Christmas Adopt-A-Block with Raleigh Dream Center

Saturday, December 16th @ 10 a.m. Multiple locations available Simply choose a location and our site leaders will be there to get you started. It’s family friendly, so kids are welcome. We will spend about two hours passing out free groceries on site, playing with kids, praying with people, presenting the Gospel and handing out … Continue reading Christmas Adopt-A-Block with Raleigh Dream Center

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

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

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

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 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

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

Kids Summer Meals, Help Feed Thousands!

“I’m Sarah and I am in the 4th grade. I do well in school and have lots of friends. Usually, I am very outgoing but lately I am quiet and nervous. There are only a few more weeks of school and I am not looking forward to it ending. No school means no food, no … Continue reading Kids Summer Meals, Help Feed Thousands!

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!

Egg Inspectors Needed

Help us provide protein for the Hungry! We are looking for volunteers who can commit to a reoccurring once a week experience. We will provide volunteers with an apron, but you may get a little dirty. Egg Inspectors examine each egg that gets donated to see if there are any cracks. Cracked eggs get disposed … Continue reading Egg Inspectors Needed

Community Gardening Workday

Volunteer at the Camden St. Learning Garden downtown Southeast Raleigh. The Camden St. Learning Garden is a community space. There are 10 community garden beds, a food forest with fruit trees, honey bees, composting system, greenhouse, and soon to be outdoor kitchen space. We offer educational workshops and field trips to teach kids where their … Continue reading Community Gardening Workday

Gardening Equipment Needed

From drip irrigation lines to a garden sink, bird houses and a bee hive, from garden spades, hoses and hoes to a tractor for moving mulch. We need items and we need volunteers who don’t mind getting their hands dirty. Come join us in our community garden, where good things grow and we help feed … Continue reading Gardening Equipment Needed

Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry in Need of Donations

Donations of food are gratefully accepted at the Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry during the open hours. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 am to 12:30 pm. 149 E Holding Avenue Wake Forest, NC 27587 (919) 556-7144 Our current needs include: Peanut Butter * Jelly * Canned Fruit Canned Vegetables Spaghetti Sauce * Canned Meats (tuna, chicken) Canned … Continue reading Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry in Need of Donations

Most Needed Items for The Food Bank

The Food Bank welcomes non-perishable products, sealed beverages, refrigerated or frozen items, or produce as well as non-food essentials such as hygiene items, cleaning items or paper products. Our most needed items include: Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Meat, and Soup (Pop-top cans and low sodium a plus!) Whole Grain Pasta, Brown Rice, Dried Beans, and Cereal … Continue reading Most Needed Items for The Food Bank