colleagues created a fundraiser to pit UNC physicians and staff against each other at a bowling match. Read more.

Local businesses honor employees

A new Employee of the Month Program honors employees at UNC Hospitals. Read more.

Edwin Burnett and Ryan Lund

“I’ve Got Your Back” backpacks offer help and fun for UNC pediatric cancer patients. Read more.

Jean Kitchin

If you want to get something done, involve Jean Kitchin, UNC Class of 1970. Read more.

Brian and Tricia White

Brian and Tricia White, owners of Fleet Feet Sports in Carrboro, are longtime supporters of UNC Lineberger events. Read more.

Julie Amos

Julie Amos, a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker HPW, is a longtime UNC Lineberger volunteer. Read more.