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Mission and Outreach
Fall 2023 Opportunities

Questions? Want to get involved?
Email johnfawcett@wakeforestpres.org
Reaching out to others is part of the DNA of Wake Forest Presbyterian Church.

Take a look at the opportunities to get involved this fall!  You will see that many of our Mission and Outreach ministries focus on food insecurity, but there are also opportunities in disaster relief, healthcare, and holiday giving.

Adult Mission Trip 
IOur Adult Mission Team often travels to areas affected by natural disasters to offer assistance. Locally, the team supports families with specific housing needs, and assists with WFPC building and grounds maintenance. Contact: Judy Finch Ide at jfinchide@hotmail.com.


Backpack Buddies
Monthly packs, 2nd Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.
The Backpack Buddies program provides weekend meals to food-insecure students at several area schools. Contact Heather Wheeler at heathersb73@yahoo.com


Blood Drive
Our frequent blood drives help local hospitals maintain adequate blood supplies for needed services.. Contact: Gary Skinner at garyskinnerwf@gmail.com. Next Blood Drive: September 29, 2024

 

Christmas Angel
The Christmas Angels program delivers holiday gifts to financially troubled families in Wake and Franklin Counties.  Contact Carol Winans-Geiser at carol@winans.com

 

Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Classes on the 3rd Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. (for in-person) and 2:00 p.m. (on Zoom) 
Classes are open to anyone who is interested in learning more about care for individuals with any type of dementia. Those who wish to attend the Zoom class and are not already on our mailing list may contact Pat Snyder via email (patsnyder137@gmail.com) to receive a link for a Zoom invite.

Giving Garden

The Giving Garden furnishes fresh produce to a variety of local food distribution hubs, including the Journey Ministry Food Pantry, Tri-Area Ministries, and several smaller organizations, all of whom regularly distribute produce to food-insecure families.  Contact Pam Schulze wfpcgivinggarden@gmail.com.

Habitat for Humanity

Our team of WFPC volunteers supports reconstruction and new construction for Habitat projects.
Contact Bill Habicht at bnbhabicht@gmail.com
 

Stephen Ministry
Stephen Ministers offer one-on-one Christian care to individuals who are experiencing difficulties in their lives.
Contact Armin Harrell at alharrell48@gmail.com

 

Turnberry Senior Housing
Our Turnberry Ministry visits senior residents of Turnberry Apartments monthly and provides them with lunch and bingo.
Contact Loretta Highfield at loretta.highfield@gmail.com
 

VA Veteran’s Ministry
The Veterans Ministry works to support the Durham VA Health Care Systems Center for Development and Civic Engagement to provide food for food-insecure veterans and their families.
Contact Bob Frye at eyrf456@gmail.com

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