Wake County Blog

Wake County Commissioner responds to the needs of families experiencing homelessness.

Commissioner Jessica Holmes was inspired by her past to provide a meal for women and children in The Salvation Army’s Shelter.

Family Fun Night: Valentine's Day

With the regular everyday stress of being a parent plus the added stress of experiencing homelessness, it is crucial that the families have the opportunity in a stress free environment to interact with each other as mother and child(ren). Family Fun Night ensures that the families have quality time with constructive fun activities. Volunteer Groups, like the JAB, make these extra special and create an impact that goes beyond a simple activity.

White Flag for Winter Weather

The Salvation Army participates in White Flag and opens its door to keep even more families out of the cold. What you need to know and how you can help.

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.”