Raising Hope

First Lady Kristin Cooper was the special guest at Raising Hope, a dinner and silent auction benefiting The Hope Center at Pullen, which supports youth aging out of foster care. Meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner served as emcee for the event held at the Glenwood June 6. Jessica Holmes, Chair of the Wake County Board of Commissioners, received one of three Bridge of Hope Awards.

photography by Charles Dickens Photography

Raisaunya Jones, Joseph McNeill, Erin Witcher, Meredith Yuckman, Kristin Cooper, Delana Epps, Alexandra Lane, Kelliann Miranda, Kellie Burris

Josephine Rutledge, Paige Rosemond, Lisa Cauley, Warren Ludwig

Elizabeth Gardner, Meredith Yuckman, Kristin Cooper

Kristin Cooper, Jessica Holmes

First Lady Kristin Cooper addresses the crowd