Thanksgiving Dinner Distribution Preparations Continue


  NourishNC continues to prepare for their take-and-bake Thanksgiving Dinner distribution for 1400 children who are on their Backpack Program. Executive Director, Steve McCrossan, discusses his excitement about the recent arrivals of the turkeys and the upcoming distribution.  Watch the video here.

Thanksgiving Dinner Distribution Preparations Continue2022-11-22T19:08:15+00:00

Fresh produce arrival for Thanksgiving Dinner distribution


  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.

Fresh produce arrival for Thanksgiving Dinner distribution2022-11-22T19:12:29+00:00

Reverse Trick-or-Treat


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! [...]

Reverse Trick-or-Treat2022-11-22T19:13:59+00:00

Brewing Relationships with the Craft Beer Scene


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 [...]

Brewing Relationships with the Craft Beer Scene2022-03-21T20:33:06+00:00

The 5 Most Common Ways Kids are Identified for the Backpack Program


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 [...]

The 5 Most Common Ways Kids are Identified for the Backpack Program2022-01-04T15:54:57+00:00

NourishNC’s Market on Market


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 [...]

NourishNC’s Market on Market2021-12-26T18:03:00+00:00

Your Impact 2021


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 [...]

Your Impact 20212021-09-24T13:59:35+00:00

NourishNC Has A Future Forever Home!


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 [...]

NourishNC Has A Future Forever Home!2021-09-23T21:41:40+00:00


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