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40 Years of Service: A Letter From Dr. Peter Morris
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  As we mark our 40th year of serving this generous community, we also look...
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Urban Ministries of Wake County: The First 5 Years and Beyond
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  Raleigh Times article about Sister Helen Wright's departure Sister Helen Wright was the first...
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UMWC: 40 Years of Compassion, Dignity, and Care
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This year marks the 40th Anniversary of Urban Ministries of Wake County’s service to our...
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Neighbors helped by Urban Ministries Food Pantry
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In March of 2020, we changed our once client-choice food pantry back to a curbside...
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A Bright Pathway: New Workforce Development Program
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Something big is happening at Urban Ministries of Wake County’s new Helen Wright Center for...
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Dee Jackson: Outside the Box
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Dee Jackson grew up in Raleigh. She says she did not plan to go into...
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Stone Soup Supper Cancelled: Sammy Hobgood of Big Ed’s Restaurants shares recipe to try at home
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Sammy Hobgood, the Kitchen Manager of the family-owned Big Ed’s City Market restaurant, was the...
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Clinic Patient: Dr. Campbell Saved My Life
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Photo Credit: Bisi Cameron Yee and Activate Good’s ‘Look for the Helpers’ Photojournalism Project (See...
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Nick Robertson: Hunger Hero
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Nick has spent 2 years with UMWC. He ran Backpack Buddies at IFFS 10 years...
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Former HWCW Guest Finds Her Way Home
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Janice never expected to have nowhere to go. She never expected to find herself getting...
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