All children should reach their full potential.

Working together toward common goals for children.

Creating healthier environments where children can thrive.




Who We Are

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.

The Latest

John Rex Endowment Awards Grant to Support Inexperienced Teen Drivers

The John Rex Endowment announces a $287,012 grant award to the Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education (Poe Center) to develop a new multi-faceted approach to teen driver safety in Wake County. The project focuses on developing and testing new interactive educational components for teens and their parents/caregivers as part of the Jordan Driving School program. [more]