People Matter: Poverty Alleviation

There are more than one million people in Wake County, with nearly half living in Raleigh. Of that one million, approximately nine percent live in poverty. That’s almost 90,000 people living on minimum wage – unable to provide the proper care and education for their children, or being in a state of homelessness – having…

Standing on the Edge of Poverty

Have you ever had to live paycheck to paycheck? Do you know what it’s like to experience what appears to be “small problems of everyday life” but are actually devastating circumstances? Have you had “simple” car problems or medical issues that led you to the edge of a financial crisis? Sadly, and surprisingly, many people…

The Little Engine that Could

At Angel Oak, we measure success in many ways. Analytics don’t lie. For example, if we’ve been hired to improve a nonprofit’s digital presence, success is determined by an increase in following or engagement on social platforms – or a spike in web traffic. If we’ve been hired to promote an event, with the end…

Let’s Talk about Grit

Company values are what motivate us to do the work we do. They’re what get us up and out the door in the morning. Our values at Angel Oak are simple: people, family, faith, and grit. Let’s talk about grit. As a company, we’ve defined grit as working with a “whatever it takes” attitude. Google…