Catholic Parish Outreach is the largest food pantry in Wake County, NC. We serve any resident of Wake, Johnston, or Franklin County who is referred to us in writing by an agency (such as the Department of Social Services), church (any denomination), community, or public service organization, based on need. Services are provided to those of all faiths, or no faith tradition.

For more information about the Catholic Parish Outreach Food Pantry, please visit the program website or download the CPO Brochure.

Learn about hunger insecurity in our community, and what CPO food pantry is doing to help our neighbors.

Volunteers play a very important role in the services that Catholic Charities provide. Volunteers work with poor and vulnerable families of all faith traditions, and quite a few only Speak Spanish.

To find out how you can volunteer, please contact the Catholic Parish Outreach volunteer coordinator by phone 919-847-1466 or e-mail CPOvol.Coordinator@raldioc.org.

To find out how you can volunteer, please contact the Catholic Parish Outreach Office at 919-873-0245.

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