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

Serving opportunities

Foster Care Awareness Meeting


Bumper Crop

Bumper Crop

A great opportunity at each of our campuses to help provide food or volunteer to under-resourced people. Bumper Crop collection is every third weekend of the month. View the opportunities

Food Pantry

Food Pantry

The Raleigh campus hosts a food pantry for people in need on Mondays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. It’s open to the public. Volunteers are needed to help provide food, prayer and share the love of Jesus Christ to every one that walks through the doors.

Homework Club

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The Homework Club provides free one-on-one tutoring for school aged children on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m at the Raleigh campus and on Tuesdays from 4:15 – 5:30 p.m. at the Apex campus. This classroom tutoring environment helps students with various subjects, homework assignments, test preparation. Volunteers are needed at Raleigh and Apex campuses.

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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 and Morrisville campus during the school year.
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Lunch Buddies

The Lunch Buddy ministry helps provide lunch buddies to young boys who would benefit from having a male mentor in their lives. This is a partnership with Dillard Drive Elementary school.
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Reading with Friends

The Reading with Friends ministry helps children who may be struggling with their reading skills. Volunteers commit to one-hour weekly shifts working directly in the classroom with a student.View the opportunities