Raleigh Rallies

Sunday Supper

When disaster strikes Raleigh can rally. Over the last two months, the city has come together to raise funds for flood victims: a Sunday supper for 1,000 guests, benefit concerts, retailers pledging donations, and hundreds of individual charitable contributions. Here, are some of the astounding numbers.

The Sunday Supper

$100,000

Raised

1,000

People joined hands in prayer to break bread to support their neighbors

400

Pieces of Baklava

350

Pounds of barbecue

300

Volunteers made the day great

80

Gallons of sweet tea

55

Corporate sponsors

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Brad and Brandi Davis’ #FillUpAUHaul community campaign

6

U-Hauls filled with community donations

1

18-wheeler filled with relief supplies

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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh

$250,000+

collected in cash donations

$200,000+

in non-cash donations collected, including non-perishable food and water

3

Number of Broadway “Phantom of the Opera” stars, who performed in a benefit concert at Memorial Auditorium

50+

Number of retailers that pledged a portion of their sales to help flood victims for Raleigh + Relief

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