Wake County Blog

THERE’S STILL TIME TO BE AMAZING!

Teams have until August 18 at noon to register for Raleigh’s MOST Amazing Race! Eight more teams are needed to reach the $25,000 goal for The Salvation Army's Community Center programs.

Brewers Against Brothels

Project FIGHT Club volunteers are putting together the event, Brewers Against Brothels, to raise awareness and empower men to join the FIGHT again human trafficking! All proceeds will benefit Project FIGHT (Freeing Individuals Gripped by Human Trafficking).

Shelter Wish List

The Salvation Army’s Judy D. Zelnak Center of Hope location includes the Barbara L. Goodmon Women & Children's Shelter that serves an average of 80 per day. One of our goals is to provide each woman that comes to building a welcome kit to help them transition into their new “home.”

Volunteer Hightlight: Laura & the Rosenbrock Family

From Ives Maready: As the Volunteer Coordinator, I have the pleasure of working with so many amazing people wanting to help the community. This month, we’d like to highlight one volunteer who made a pledge to make a difference in her community. Meet Laura Rosenbrock

As the Summer Heat Rises, so does Food Insecurity in Wake County

Food is a major need, and food insecurity is a growing concern in WakeCounty – especially in the summer months. We need YOUR help. Donations of canned or nonperishable goods are crucial this time of year.

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.

The 3rd Annual MOST Amazing Race

Participate or volunteer for The MOST Amazing Race, a scavenger-hunt race with mental and physical challenges throughout downtown Raleigh. Have an AMAZING time and help raise funds for the Community Center's programs!

Play & Learn: Promoting Healthy Active Lifestyles for Underserved Kids

The Salvation Army Community Center’s Playground Dedication

Community Partners Come Together to Send Homeless Children to Summer Camp

The Salvation Army’s Project CATCH and others Hosts Informative Meeting for Parents

The 2nd Annual MOST Amazing Race in Raleigh

On August 24, 2013, The Salvation Army’s Most Amazing Race, a scavenger hunt-adventure style race, will be held in downtown Raleigh, NC. Patterned after CBS’s show “The Amazing Race,” teams of 2 will be tasked with physical and mental challenges as a “race” throughout downtown – including challenges at local restaurants, museums, and other popular Downtown locations - all with the goal of winning the prize of $2500 cash!