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WWCM Welcomes New Executive Director

February 14, 2022

The Board of Western Wake Crisis Ministry is pleased to announce Spencer Bradford as the new Executive Director of our ministry as we strive to create a healthy, hunger free, and housing stable community in Apex and the surrounding area. He will join the team beginning March 7, 2022. Spencer comes to Western Wake Crisis Ministry after 15 years of successfully leading Durham Congregations in…


Director Update: Meeting the Challenges of 2020

November 7, 2020

Almost a year ago, we were beginning to learn about Covid-19. Since that time, we’ve seen a dramatic impact on our health, unemployment, and mental health: Over 20,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Wake County More than 77,000 jobs lost in Wake County between February and August A Kaiser Family Foundation survey shows steady increases in mental health symptoms associated with anxiety and depression in…


WWCM’s Response and Plan for the COVID-19 Virus

March 16, 2020

We are entering into a time like we’ve never seen before. The Coronavirus, Covid-19, is threatening our systems and our loved ones. It threatens our neighbors who already face hardships, financial and health related. Please see below to read how this will affect our clients, how WWCM plans to respond and serve our neighbors during this crisis, as well as additional client resources.  To read…


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…


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…


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:  


2018 Annual Report

July 2, 2019

While 2017 was a year of listening, observing, and defining, 2018 was a year of growth and forward planning. It was our second year at the Olive Chapel Road location where we are seeing an increase in capacity to serve as well as an increase in service needs. As we’ve observed changes and growth in our community and listened to the needs of those coming…


Pop-up Farmers Market

June 8, 2019

On a hot spring Saturday on Towhee Drive in Apex, Isabella rode her new pink bike for the first time. Her brother and sister cheered her on as she passed by, streamers fluttering. Isabella’s bike was just one of many given out by The Peak Church’s Bike Ministry at the first Pop-up Farmers Market by Western Wake Crisis Ministry in collaboration with Fiesta Cristiana’s Family Resource…


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…


Teenagers Lead One-Ton+ Food Drive

December 10, 2018

Front Porch Leaders, a non-profit organization founded by a local student, will deliver more than 2,500 pounds of food that will be delivered to Western Wake Crisis Ministry. The donation, the largest from the student-driven non-profit, will help feed hundreds of Apex residents going through a crisis situation this holiday season. “This food will impact hundreds of individuals, families with children, elderly adults living on…


WWCM will be CLOSED Dec. 24 - Jan. 2. Please hold all food donations until we reopen on Jan. 3.

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