Local Hope exists to help meet the spiritual, physical and social needs of people from the local community through resources and volunteers.

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Ongoing Opportunities

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One-Time Opportunities

NC Disaster Relief

We’re partnering with 902 Church in Kinston to provide disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Much of the area remains underwater and residents are in need of food, water, basic supplies and more. For a list of items we’re collecting, click here. We are also looking for people who would be willing to serve in this ministry and go to Kinston to help with clean-up efforts. If you feel God leading you in this direction – contact Carrie Miranda.

Hope on the Homefront

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Extending God’s love through home improvement projects for people in need, we provide the tools, you bring a willing heart and the elbow grease! Projects include general repairs, accessibility improvements, painting and landscaping . View the opportunities

BackPack Buddies

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BackPack Buddies provides children from food-insecure homes with healthy weekend meals during the school year. Help collect food items to fill a back pack with non-perishable food. On-going donations are needed at the Raleigh campus during the school year.

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Bumper Crop

Bumper Crop

A great opportunity at each of our campuses to help provide food or volunteer to under-resourced people. View the opportunities

Human Trafficking Ministry


Hope4Freedom (H4F) focuses on human trafficking in North Carolina and the U.S. through awareness, prevention and outreach opportunities to church members and community. Through this combination we hope to empower youth and young adults to prevent growth in the human trafficking industry. If interested in immediate opportunities or have any questions, email us.  View the opportunities

Homework Club


 Homework Club

The Homework Club provides free one-on-one tutoring for elementary school children grades first-sixth, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at the Raleigh campus (times to be determined) during the school year. This classroom tutoring environment helps students with various subjects, homework assignments and test preparation. View the opportunities

Food Pantry

Food Pantry

The Raleigh campus hosts a food pantry for people in need on Mondays, 10 a.m. – noon and it’s open to the public. Volunteers and donations of dried beans, pasta, rice, soups (including Top Ramen), peanut butter & jelly, oatmeal and canned sauce are especially needed. Interested in serving? Email Carrie Miranda.

Clothing and Children’s Book Outreach

Clothing and Children’s Book Outreach

Check back in the fall for further details and volunteer opportunities.