Ways to give back in Raleigh this holiday season

More than 10 ways to support our neighbors now through December.

An Angel Tree in Uniquities in the Village District.

The Village District has six Angel Tree locations.

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As we enter the season of giving, we’re looking for ways to support Raleighites in need. Help out a neighbor by supporting these 10+ local causes now through the holidays.

Giving Tuesday

The following ways to give back are taking place today, Nov. 29.

  • Donate a pair of shoes or make a financial contribution to help Note in the Pocket provide 1,500 pairs of shoes to kids during Giving Shoesday.
  • Bring in two of The Green Chair Project’s most needed items between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and receive a free Tiff’s Treats cookie.
  • For every freezer casserole ordered through Fig’s Market, Catering Works will donate one to the Salvation Army of Wake County.
  • All day, YogaSix classes are supporting causes including Coats for Kids, a toy drive, and a canned food drive. Sign up to flow for good (and check class descriptions for what to bring).
  • The Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC is tripling all donations today. This means that 15 meals will be provided for every $1 donated ($1 typically provides five meals).

December causes

  • Activate Good is hosting a Holiday Cheer Baking event on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Sign up to bake, individually wrap, and drop off 12-24 holiday treats to be shared with people experiencing homelessness.
  • Drop off food donations for the ABC11 Together Food Drive on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at a designated Food Lion location.
  • Visit an Angel Tree in the Village District to fulfill a child’s holiday wish, now through Saturday, Dec. 10.
  • Host a holiday meal for Raleighites experiencing homelessness with Oak City Cares. Sign up for a volunteer shift on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or the day after Christmas.
  • Help A Place At The Table check off some items on its Holiday Wish List. Donations range from name tags and whisks to PLACE Cards and rent payments.
  • Donate new toys to the Salvation Army of Wake County for its Toy Shop. Families in need will have the opportunity to shop for their children for free during the month of December.
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