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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

WHAT WE'RE ABOUT

ENDING POVERTY IN 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 serves more than 25,000 Wake County residents each year by providing food and nutrition, healthcare and medicine, and shelter, counseling and a path home.

OUR SINCEREST APPRECIATION

MULTI-YEAR PARTNERS

13 Apr

Making the Needs of my Neighbor a Priority |
Scott Shackleton

  • By Jordan Hewitt
  • Cause in
It seems that we live in a culture that is deeply divided. Our politics reflect that, and many of our conversations. It’s easy to divide people into “us” and “them”. We can feel relaxed and comfortable around...
03 Apr

Feeding our Souls through Service to Others |
Nancy Hutchinson

  • By Jordan Hewitt
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The Woman’s Club of Raleigh has been providing meals at the Helen Wright Center for many years. I became involved with the Helen Wright Center about three years ago when I agreed to coordinate the meals for...
14 Mar

A welcome as important as the prescription |
Patricia Portmann

  • By Jordan Hewitt
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I spent my eight week Summer Service Learning Project in Raleigh, North Carolina, where 3 major hospitals have award-winning staff and research, where there is a higher density of doctors and dentists living here than anywhere else...
02 Mar

Not Allowing Our Economic Circumstances
to Define Us | Laura Cox

  • By Jordan Hewitt
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Serving the Helen Wright Center for the past two years has truly been a transformative experience for my family. I co-lead a multi-generational Missional Community group at Edenton Street United Methodist Church. A core focus of ours...
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