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Tis the season for holiday joy! There are so many people even within your own community who will be cold this winter because they do not own a coat. Grab the coat that is gathering dust in your closet and put it towards something meaningful. Many children and adults alike are living in bitter cold […]

Coats Cause We Care works with individuals as well as private and public sector organizations that care about their community to provide new or gently used/clean coats for children in the Raleigh area. Our goal is to provide 500 coats to children in need! How do I get involved? Volunteer as a Coat Captain Gather […]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides healthy foods, nutrition and breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and community services. WIC serves babies and children up to age five, pregnant women, and new mothers. All caretakers of young children and working families are welcome at WIC! WIC is funded by […]

Even as more parents receive vaccinations, Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions that as “children go out in the community, you want them to continue to wear masks” when playing with kids from multiple houses, or risk getting infected with COVID-19.   Fauci also said that it’s “conceivable” that kids could go to summer camps without being […]

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Since 2007, the Bicycle Helmet Initiative has equipped thousands of children with a​ helmet – a simple and essential means of reducing bicyclist injuries and fatalities. Funded by proceeds from North Carolina’s “Share the Road” specialty license plate, the program distributes helmets to government and non-government agencies conducting bicycle safety events for underprivileged children. Children are among the […]

We learned a few weeks ago that comedian Sinbad has suffered a stroke. The information was shared via his Instagram page. “It is out of sincere love that we share Sinbad, our beloved husband and father, is recovering from a recent stroke,” his family said in a statement. “Sinbad is a light source of love […]

Governor Roy Cooper signed the Coronavirus Relief Act 3.0 into law which includes the Extra Credit Grant program. The purpose of the program is to “use funds from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to help families with qualifying children in North Carolina by providing economic support to assist with virtual schooling and child-care costs during the […]

2020 Project Overview Holiday Cheer brightens the holidays of children and seniors in need by matching them with community sponsors who provide Thanksgiving and Christmas meals or gifts. The program provides an opportunity for a personal relationship between the sponsor and their Holiday Cheer family. Again this year, we have urgent needs for sponsors who: […]

Love to create? Come create a masterpiece of your own. Enjoy painting your canvas and a cupcake treat too. Just bring the artist in you amd be ready for some fun. Interactive instruction will be provided through Zoom. Each participant will receive an email at least 2 days before the program begins with a link […]

UNC-TV and the NC Department of Public Instruction are partnering to support school-age children learning at home by providing free, curriculum-informed, over-the-air content that is widely accessible to students—especially those with limited or no internet access. Each weekday, two blocks of programs on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Channel will serve students: fourth through eighth grade, from 11 AM-2 PM, […]

Join Wake County’s Summer Food program for a summer filled with friends, fun activities and delicious meals! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to plug into your local community while receiving a no-cost meal. Summer Food Program sites are located across Wake County to provide a no-cost meal to any child aged 18 and […]

The Wake County Sheriff’s office is searching for 54-year old Carl Barkley. He’s accused of stabbing his wife,age 53 and three children ages 23,22 and 16 on Gamble Drive. Barkely fled the scene in a blue Ford F-150 with license plate PJX-7909. The victims were all rushed to WakeMed for treatment, where the 16-year-old and […]