Help for today.
HOPE for tomorrow.

We help families in crisis in Wilson County, NC through food, shelter, housing assistance, and emergency financial assistance.

Food

Our Food Pantry can supply up to 3 days of food for you and your family.

Shelter

Our shelters can provide emergency shelter if you are experiencing homelessness. We can also provide assistance in finding safe, stable housing for you.

Financial Assistance

Our financial assistance programs can help if you are experiencing an emergency and can’t pay your bills.

Get Involved

We have a team of committed and passionate volunteers who give of their time regularly to support our neighbors in Wilson. From volunteering in the pantry to helping with our shelters, we have opportunities for everyone.

Search Begins for New Executive Director

Hope Station has launched a search for their next Executive Director following the upcoming retirement of their longtime leader, Linda Walling. This leader will be responsible for the strategic plan, revenue generation, resource management, and team empowerment.

Our Partners

Our church, corporate and community partners recognize and respond to the needs of our neighbors. We are so grateful for their passion, generosity, and commitment.

Support for the Hope Station comes in all shapes and sizes.

A family owned local business donates a gift card for one of our fundraisers.

A church Sunday School class contributes $25 monthly to support our operating budget.

A major national corporation wants to invest in their local community and makes a large annual donation to support our operating budget.

A local church makes the Hope Station their primary missions offering recipient each year.

A local scout troop does a large food drive annually, gathering support from the whole community.

A local food store donates bread, fruits and vegetables to ensure our community eats nutritious food.

A local business provides their services to the Hope Station at cost so we can stretch our operating budget even further to meet the needs of our community.

A local church sells cotton candy at the Whirligig Festival and gives all the proceeds to the Hope Station.

A local church provides a weekly meal for the men’s shelter and a women’s group provides a monthly meal for the family shelter

Where will your organization fit in?


Our Leadership

Executive Director

Baraka Riptoe

Board Chair

Henry Skinner

Board Vice Chair

Angela Hart

Our Impact

Strategically placed in Downtown Wilson, the Hope Station is a hub of support for families in crisis through food, shelter, housing assistance, and emergency financial assistance.