The John Rex Endowment supports an environment where children and families in greater Wake County live healthy lives.  Guided by the belief that all children should reach their full potential, the John Rex Endowment works with the community to support the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of children.

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President’s Message: Using Our Voice on Your Behalf

As we begin the week with what health officials predict will be a “very difficult time” in the course of this pandemic, we want you to know we are here for you – to be a thought partner or to be a friend – a safe space to share the struggles. I’m proud to say that the Endowment is firm in our belief in and commitment to you, the Wake County nonprofit community, as you serve on the front lines to help our children and families.

In my previous message I spoke about the immediate steps we are taking to support our grantees as they deal with the crisis. In many of our conversations you've told us to use our voice on your behalf. We take this role seriously. That is why we took these steps: 

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