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ALLEVIATING POVERTY

OUR MISSION

Advocating for neighbors 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.

22,990

PEOPLE FOUND FOOD

1,579

PATIENTS FOUND HEALTH

307

WOMEN FOUND SAFETY

Food and Prescription Assistance

Choose your own groceries, including fresh produce and frozen meats from our food pantry. Medications filled with a valid prescription.

Healthcare for Uninsured Patients

Medical visits for chronic disease management. Work with clinical staff to get healthier. Lab work, prescriptions, and classes included.

Shelter and Resources for Women

Shelter, meals, and resources for single women experiencing homelessness. Emergency shelter and longer term shelter available.

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

07 Nov

Dave Hawkins | Christmas at the Helen Wright Center

  • By Jordan Hewitt
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Being responsible for arranging breakfast for 24 ladies at 6:30 on a Sunday Morning can be quite a daunting task. I’m Dave Hawkins and Chairman of the Benevolence Committee at Hayes Barton Baptist Church (HBBC). I am...
02 Nov

Cream of Wild Mushroom with Duck Confit | Chef Andrew Pettifer

  • By Jordan Hewitt
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Chef Andrew Pettifer of Margaux’s dazzled the celebrity judges’ taste buds at last year’s Stone Soup Supper, being named Soup-erior chef with his Cream of Wild Mushroom with Duck Confit. Try Chef Andrew’s winning recipe yourself! Ingredients...
27 Sep

Brisket Chili | Chef Melanie Dunia

  • By Jordan Hewitt
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At Last Year’s Stone Soup Supper you all voted Chef Melanie Dunia of The Pit and Empire Eats with her Brisket Chili as the Soup-erior Chef through the People’s Choice Vote. Today she’s been so kind to...
08 Sep

Amy Riggleman | To New Experiences

  • By Jordan Hewitt
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I have always had an open mind to life and the challenges that come with it. My life is made up with interesting, somewhat perplexing parts of the journey. From an early age, I had a desire...
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