Give to Oak City Cares

In Kind Donations

Thank you for thinking of our friends in need! We accept donations by appointment only.

Financial Contributions

Help us support our neighbors experiencing homelessness.

Fundraise for Oak City Cares

Start your own fundraiser to benefit Oak City Cares!

In Kind Donations

Donations can be accepted by appointment only.

To make an appointment, please contact us at 984-344-9599 or email

All donations must be dropped off during our weekday hours (9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday). We do not offer a pickup service – all donations much be brought to Oak City Cares.

Travel-Sized Hygiene Products

  • Body Wash
  • Bar Soap
  • Brushes & Combs
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Lotion
  • Shaving Razors
  • Shaving Cream
  • Mouthwash
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Dental Floss
  • Tampons
  • Sanitary Napkins
  • Sunscreen 

Household Items

  • Drawstring Bags
  • First Aid Kits
  • Tissues (travel size)
  • Trash Bags
  • Ziploc Bags (all sizes)

Gift Cards/Passes

  • McDonalds $5 giftcards
  • Uber $5 gift cards

Cleaning Supplies

  • Bleach
  • Dishwasher Detergent (for machine)
  • Dishwashing Soap (i.e Dawn)
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Hand Soap
  • Laundry Pods
  • Multi-Surface Cleaner
  • Powder/Latex Free Vinyl Gloves
  • Paper Towels

Miscellaneous Items

  • Adult Disposable Diapers
  • Bras
  • Men’s & Women’s Underwear
  • Unisex T-shirts
  • Socks

Financial Contributions

Your gift to Oak City Cares will help provide a path for our Wake County neighbors, who are experiencing homelessness, to be safely and stably housed.

Consider joining our Friends of Oak City Cares Club by becoming a monthly donor! Simply click on the Donate Now button and select “Recurring Donation” on the form to set up your monthly gift.

If you prefer to send your gifts through the mail, please mail your donation to:

Oak City Cares, Inc.
1430 S. Wilmington St.,
Raleigh, NC 27603

Oak City Cares, Inc. is recognized as a tax-exempt, 501 (c)(3) charity by the IRS (EIN: 83-0826329) and your contribution is deductible to the extent allowed by law. Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919.807.2214, or 1.888.830.4989. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

Fundraise for Oak City Cares

Want to start your own fundraiser to benefit Oak City Cares? Email us and share some of your ideas on how you’d like to give back to our Wake County neighbors experiencing homelessness and food insecurity.

Our Partners

Our Provider Partners

These organizations are part of the ever-growing list of those collaborating to provide medical assistance, behavioral health care, veterans’ services, outreach, employment services, and coordination of care and support to Oak City Cares guests. Visit our Providers Page for the full list of partners.

Salvation Army's Project CATCH
Advance Community Health - Primary Healthcare/Integrated Behavioral Health
Haven House Services - Homeless Youth Services, Street Outreach and Coordinated Entry Support
Interact - Domestic Violence Services and Coordinated Entry Support
Monarch Health - Behavioral Health
StepUp Ministry - Employment Training Program
The Durham Veterans Administration - Veteran's Services
Wake County Human Services - Public Health - Immunizations and Health Testing
Wake Network of Care - Resource Support
WakeMed HEART Team - Street outreach for unsheltered individuals with serious mental illness
Triangle Family Services - Street outreach for unsheltered individuals
SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SouthLight Healthcare
FIGS of Wake County


9am-5pm Monday-Friday
9am-6pm on Saturday and Sunday for weekend meals (enter at the side entrance)

1430 South Wilmington Street,  Raleigh, NC 27603

We are accessible via the #21 bus from downtown Raleigh.

Oak City Cares

1430 S. Wilmington St.,
Raleigh, NC 27603

Our Partners

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