Category: Community Service

St. Mark’s provides $10,300 in grants and gifts

The Community Grants Committee, with Vestry approval, has made the following grants for 2018: Dress for Success $1,000 Raleigh Episcopal Campus Ministry $850 Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women $1,000 Life Plan Trust $750 Meals on Wheels $1,000 Read and Feed…

Help needed with food truck for hungry kids

You can volunteer for one day a week or several St. Mark’s and the New Hope Road Alliance are seeking volunteers to serve lunches this summer to low-income children in our area. Folks are needed Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. You can…

Wilburn starting school year; help with supplies is needed

As a year-round, single-track school, Wilburn Elementary will begin the 2017-’18 school year on Monday, July 31. If you are interested and able to contribute school supplies to Wilburn for the school  year, please check the school’s official list. Leave new…

Meals on Wheels delivery is July 24

It is that time again. Meals on Wheels delivery is Monday, July 24. As promised, I am sharing the total amount received at our celebration of Meals on Wheels and Carmen Reeve on May 21. The Reeve Fund contributed $1,000 and…

Support group forming for ex-prisoners

Yavneh and St. Mark’s seek to help released women St. Mark’s and Yavneh plan to form a pilot reentry support circle with Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women. Many women – particularly those for whom drugs and substance use led to their convictions – risk re-engagement with their previous lifestyles if they…