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



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



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.



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



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.