Catholic Parish Outreach (CPO) Food Pantry Volunteer Opportunities and Items Needed

CPO, a Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh program, is celebrating 40 years of serving the triangle community!  We provide emergency food assistance and, when possible, small children’s clothing and baby items, such as formula and diapers. In 2017, CPO served 9,000 people a month on average with 1,900 volunteers and four paid staff.  We distributed … Continue reading Catholic Parish Outreach (CPO) Food Pantry Volunteer Opportunities and Items Needed



Sound The Alarm – Help Save Lives!

Every day 7 people die in home fires. You can help change that. We make lives better through Home Care To volunteer, or to receive a free alarm, visit www.SoundTheAlarm.org/ENC or call 919-719-1738. May 5 Triangle Area Sound the Alarm 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This spring, the American Red Cross will team up with … Continue reading Sound The Alarm – Help Save Lives!



Volunteer Opportunity to Help with Equine Therapy for Children with Autism at Shepherd Youth Ranch

Be a buddy, lead a horse, be a side walker or be part of family care team!  At Shepherd Youth Ranch we are having six Saturdays from April 14th-May 19th where we provide Equine Therapy for Children with Autism.  We need lots of volunteers to help provide this service to the community!  There will be … Continue reading Volunteer Opportunity to Help with Equine Therapy for Children with Autism at Shepherd Youth Ranch



Items Needed at Crisis Pregnancy Center

Christian Life Home provides a Christ-centered, loving, family atmosphere for young women, ages 10 – 23, in an unplanned or crisis pregnancy. Our specific needs right now are: Grocery Store Gift Cards: Food Lion, Kroger, Wal-Mart Home Improvement Store Gift Cards: Lowe’s, Home Depot Meats: hamburger, turkey burger, pork chops, roasts, chicken Cheeses: shredded or … Continue reading Items Needed at Crisis Pregnancy Center



Donated Hygiene Products

There is an overwhelming need in Wake County, North Carolina of children that are homeless or resides in low income household.  It is well known that a lack of food or health care can affect a child’s education.  But another critical need is proper hygiene.  Children with poor hygiene become social outcasts, which affects their … Continue reading Donated Hygiene Products



Spring into Action 2018

Join us for a Volunteer Festival! Meet our local charities and non-profits. Learn how you can get involved in serving our community! You’ll find volunteer opportunities for individuals, groups, kids and teens. Organizations include Family Promise of Wake County, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, K9s Serving Vets, Passage Home, Wheels4Hope and more! We’ll have Havana Dave’s food … Continue reading Spring into Action 2018



Food Shuttle Garden Gallop 5K

Join us on March 17, 2018, for the second annual Food Shuttle Garden Gallop 5K to benefit the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Growing School Gardens program! We welcome everyone of every age! Run, walk, or even gallop to help people in our community! This year the Food Shuttle Garden Gallop 5K will benefit the Inter-Faith Food … Continue reading Food Shuttle Garden Gallop 5K



Love Horses? We Need You!

Looking for a great way to have “pony time” AND serve a great cause? We are looking for a few good horse people to help out in the barn, and we love to teach people how we build relationships with our horses! To get started, just contact Prisca at info@corralriding.org and sign up for the … Continue reading Love Horses? We Need You!



Urgent Need for Food Supplies

InterAct provides domestic violence and sexual assault services reaching more than 60,000 Wake County, NC residents annually by saving lives, rebuilding lives and securing safer futures. We have an urgent need for items on our wish list. Find these and additional items on our Amazon Wish List here: https://goo.gl/8hn46R Bottle Water Crackers Easy Mac Microwaveable … Continue reading Urgent Need for Food Supplies



URGENT NEED: Towels!

URGENT NEED! Towels needed for Raleigh Rescue Mission clients. Bring your towels and be a part of serving the homeless in our community. Please drop off at Raleigh Rescue Mission Donation Center 4700 Capital Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27604



Community Wide Sweet Potato Baggin’ Event

Please join the annual community wide sweet potato bagging event starting at 9:00 am on Saturday, Feb. 24. It will be held at St. Catherine of Siena Parish Catholic Church, 520 W. Holding St. in Wake Forest. We will be bagging at least 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes that were grown on former NFL player … Continue reading Community Wide Sweet Potato Baggin’ Event



Welcome Baskets or Buckets

Family Promise of Wake County is the only homelessness nonprofit to offer a continuum of services and partnerships to move families all the way from homelessness to safe, affordable, permanent housing. Help welcome our families as they transition into their new homes. A simple basket with housewarming items – what you would bring a friend … Continue reading Welcome Baskets or Buckets



Laundry Soap Packets

A simple and very easy way to help is to individually portion out powder laundry detergent for our families. Powder only: 1 scoop (for 1 regular load per the package instructions) in a small zip lock bag They can be dropped off M-F 8-5:30pm Family Promise of Wake County 903 Method Road Raleigh NC 27606



Toasters and Blenders Needed

We are completely out of toasters and blenders! We don’t want any family we serve to have to go without their toast or smoothies-so please consider donating any extras you might have at 1853 Capital Boulevard, Raleigh. See additional items needed on our Amazon Wish List.



Urgent Need for Blood and Platelet Donors

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to help address a winter blood donation shortage. Severe weather has forced more than 150 blood drive cancellations already this year causing thousands of donations to go uncollected. During National Blood Donor Month, we urge you to make … Continue reading Urgent Need for Blood and Platelet Donors



We’ve Run Out of Diapers!

Tai-Area Ministry is off to a busy start for the year. We have already run out of newborn and sizes 5 and 6 diapers, as well as baby wipes. We are open on Monday and Wednesday from 8:30 to 12:30 and Tuesday from 9 to 11 for donations, 149 E. Holding Ave, Wake Forest, 27587 … Continue reading We’ve Run Out of Diapers!



Urgent Need! Women’s Underwear

We are in need of women’s underwear, sizes 6-12. If you are able to donate, please drop off items at the front desk: Raleigh Rescue Mission, 314 E. Hargett St., Downtown Raleigh ATTN: Tracy Davis Got Amazon Prime? If you would prefer to order these items online, please use the link below to visit our … Continue reading Urgent Need! Women’s Underwear



Dangerously Cold Immediate Needs

It’s going to be cold tonight so we’re opening our doors to shelter 10 women from the dangerously low temps – but we need your help! Pullen Baptist Church is graciously providing food for the women but we are in IMMEDIATE NEED of the following items. 10 sleeping bags 10 floor mats 10 pillows Please … Continue reading Dangerously Cold Immediate Needs



New Year Volunteer Opportunities

The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle has lots of ways you can make volunteering part of your New Year’s resolution, including recovering and distributing food from retailers, mulching at the farm and gardens, teaching gardening education, and more. Volunteer opportunities for Families, Groups, and Individuals are available, so please sign up today!



High Needs List – Children’s Clothing

Doing some last minute Amazon Prime shopping? Please consider sending Note in the Pocket a few items from our High Needs List: Boys L/S Graphic Tees sizes 16-20 Boys Jeans sizes 12-20 Boys Sneakers size 7 Girls L/S Graphic Tees sizes 3T, 12 and 16 Juniors L/S Tops sizes S – XL Juniors Jeans sizes … Continue reading High Needs List – Children’s Clothing