WIHN has been featured recently in two national publications – the spring 2014 newsletter of our parent organization Family Promise (see page 4) and the April/May 2014 issue of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (see page 14).
We are thrilled to announce that Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network has been chosen as a finalist for a Triangle Community Foundation’s What Matters Innovation Award. These four $5,000 awards are being presented at the Foundation’s April 2nd What Matters Community Luncheon to organizations that are actively engaged in the theme of Community Innovation. Triangle Community Foundation has recognized Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network as an organization that innovates, collaborates, and advocates. We are proud to be considered an innovative organization, tackling our community’s issues through thoughtful, effective, and long-lasting efforts.
Now we need YOUR HELP! 12 finalists will now compete for these four awards through online public voting, and we need you to vote daily and help us spread the word. Visit http://www.trianglecf.org/grants_support/what_matters_innovation_award_voting/ to vote for us in the Community Development category, share your vote on Facebook and Twitter, and ask your friends to vote too! Voting begins TODAY (March 17) and ends at midnight on March 23. (Don’t forget to vote each day.) Help us win $5,000 and get our important work recognized at this widely attended, public event!
Thank you in advance for your support!
Thanks to Chelsea Huber, CVNC.org recently posted a review of the February 16 concert to benefit WIHN. See the review here.
Three Triangle Tenors and Two Sopranos will present a concert Winter’s Song to support Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network (WIHN) on Sunday, February 16, at 3:00 at Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Road in Raleigh. The group will perform religious pieces and popular favorites from Broadway and opera. Tickets are $15 each ($10 for seniors 65+ and students) and can be purchased in advance and at the door. Contact George or Mary Beth Deaton for more information at 919-851-1255, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Thanks to the Homebuilders Association of Raleigh-Wake County and the Remodelers Council, the Day Center will undergo major renovations beginning on November 4. To read more about it and donate for materials, click on ‘Donate for Renovations’ under ‘Donate’ on the menu bar.
You can now set up a recurring donation to WIHN using your credit card via PayPal. Just click on ‘Donate Using PayPal’ under ‘Donate’ on the menu bar to subscribe. For tax purposes, we will send you an acknowledgement letter for your total donation at the end of the year. You can also make a one time donation online using PayPal. And of course, you can still mail us a check. WIHN is grateful for all monetary donations.
See the Belfor Spotlight to learn how this national company helped WIHN.
Saint Francis Brass Band will host its annual concert to benefit WIHN on Sunday, October 7, at 4:00 in the sanctuary of Saint Francis United Methodist Church, 2965 Kildaire Farm Road in Cary. Admission is free, and tax-deductible donations will be accepted. This is always an entertaining concert, so please join us for a great cause!
On January 10, WIHN hosted an evening of appreciation to thank our wonderful volunteers. Hope Community Church provided a beautiful setting in their Gathering Place, and Casa Carbone provided a delicious buffet meal. Many of our Day Center supervisors and church volunteer coordinators attended, as well as two families who graduated from our program. All had an opportunity to enjoy fellowship with WIHN staff and board members.
The Three Triangle Tenors will perform their Holiday Magic concert to benefit WIHN.
Sunday, December 18, 2011, 3:00 pm
Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC
For tickets ($15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors), contact Wake Interfaith at 919-832-6024.
If you would like to help sponsor the concert, see the Sponsor Form.