Due to the success of our New Life Plan and the work of breaking the cycle of generational poverty for children, a generous Matching Gift will help make your gift double the impact. All donations received between now and the end of 2019 will be matched, up to $50,000. Your gift today will be matched to help continue breaking the cycle of poverty.

The Need

in Raleigh & Wake County

Individuals Homeless
Over
6,000
Individuals Homeless
Seeking Services
Children Homeless
Over
4,300
Children Homeless
Attending Wake Schools
Individuals in Poverty
Over
99,400
Individuals in Poverty
at risk of being homeless
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Our New Life Plan is transforming lives through loving care, job training & placement, transportation, financial coaching and permanent housing.

What Are We Doing

Individuals Homeless
382
Adults enrolled in our New Life Plan last year
Individuals Homeless
180
Children enrolled in our New Life Plan last year
Individuals Homeless
55
Men and women received career training and became employed

Hear Our Client's Stories

  • Sunshine is Coming Real Soon
    A father and his infant son found a place where they could start again.
    De's Story
  • It's Never Too Late For Transformation
    At 60 years of age, Celia has found stability and her own apartment
    Celia's Story
  • Every Day Became About Survival
    Miriam found the courage to leave a long time abusive relationship
    Miriam's Story
  • Adverse childhood effects (ACEs) had devastating consequences for Kenny
    Watch his video to find out what Kenny found at the end of his 35-year struggle. 
    Kenny's Story
  • She worked up her courage to leave a public housing neighborhood
    Thanks to our New Life Plan Program, she has a job and recently moved with her children into a home of her own.
    Lashanda's Story
  • What seemed too good to be true indeed turned out to be too good to be true.
    Our New Life Plan is helping him turn things around
    Greg's Story
  • After 24 years in the military, Ivan found himself Homeless
    Ivan needed help when he could not cope with post-traumatic stress disorder.
    Ivan's Story
  • From homeless as a child to Biomolecular Engineer Graduate
    Alexandra came to the Mission as 9-year old child with her mother.
    Alexandra’s Story
  • Growing up in foster care, she became the next generation of homelessness
    Thanks to caring friends like you, Lisa and her baby found food, shelter and life-changing hope at Raleigh Rescue Mission
    Lisa's Story
  • She could no longer afford rent or find a living wage job.
    She walked aimlessly for hours, her baby held tightly in her arms, her daughters jumping at every little noise.
    Sheryl's Story