Urban Ministries of Raleigh, North Carolina recently announced that the Ark Shelter will be renamed to the Helen Wright Center for Women, in honor of its founder and director.
The Sisters of Mercy Foundation of North Carolina awarded a $33,175 grant for a case manager position to assist the Helen Wright Center for Women, formerly known as Ark Shelter.
The Divine Providence Foundation awarded a $9,000 grant to provide assistance to low-income individuals in Wake County, especially those with Hispanic and African-American heritage.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust of Winston-Salem, North Carolina awarded a $211,967 operating funds grant to be allocated over three years to support the expansion of the Open Door Clinic Program, North Carolina’s first free clinic which opened in 1985.
Urban Ministries of Raleigh, North Carolina awarded a $50,000 grant from The Stewards Fund to its Crisis Intervention Program to provide operating support. The program provides help to low-income persons through financial, employment and food assistance.