8 Easy Ways You Can Become A Hunger Hero this Holiday Season!!!

by Steve McCrossan, Executive Director

The holidays are here and you are looking for ways to give back to your community. That’s great because we have lots of ideas on how you can act to help the most vulnerable in our community. Let’s get right in to how you can take action this holiday season.

Volunteer: We want to make sure that our kids have a Happy, Healthy Holiday and you can help. Sign up here to volunteer at the NourishNC warehouse on December 6th to pack holiday break boxes for our kids! Hurry, these spots will fill up quick!

Sponsor a Holiday Break Box: Your $35 gift provides a child with three nutritious meals a day, snacks, milk, fresh produce and turkey for the entire break! Oh yeah, it also comes with a stocking stuffed with lots of goodies! Click here to feed a child this holiday season.  But wait you can also sponsor a…

Pack Snack Packs: Want a simple and impactful way to involve your group without leaving the comfort of your business, place of worship, or headquarters? Well then, this is the perfect project for you. Click here to learn how to pack snack packs for high need kids at nonprofit after school programs and community centers.

Little Red Wagon: NourishNC’s “Little Red Wagon” program is a neighborhood food collection network designed to collect and distribute food to hungry kids in our community. The program is a simple, fun, and easy way to build healthy kids and strong communities. Click here to get involved!

Food Drive: Collect food from our Most Wanted list and drop it off at our warehouse at 601 Greenfield st. Call to let us know you are coming (910)465-0995 and to ensure we are open.

Stuff the Bus: You could also take all that food you collected and help WAVE Transit “Stuff the Bus” on December 19th. Check out Santa while you are there.

Year End Giving, Stocks, & IRA: Please consider designating your year-end gift to benefit the nearly 1,000 children we serve. Call Steve at (910) 465-0095 for more info.

****Bonus: Nominate NourishNC for “Best Nonprofit”: Follow this link to nominate NoursishNC in Encore’s yearly “Best of Awards.”

Go forth and do great work!

Our vision is to be anywhere and everywhere hungry kids need us

NourishNC has three strategic programs specifically designed to provide nutritious food to hungry children in our community.

Click here to learn more about our Backpack Program

Backpack Program

The Backpack Program provides food insecure children, pre-K through 5th grade, with three nutritious meals a day, every weekend, and over every school break.

Click here to learn more about Market On Market program

Market On Market

The Market on Market (The MoM) is a full-service grocery store where food insecure children, pre-K through 12th grade, and their families can shop to choose the food that is best for them.

Click here to learn more about our Food Farmacy program

Food Farmacy

The Food Farmacy Program provides non-perishable and fresh food items through partner organizations such as schools, pediatrician offices, and other nonprofits.