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.

"We're people creating opportunities to connect with others and act together so children here are safe and supported."  Kevin Cain, President and CEO

In the Spotlight

Wake County Childhood Injury and Violence Prevention Networking Event - Registration Open

The Skills and Knowledge for Injury Prevention Partners (SKIPP) project announces registration for the 3rd Annual Wake County Childhood Injury and Violence Prevention Networking Event, June 16, Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon. Registrations are due by June 9 for the no-cost event. Hear keynote Peter Morris, M.D., Executive Director, Urban Ministries of Wake County, give his views on how “caring for children truly means caring for a community." Listen to presentations by local organizations as they discuss collaborations/systems change efforts and innovative or long-standing programs underway to improve the conditions in which children, youth, and families live.