Mission: Founded in 1981, The Urban Ministries' mission is to identify and alleviate the effects of poverty by providing an organized structure for the reallocation of resources. The organization's goals are to:Provide basic necessities to people in need; provide services that promote self-sufficiency; build awareness of issues surrounding poverty; be aware of and leverage resources to maximize our impact in the community; and provide a challenging, rewarding and supportive environment for volunteers and staff.
Target demographics: Urban Ministries of Wake County engages our community to serve and advocate on behalf of those affected by poverty by providing food and nutrition, promoting health and wellness, and by laying the foundations of home.
Geographic areas served: Wake County
Programs: Crisis Support, Eligibility Services, and comprehensive health care to uninsured individuals over the age of 18 and under the age of 65.