Executive Director, Steve McCrossan, discusses NourishNC's excitement about the recent arrival of fresh produce which will be included in their 2022 Thanksgiving Dinner distribution. The take-and-bake meals are being provided for 1400 children in New Hanover County who are on NourishNC's Backpack Program. See the video here.
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Please join us for our 2022 Reverse Trick-or-Treat, and together we can bring our kids something good to eat! This is an event for children (with an adult to supervise) which will be held Thursday, October 27th, from 4:00-5:30 pm, at NourishNC (3606 Market Street). Admission is one bag of food and costumes are encouraged! [...]
Steve McCrossan, Executive Director The local craft beer scene has always supported NourishNC (NNC), but we began to ferment real relationships by serving together at the start of the pandemic. It all started when we teamed up the Cape Fear Craft Beer Alliance to help provide service industry folks who were suddenly out of work [...]
February is Spread the Love month at NourishNC! We’ll be sharing lots of short videos demonstrating the myriad of ways our supporters Spread the Love in our community PLUS some NEW, exciting ways for 2022! We want to know, “How will YOU Spread the Love”? There are so many ways to do this, so get [...]
Steve McCrossan, Executive Director People often ask us how the students we feed are identified and brought to our attention. NourishNC is in constant contact with the hardworking school social workers and counselors in New Hanover County Schools. Between these communications, real-time feedback from parents, and our year-end questionnaires, we tend to see five main [...]
Imagine if every hungry and food insecure child in Wilmington had a free grocery store just for them. Well, imagine no more, because it will be here in early 2022!!! That’s right, our new home will have a shopping area where families and their children can choose the food that is right for them. Why [...]
Because of your support, 2021 was another great year for NourishNC and its kiddos. Check out all the amazing things you helped make happen! -1,652 food-insecure children on the Backpack Program are provided with 628,383 meals right here in our community! - 231,437 pounds of fresh food provided to children and their families including fresh [...]
Did you know that NourishNC has purchased its future "Forever Home"? We've broken ground and will have a new home soon! But Why NourishNC? Why Now? For 13 years, NourishNC’s mission has been to feed the 1 in 5 children right here in New Hanover County who struggle with hunger. We specialize in putting good food [...]
February is Spread the Love month at NourishNC! We’ll be sharing lots of short videos demonstrating the myriad of ways our supporters Spread the Love in our community PLUS some NEW, exciting ways for 2021! We want to know, “How will YOU Spread the Love”? There are so many ways to do this, so get your [...]
Who is NourishNC? A Look Back at 2020 Steve McCrossan, Executive Director As I reflect on NourishNC in 2020, I am going to refrain from playing Buzzword Bingo. I just can’t do it. You’ve heard these terms for 9 months now: “unprecedented times,” “challenging/difficult/any synonym times,” “pivot,” “innovate,” “better together,” “now, more than ever,” etc. [...]