Mardi Gras Ball benefiting Meals on Wheels

Laissez les bons temps roulez! The good times will roll soon at the Meals on Wheels of Wake County’s Mardi Gras Ball February 9, 2018 @ 7 p.m. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley in Raleigh Tickets $150 per person/$1,500 for a table of 10 You will enjoy a wonderful night, and at the same time, you … Continue reading Mardi Gras Ball benefiting Meals on Wheels



Urgent Need: 75 Hams for Christmas Meals

URGENT NEED: We need 75 large, spiral-sliced hams (smoked or unsmoked) in order to prepare over 800 Christmas meals for those in need. Hams can be dropped off at Raleigh Rescue Mission, 314 East Hargett St. Raleigh, NC 27601



Photography Volunteers Needed

Great photos tell a story. Habitat of Wake County is looking for Photography Volunteers to capture the stories unfolding on our construction sites, at the families’ homes, and in our ReStore. Help us share the stories of our families, volunteers, and special events.



Taste of Hope

Sunday, January 14, 2018 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Our annual Taste of Hope gala is on January 14th, 2018 with a new location at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel! Join us for a culinary experience provided by five local chefs, all benefitting the Food Shuttle. This year’s Chef lineup: Don Burchell – Center … Continue reading Taste of Hope



A Gift that Provides Hope

Urban Ministries Holiday Honor Cards Honor loved ones this holiday season with a donation to help end hunger, homelessness and provide healthcare to families in need. Donate on behalf of family, friends, clients and co-workers. Inside reads “A gift has been given in your honor to Urban Ministries of Wake County by [Your Name] This … Continue reading A Gift that Provides Hope



Christmas Items Needed

With Love From Jesus needs your help gathering gifts and supplies to make Christmas special for the families we serve. Our Christmas needs include: Toys for all ages from newborn through teens for both boys and girls, small or large, all are needed. New coats, gloves, scarves are also great! Christmas baking ingredients Wrapping papers, … Continue reading Christmas Items Needed



Holiday Sorting

The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle needs volunteers help sorting through holiday food drive donations, so that we can distribute food in a timely manor to our community partners and get the food into the hands of those who need it most. This holiday season we anticipate over 10,000 pounds of food drive donations coming into the … Continue reading Holiday Sorting



#WakeArmy Volunteer Opportunities for the Christmas Season

CHRISTmas is the most wonderful time of the year! We must always remember the reason for the season. Part of our mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. We have some wonderful volunteer opportunities that we would like for you to consider so that we all can help make Christmas wonderful for those … Continue reading #WakeArmy Volunteer Opportunities for the Christmas Season



Urgent Need: TURKEYS!!

Raleigh Rescue Mission needs 300 10-12 lb fresh or frozen turkeys by Thursday, November 16th! Our kitchen staff is preparing now to provide more than 900 Thanksgiving meals for our residents as well as our Gobbles to Go outreach. We need to receive 300 turkeys by 11/16 so that we have time to thaw and … Continue reading Urgent Need: TURKEYS!!



Make the Holidays Brighter for Wake County Senior Neighbors

Are you and your colleagues, family and friends looking for ways to help your neighbors and celebrate the season of giving this year? Here are some ideas of how you and your organization can assist Meals on Wheels of Wake County during the holidays: Instead of having the typical office/group gift exchange, take up a … Continue reading Make the Holidays Brighter for Wake County Senior Neighbors



Food Stamps/EBT?

Did you know… families who receive welfare services that used to be called Food Stamps and now called EBT cannot purchase toiletry necessities?  You can help us get needed items into the hands of needy families in our community. Items such as: Bathroom tissue Paper Towels Kleenex Feminine Hygiene Shampoo & Soap Laundry detergent Household Cleaning … Continue reading Food Stamps/EBT?



URGENT: Food Pantry is VERY low

Urgent Need: Our food pantry is very low on canned tuna, canned vegetables, and pastas. Can you help or spread the word? Drop off anytime! 1390 Capital Blvd, Raleigh 27603



Community Garden Work in South Park, Raleigh (Providing Food Access in a Food Desert) *Ongoing

We at Passage Home are looking for motivated and dedicated volunteers to assist our Agriculture Specialist with tending to the community gardens that form such an integral part of the surrounding neighborhoods. Not only do the gardens provide food access and food security in this area—which is considered to be a ‘food desert’ due to … Continue reading Community Garden Work in South Park, Raleigh (Providing Food Access in a Food Desert) *Ongoing



Food Shuttle Jobs & Internship Openings

Join the best team in hunger relief! For full position details and applications, please visit www.foodshuttle.org/jobs-internships/. NOTE: Everyone applying for a Food Shuttle Job Opening must submit a completed employment application when they apply. Job Openings: 1. AMERICORPS COOKING MATTERS COORDINATOR The Cooking Matters AmeriCorps member will work with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Cooking Matters staff … Continue reading Food Shuttle Jobs & Internship Openings



Help Fight a Summer Blood Shortage

More than ever, patients need your help. The Red Cross urges you to schedule an appointment now to donate blood or platelets to overcome a summer shortage. Our life saving work truly would not be possible without you. Come in to donate July 26 to August 31, 2017, and as a special thank you for … Continue reading Help Fight a Summer Blood Shortage



Music & Memory

Transitions LifeCare is a certified provider of the national MUSIC & MEMORYSM music program. Music & Memory is a program where patients listen to a personalized music playlist created with input from the patient, family, friends, and staff. Patients can connect with the music they love with the goal of improving their overall health and … Continue reading Music & Memory



You can “DO” Lunch too – Become A Volunteer For Meals On Wheels

Volunteers represent the face of our services at Meals on Wheels of Wake County. Those we serve deserve to be treated with dignity and respect and our over 2,200 volunteers embody that belief daily in service to our senior and disabled neighbors. Many recipients tell us the best part about meal delivery is the friendly, … Continue reading You can “DO” Lunch too – Become A Volunteer For Meals On Wheels



Become a Social Media Ambassador #Raleigh

Use Your Social Media Powers For Good! We’re recruiting for our Social Media Ambassadors program at our Raleigh Branch! We invite social media professionals, technology enthusiasts & networked individuals to “use their social media powers for good” and join the Food Bank as Social Media Ambassadors! The Social Media Ambassadors are critical to helping us … Continue reading Become a Social Media Ambassador #Raleigh



Give Us Your Plastic Grocery Bags!

Overrun with plastic grocery bags? Donate them to us and you’ll be helping local hungry families in need AND recycling! Drop off at 1390 Capital Blvd Monday-Friday 9-5. Thank you!



Family-Friendly Summer Serving Opportunities!

School is out and summer is a great time to serve as a family. The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle has several opportunities to volunteer and help get food to those in need: Community Garden Saturdays The Camden St. Learning Garden, Raleigh hosts community workdays on Saturdays over the summer months. Families volunteer with weeding, mulching, moving … Continue reading Family-Friendly Summer Serving Opportunities!