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Help families in need this holiday season

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Though many of us will partake in bountiful feasts this holiday season, there are many families less fortunate that will not be able to do the same. If you would like to help out, here are some options:

Raleigh Rescue Mission

There are several options to help out at the Raleigh Rescue Mission, including its “Gobbles-to-Go” and Holiday Meals Hosts program. The Raleigh Rescue Mission is taking donations for its Christmas Groceries To-Go Food Drive and volunteers can still sign up as backup drivers for several of its meal delivery programs.

For more information on how you can help, see here.

Helping Hand Mission

Located in Raleigh, the Helping Hand Mission is still looking for volunteers to assist with delivering toys to families on Christmas Eve. Volunteers can also sign up to serve food for families on Christmas Day as well.

For more information on how you can help, see here.

Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina

The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina hopes to raise $350,000 by the end of the year in its Holiday Meals Drive to serve over 1.7 million meals to those in need. If you like to help with a monetary donation, see here.

Urban Ministries of Wake County

The Urban Ministries of Wake County helps to serve over 400,000 meals a year to needy families. There are several ways to help out during the holiday season, including donating to its Holiday Baskets and Holiday Honor Cards program. Check out the complete list of ways to assist here.

Stop Hunger Now

Stop Hunger Now is a global organization that feeds families in need worldwide. Help its cause by either hosting a Stop Hunger Now event or giving a donation. See how you can help here.

No Kid Hungry

One out five children lives in a household where they are not getting the resources that they need. You can help to ensure that no kid goes hungry with a donation the No Kid Hungry campaign. For more information, see here.

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