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UPCOMING EVENTS

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WE NEED YOU! AND YOUR HELP

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Explore opportunities in hunger, homelessness, and healthcare
ALLEVIATING POVERTY

OUR MISSION

Advocating for those affected by poverty

PROVIDING OPPORTUNITY

OUR VOLUNTEERS

Opportunities working in Hunger, Homelessness, and Healthcare

PROVIDING A HAND UP

HELP & SUPPORT

More than 90 cents of every dollar donated goes to client services

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WHAT WE'RE ABOUT

POVERTY ALLEVIATION WITHIN WAKE COUNTY

Urban Ministries of Wake County engages our community to serve and advocate on behalf of those affected by poverty by providing food and nutrition, promoting health and wellness, and by laying the foundations of home.

21,035

PEOPLE FOUND FOOD

1,588

PATIENTS FOUND HEALTH

386

WOMEN FOUND SAFETY

100,000 PEOPLE

ACROSS WAKE COUNTY

Are forced to choose between food or electricity; to deal with symptoms of disease or seek a doctor; and to seek shelter or risk violence.

Urban Ministries of Wake County alleviates the effects of poverty for 27,000 people by providing food, healthcare, and shelter to our most vulnerable neighbors, allowing  families to reallocate the costs associated with their basic needs.

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OUR SINCEREST APPRECIATION

MULTI-YEAR PARTNERS

08 Apr

7 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer

  • By Jordan Hewitt
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1. Your time is worth an estimated $23.07 per hour That’s right, according to the Nonprofit Times, your time is worth $23.07/hr. More specifically, Urban Ministries of Wake County estimates that in-kind gifts and volunteerism allow the...
18 Apr

7 Ways to Grow a Sustainable Garden

  • By Jordan Hewitt
  • Cause in Africa
1. Pollinate Naturally with Bumble Bees Natural pollination using bumblebees is an effective way of increasing crop production and reducing labor through more efficient pollination. Also, many crops are well suited to natural pollination with bumblebees. 2....
23 May

10 Things That Happen When You Attend Tour D’Coop

  • By Jordan Hewitt
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Tour D’Coop is a one-day community tour throughout Wake County that educates visitors about keeping hens, while also inspiring prospective urban farmers. The Tour raises needed funding to continue programs working to alleviate poverty by eliminating hunger,...
21 Jun

5 Things People Are Saying About Client Choice

  • By Jordan Hewitt
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Just a few weeks ago, Urban Ministries’ Hunger and Nutrition program switched from being a pantry that pre-bags food for hungry families to a pantry that allows clients to choose their own groceries. Here’s what people are...
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