Wake County Blog

Have you spotted the new garden?

Thanks to some AWESOME volunteers the Center for Hope now has a garden that offers fresh basil, squash, and other items that can be used in our kitchen. Fresh and healthy choices are so important to the families in our shelter; however, fresh produce is not only expensive and hard to keep at the center because it’s perishable. However, Learn more about how we can utilize fresh produce and healthy snacks for the kids and families ==>

Learn more about Project CATCH

Project CATCH started in 2011 thanks to the help of local partners and funding. The program works with 11 homeless shelter and programs in the area to ensure that they are able to correctly identify and address the needs of children in their care. In Wake County alone there are approximately 5,000 children ages 0-18 experiencing homelessness, with 2,700 of them being school aged. Learn more about Project CATCH and how you can help ==>

Seeing Hope Through the Lens of a Homeless Child

Professional Photojournalist, Linda Solomon, & Chevrolet give children living in The Salvation Army’s Women & Children’s Shelter the opportunity to show their Hopes & Dreams through photography.

Pictures of Hope

Professional photographer, Linda Solomon, is teaming up with Chevrolet to introduce "Pictures of Hope" to children living in The Salvation Army of Wake County's Barbara L. Goodmon Women & Children's Shelter.