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Edward & Katrina’s Story

  • January 8, 2020

“I just can’t do this anymore!” Ruth was frantic on the other end of the phone. Her life was stable until recently. She has lived in this area for 15 years; her two children are doing well in school; she strictly and meticulously watches her budget each month. But now, she doesn’t have enough to pay the electric bill and she is at wits end with eight people living in her small two-bedroom apartment.  When her brother and his family…

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Jackie’s Story

  • December 2, 2019

"Welcome to the inside of the Western Wake Crisis Ministry and food pantry.” These are the words I heard when I first visited them, with tears in my eyes. It was early December 2018 and I was met with complete understanding and compassion. For Apex residents this is an essential resource for supplemental assistance. I initially felt guilty taking steps to supplement our family’s nutrition-knowing there are a line of folks, needing assistance more than I thought we did at…

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Peak City Podcast

  • November 26, 2019

How are some folks in Apex affected by food insecurity and how we as a community help others in their times of need? Western Wake Crisis Ministry executive director Beth Bordeaux recently sat down with Shane and Alexis with Peak City Podcast to chat about how the organization is answering these tough questions. Listen here:   https://www.peakcitypodcast.com/podcast/episode/c19c7183/western-wake-crisis-ministry-executive-director-beth-bordeaux  

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Celebrating the Life of Queen Hunter

  • December 13, 2018

The Rev. Dr. Queen Elizabeth Hunter, a beloved and longtime member of WWCM’s Board of Directors, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Queen served on WWCM’s Board for more than 24 years. Queen always focused on how WWCM could better serve people in need and challenged us to expand services however we could. We will also remember her fondly as someone who didn’t pull any punches but always challenged us in a way that could be received. She didn’t…

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