skip to Main Content

Neighbors

Helping

Neighbors

Join us in creating a healthy, hunger free, housing-stable community.

Neighbors

Helping

Neighbors

Join us in creating a
healthy, hunger free,
housing-stable
community.

Neighbors

Helping

Neighbors

Join us in creating a healthy, hunger free, housing-stable community.

News & Updates

In-Person Shopping

Annoucement-icons

Defining the Need

While Apex has been named one of the best places to live, we are not immune to the struggles of food and housing insecurity, even homelessness. And, these vulnerabilities are even more prevalent across the rural areas that we serve in Western and Southwestern Wake County:

Seniors Facing Hardship

The rate of seniors who face financial hardships while living on a limited income in Apex is double that which is seen across the rest of Wake County.

Food Insecurity among Children

Over 3000 students qualify for free and reduced lunches in Apex based schools, and 53% of Apex schools have 20% or more of the student base qualifying for free and reduced lunch.

Cost Burden of Housing

The costs of housing in Western Wake County is the most expensive in the region, especially rental costs.

%

of elderly in Apex are living in poverty — compared to 5% overall in Wake County

students in Wake County Public Schools were homeless during the 2018-19 school year — a 51% increase over five years

%

of children and one in five residents overall in Wake County are food insecure

Our Services

Mini Grocery

(Food Pantry)
Icon-corn

If your financial circumstances are making it difficult to place food on the table, we are here to help. We offer you the opportunity to shop free of charge for the items that meet your family’s unique nutritional needs.

Resource Assistance

(Financial)
Icon-dollar sign copy-BLUE

A financial crisis does not discriminate. It can strike anyone and at the most unexpected time. We are ready to help you with unforeseen economic emergencies. If you need financial assistance, our financial volunteers are ready to assist.

Case Management

(Planning)
Home Project Icon

Sometimes crises pile onto one another and seem overwhelming. Our experienced case managers can bring a fresh perspective and knowledge of resources to helping plan solutions with coaching and counsel. For more information, email jeremiah@wwcm.org.

elaine-casap-qgHGDbbSNm8-unsplash

Stay connected with how we are making a difference.

Subscribe to our newsletter.


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Western Wake Crisis Ministry, 1600 Olive Chapel Road, Apex, NC, 27502, http://www.wwcm.org. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Citizen of the Year Award
Honoring our Volunteers

Partner Agency with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. WWCM distributed 150,646 pounds of food in 2021-2022

Make a Lasting Impact!

Back To Top