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.

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President's Message: My First 100 Days

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."  - African  Proverb   This proverb has provided inspiration and guidance in my past 25 years working in the nonprofit sector. Collaboration is a value I will live as I lead the John Rex Endowment into the future. [more]