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The Shalom Project develops programs that challenge the cycle of poverty in our community with a spirit of inclusion, compassion and justice.

WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA

 


What is The Shalom Project?

A local non-profit running several programs to assist our neighbors in need.
A highly committed staff, board of directors and team of volunteers who serve our clients, patients and guests with a spirit of inclusion, compassion and justice.

 

INCLUSION

The Shalom Project spirit is one of "doing with" instead of "doing for." Folks who have lived in poverty are a part of our organization: our board of directors, our staff and, most importantly, our front line of volunteers.

JUSTICE

We believe every person in our community should have their basic needs met, access to health care and hope for a brighter future. We advocate for improvements in our community structures, systems and services.

COMPASSION

Inclusion fosters compassion. We help shoulder the burden of poverty for our clients because we know it is more than lack of financial means. Our hope and goal is that, after each visit, our clients leave feeling their burden lightened.

 
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How may we serve you?

Our goal is to support you with services that will make your life a little easier. We consider it a privilege to serve you and your family and strive to make our programs a positive experience for you with minimum hassle.

 

Medical Clinic & Pharmacy

A compassionate team of licensed doctors, nurses, pharmacists and interpreters dedicated to meeting your healthcare needs.

Food Pantry

A balanced and nutritious supply of food items provided to you by caring volunteers to supplement your family's monthly needs.

Clothing Closet

Compassionate volunteers staff our store of donated clothing, shoes & home items. All is available free of charge for you & your family.

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Welcome Table

A hot, nutritious meal prepared and served by caring volunteers. All who are hungry are welcome to sit and eat at no cost.


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initiatives

We have big goals.

The Shalom Project wants to make a lasting difference to the poverty situation in Winston-Salem in addition to the programs we run to assist people with immediate needs. We have chosen to focus our efforts in two areas: assisting families as they build permanent pathways out of poverty through our Flourish Program and building a healthier community around a neighborhood thoroughfare with physical improvements though the Peters Creek Community Initiative (PCCI).

 
 
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get involved

Share your compassion.

Our success depends on the hard work of our volunteers and the financial support of our donors. Please consider supporting The Shalom Project with your time and gifts.

 

 
We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty.
— Mother Teresa
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