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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Clothing and Children’s Book Outreach

Clothing + Children’s Book Outreach

Help us help those in need! We’re hosting a clothing and book drive Jan. 28 at our Raleigh campus and you can help! Gather “like-new” winter clothing for children and adults, as well as children’s books, and return them to the Raleigh campus on Jan. 21/22. Want to volunteer? We’re looking for willing hands to help sort items in two-hour shifts Jan. 26 and 27 and prayer volunteers on Jan. 28. Store-bought individual breakfast snacks are also needed. Register here. Questions? Contact Carrie Miranda.

End it Movement

End It Movement

Did you know that North Carolina consistently ranks as one of the top 10 states for human trafficking? But you can do something. Join Local Hope for the End it Movement Project and help shine a light on modern-day slavery. Learn why our state is so attractive to traffickers, how to spot the signs of trafficking, what constitutes trafficking and more. Parents are encouraged to bring their middle school and older students! Don’t miss this important evening and be a part of the fight to end sexual oppression. Jan. 29, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Raleigh campus.

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

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