Community Outreach

Stay connected with Community Outreach Events


Volunteer/Giving Back:

  • Pride for Parents Christmas Store: Volunteers and Donations - Pride for parents is an annual toy and gift sale designed to benefit hard working families at Christmas. Through donations of new and gently used toys and gifts we offer quality affordable merchandise to families in Wake County.


  • Coats for the Community: South East Raleigh Promise is collecting new and gently used coats of ALL sizes (children/adults). Contact Isaiah McNeely, Senior Project Manager, Southeast Raleigh Promise - 919-492-8190 -  -


  • Wake County AmeriCorps Vista FOOD Drive: Can goods and non-perishable food items are being collected to help food insecured families in Wake County. For more information please contact Robin Smith


  • Meals on Wheels Wake County partners with several community organizations to deliver Thanksgiving meals. Volunteers are needed the Tuesday and Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving. More: The Women's Center: 919-829-3711.


  • Wake County Volunteering Opportunities: Are you looking to get involved in your community? Do you want to make a difference? Then volunteering sounds like a great fit for you, and we have a number of opportunities available to meet your talents.




Family & Community:

  • FREE Narcan Kits: NO questions asked!!! Join Illuminate NC on Saturday, November 11th at  Raleigh’s Moore Square 226 E. Martin Street from 1-3. Kits are free and no questions asked. For more information



  • Wake County Annual Adoption Information Fair: Saturday, Nov 18th from 11 AM – 1 PM at the Wake County Commons Building 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh. Join us for our annual adoption information fair where you can learn more about the foster care and adoption process. Come meet, ask questions and speak with vendors such as Wake County Child Welfare staff, private agencies and other foster care/adoption resources in our community.


  • Bridging the Generation Gap Presentation Join us as on Thursday, November 16th at 6pm as we explore the best ways to communicate with our teenagers. Often time we get frustrated because our Teens aren't listening to us. But are we listening to them? Let's explore ways to connect with our youth that are effective and understanding. Registration is free and open to ALL parents (even if your youth are not quite teens or if they are adults!).
  • Shield North Carolina – Defense Against Trafficking

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