Giving Tree Project 2023

This year we are excited to continue our annual Giving Tree Project supporting Growing Together Preschool (GTP), StepUp Ministry, and local Women’s Prison Ministries. GTP is a preschool program housed here at Christ Church that serves three and four-year-old’s living in public housing. StepUp Ministry is a life skills resource in Wake County for people seeking to improve their lives and develop stable careers. North Carolina Correctional Institute for Women (NCCIW) is hoping to provide Christmas gift bags and meals to every person incarcerated this December.We have a few different ways you can support our neighbors this holiday season. Click the link beside each item to sign up:

  • Purchase gifts online and have them ship directly to church: Purchase TARGET; Purchase AMAZON
  • Purchase and wrap gifts for an individual child by Dec. 7: click this link 
  • Donate money for church to purchase gifts: click this link
  • Help deliver gifts on Sunday, Dec. 17: click this link 
Seasons Village – Volunteers Needed!

Seasons Village is looking for volunteers! Our participating families gather as a village on Thursdays, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at 508 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh for onsite program curriculum for mothers and children and a communal meal. We need volunteers to provide care and curriculum for children ages one month to 16 years, provide meals for approximately 12 adults/15 children (babies not included in the count for meals) and volunteers interested in coaching/mentoring single mothers. Visit this link to sign up.

Additionally, if anyone would be willing to donate gas cards or Uber/Lyft cards, we have a number of families struggling with transportation. Cards can be sent to our PO Box 27264, Raleigh, NC 27611, or emailed to our Program Director at lakeisha.george@seasonsvillage.org. We are very grateful for the support of our community to help change the trajectory of lives with multi-generational impact!

Volunteer Opportunities at Wake Relief
  • Volunteer – Join a regular shift – Mondays & Tuesdays, 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Daychair – Computer work with clients
  • Driver – Drive rental truck with a team (three Saturdays a year) to pick up and upload monthly groceries
  • Site Manager – Opening Manager for Wake Relief (four Saturday mornings per year)

For more information, please contact Laura Rogers via brcactus@aol.com or (919) 605-3125.

Meals on Wheels – Volunteers Needed!

Meals on Wheels of Wake County has kept seniors nourished, less isolated and safer in their homes since 1974. They have numerous pick-up sites located throughout the county for volunteers to pick up the meals to deliver. Each route is typically 8-12 homes and usually take about 60 minutes to complete. Deliveries are made between 10:30 a.m. and noon. Potential volunteers need to complete a volunteer application via this link. Thank you for your help!