Urgent Need – Cold Medicine

The cold and flu season is upon us. When you go out to the store to get your own cold meds, consider picking up extra boxes to drop off at our Women’s & Children’s Shelter at the Center of Hope. Our shelter women and children are in grave need of Cold Medicine for babies 0-6months, … Continue reading Urgent Need – Cold Medicine



In Need of Dressers

We are OUT of dressers! And we have 14 families coming to shop with us this week. You know how much we all value taking care of the things we have, like our clothing. Every family we serve would like a dresser for their family’s clothing, which is often their only possessions left after homelessness. … Continue reading In Need of Dressers



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



Spotlight on the Food Shuttle

Join our Volunteer Manager, Abbey Riesett, on January 31st at Eva Perry Regional Library, as she shines a spotlight on all the work we do at the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and how you can get involved in your community. No registration required. Wednesday, January 31, 2018 3:30 PM-4:30 PM Eva Perry Regional Library 2100 Shepherds … Continue reading Spotlight on the Food Shuttle



Volunteer Pet Therapist Needed

Volunteer pet therapist needed to visit inpatient children, adolescents and senior adults in safe behavioral health setting. Flexible times; small time commitment with big impact. Our patients, who are 5 to 18 yrs old and 55+, would benefit from therapeutic visits from a pet and its therapist. Our Clinical Director agrees having a pet visit … Continue reading Volunteer Pet Therapist Needed



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



Party for a Purpose

27th Annual Red Cross Ball Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley 4500 Marriott Drive Raleigh, NC 27612 The evening will feature cocktails, fine food, auctions and dancing. Sponsorship opportunities and benefits are available. For sponsorship information, contact Melissa Cartwright.



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!



2500 Boxes To Fill

Help CLI fill 2,500 shipping boxes with Bibles and Christian books to send to the prisons we serve. Don’t let your Bibles and Christian books collect dust on a shelf. Put them in the hands of people in prison and see how God will use them to change lives. Christian Library International is in need … Continue reading 2500 Boxes To Fill



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



Weekend Day Center Monitor Needed

Family Promise of Wake County is in need of weekend volunteers at our Day Center. Volunteers who serve as Day Center monitors are responsible for opening or closing the Day Center, implementing guest guidelines, and taking phone messages. Volunteers commit to three to five hour shifts a few times throughout the year on Saturdays and … Continue reading Weekend Day Center Monitor Needed



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.



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



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!!