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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

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

14 Mar

A welcome as important as the prescription |
Patricia Portmann

  • By Jordan Hewitt
  • Cause in
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
  • Cause in
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...
20 Feb

Empathy and Respect for Others | M’Liss Koopman

  • By Jordan Hewitt
  • Cause in
The first thing you need to know is I’ve spent a great deal of my life learning about animals. Which is why I was so surprised, as a Tour D’Coop Host, when the 2nd and 5th and...
30 Jan

From Volunteer to Family | Mandy Horner

  • By Jordan Hewitt
  • Cause in
Have you ever just tried to Google “volunteer opportunities” for nurses? It’s amazing how few you can find that aren’t advertisements to go abroad or a plea for monetary donations. I searched for what seemed like months....
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