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



Be a Host for Kids Summer Meals!

Could your church, civic group, or community organization host a Kids Summer Meals site in 2018? By partnering with Food Bank CENC, sites provide breakfast and lunch meals to children living in low-income areas, while school is out for the summer. Visit our page: foodbankcenc.org/ksm for more information or to submit an application!



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



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!



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



Hearts for Kids

Encouraging little ones with valentines! Hearts For Kids is one of HIS Radio’s most successful and popular annual ministry projects. We combine participation with radio listeners, volunteer teams, and hospitals to ensure that every sick child who has to be in the hospital on Valentine’s Day is not forgotten and does not miss out on … Continue reading Hearts for Kids



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



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



IEP Student Advocate Volunteers Needed

School aged patients at behavioral health facility need volunteers to attend an IEP meeting (Individual Educational Plan) as their advocate. 1-2 hour commitment. One time per student. Strategic Behavioral Health is a for profit system of mental health hospitals. We provide acute and residential mental health services to underserved populations – ages 5 to 18 … Continue reading IEP Student Advocate Volunteers Needed



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!



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



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



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