• The Giving Tree
    Thank you for considering volunteer opportunities with The Giving Tree! We rely on your help to keep our daily operations running smoothly and appreciate your time.All new volunteers will need to complete our Volunteer Application. Please call our store at (919) 453-5597 or email us atinfo@givingtreefoundation.org to request this application. Once you have turned in your application, we will setup a two-hour volunteer training session for you with one of our regular employees. After you have completed your initial training session, you can sign-up below for any additional volunteer opportunities.We use VolunteerSpot to organize our volunteer schedule. We have volunteer opportunities available on a daily basis, in one-hour increments. Feel free to sign-up for one-hour of volunteering or for several hours – whatever your schedule might allow. Remember that each hour you volunteer will provide a credit for the school of your choice!
    Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
    1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot
    2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
    3. Sign up! Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me at leigh@givingtreefoundation.org and I can sign you up manually.Thank you for your participation and support!
    Activate Good
    Our Mission is to activate volunteers to help charitable causes in our local community.
    Our Vision: Volunteerism is an important facet of civic and community life and an indicator of the health of the overall community. Volunteerism benefits the thousands of nonprofit causes that provide necessary services in our community, and provides physical, mental, and emotional benefits to the individuals volunteering. Activate Good envisions a world in which...
    Volunteering and doing good for others is part of everyday life.
    All people realize and exercise their potential to make a difference.
    Good causes get the help they need to make positive changes in the communities they serve.

    Resources for finding Volunteer Opportunities
    Chamber for Good is a website created by the Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce. Click on the link below to find a number of opportunities in the area. This website is updated regularly.
    Civic Groups that provide services in the Wake Forest Community including cultural arts, educational programs, food & clothing banks, health ministries, historical museums and recreational activities. Volunteers are needed at various times throughout the year.

    B.W. Wells Association -Historic site on Falls Lake open to the public
    B.W. Wells Homestead – Rock Cliff Farm, Falls Lake NC 27587
    Tel: 556-3409

    Church Net - A non-denominational volunteer organization that provides charitable support for people in crises
    121 E. South Street, Wake Forest, NC (Old train Depot)
    Tel: 569-0020

    Daughters of American Revolution - Veterans Memorial Service, continuing education of historical documents & events

    Friends of the Wake Forest Public Library - Annual used book sale benefiting the local library
    P.O. Box 207, Wake Forest NC 27588

    Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment - Support the arts in schools & all areas of downtown Wake Forest
    Wake Forest, NC 27587

    Haywood Hall Museum House and Gardens - Historical museum open to the public in Raleigh historic district
    211 New Bern Place, Raleigh, NC 27601
    Tel: 832-8357

    Hospice of Wake County Foundation - Provide free support services to terminally ill
    250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27614
    Tel: 828-0890

    July 4th Committee - 4th of July fireworks show and free Art/Games in the Park celebrating Independence Day
    Wake Forest, NC

    Kiwanis of Wake Forest - Continuing education scholarships, learning materials & Key Club for teenagers
    Wake Forest, NC

    Koinonia Foundation - Christian non-denominational organization provides charitable support to individuals/groups in crises
    P.O. Box 200, Wake Forest, NC 27588

    Meals On Wheels - Provide meals that are delivered to the handicapped and people in need
    1001 Blair Drive, Raleigh, NC 27587
    Tel: 833-1749

    Northern Wake Senior Center - Crafts/recreational activities, annual health fair & exercise classes for senior citizens
    235 E. Holding Avenue, Wake forest, NC 27587
    Tel: 554-4111

    Purple Heart Foundation - Annual dinner to honor recipients of the Purple Heart awarded for injury in war time service to this country

    Town of Wake Forest - Need volunteer receptionists, part time hours, youth council, provide community calendar of events
    301 S. Brooks St., Wake forest, NC
    Tel: 435-9400

    Tri-Area Ministries - Food Bank for people in need
    Holding Avenue, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Tel: 556-7144

    Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce - Meet In the Street, Spelling Bee, Community Business Expo, Business/Education Alliance
    350 South White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Tel: 556-1519 - Website: www.wakeforestchamber.org

    Wake Forest Area Tennis Association - Support & teach tennis
    P.O. Box 92, Wake Forest, NC 27588
    Tel: 556-4593

    Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club - Daily activities & events for youth in community
    325 South Wingate Ave., Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Tel: 556-2911

    Wake Forest Civitan Club - Support area food banks, schools
    5428 Highway 96, Youngsville, NC 27596

    Wake Forest Cultural Arts Association - Six Sundays in Spring, support area arts in the community
    Wake Forest Birthplace Annex, 450 N. Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Tel: 528-3027

    Wake Forest DRC - Art after Hours, Lighting of Wake Forest, Christmas Parade
    137 South White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Tel: 570-1372

    Wake Forest Fire Department - Annual Fish Fry, train those interested in becoming fireman
    420 East Elm Ave., Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Tel: 556-1966

    Wake Forest Garden Club - Garden Tour, maintain Susie Powell Garden, Arbor Day, provide table decorations for other organizations
    P.O. Box 26, Wake Forest, NC 27588
    Tel: 562-4660

    Wake Forest Historical Museum - Docents for historical exhibits & Calvin Jones House
    450 N. Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Tel: 556-2911

    Wake Forest Junior Woman’s Club - Continued educations scholarship, Breakfast with Santa, Relay For Life
    P.O. Box 363, Wake Forest, NC 27588

    Wake Forest Public Library - Story telling, history programs, educational programs, ancestry research, etc.
    400 East Holding Avenue, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Tel: 554-8498

    Wake Forest Woman’s Club -Support education, arts, food banks; continuing education scholarship, Spelling Bee, Arbor Day, Kids Voting
    P.O. Box 1614, Wake Forest, NC 27588

    Wake Forest/Wakefield Rotary - Support education in area schools, education scholarships
    2201 Wakefield Plantation Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614
    Tel: 761-8816

    W.E.B. DuBois Community Development Corporation - Food & clothing bank, support education in the community
    150-A North White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Telephone 556-0709