NourishNC Teams Up With NHRMC to Fight Hunger

2017-07-27T19:54:59+00:00

By Steve McCrossan, Executive Director A quick glance: NHRMC provided 30 volunteers to distribute over 2,000 pounds of farm fresh fruits and vegetables to 198 kids and their families on the Northside NHRMC employees collected 12,852 food items worth $11,952 WOW! Our partnership with New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) is off to a tremendous [...]

You Were Amazing in 2016!!!

2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

  Forget all that talk about how bad 2016 was. NourishNC crushed 2016! We have been, and continue to be, successful because of your willingness to act on behalf of hungry children in our community. It takes a village of volunteers, donors, school personnel, partner organizations, nonprofits, and other supporters to feed 709 children in [...]

7 Tips & Tricks to Add Impact to Your Food Drive

2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

This article, “Stop Donating Canned Goods to Food Drives…” has been making the rounds on social media this week. We have received several requests for NourishNC to comment on this article so here we go…. First, let’s start with a philosophy that we believe should drive all giving. The best thing a nonprofit can do [...]

Awesome Kid-Centric Nonprofits That You Should Support!

2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

Do you want to ensure that our community has strong, happy, healthy children? Do you want to support nonprofits that do this work every day? Well then, check out this list of kid-centric organizations that would love to have you on their team this holiday season and beyond. This is by no means a comprehensive [...]

Hunger Heroes!

2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

by Steve McCrossan, Executive Director NourishNC is proud to announce our 2016 “Hunger Hero” nominees. A Hunger Hero is a courageous member of our community who uses their superpowers to battle our arch nemesis: child hunger. These nine Heroes will compete in a social media driven contest to see who can raise the [...]

One Less Hungry Child Gala

2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

Join us Saturday September 10th 2016 at the Terraces on Sir Tyler from 6-10pm. The evening will feature a four course meal from Milners, open beer and wine bar & signature cocktail, live music by the Masonboro Sound,and awesome auctions. All proceeds will benefit the NourishNC Backpack Program. Become a Sponsor or Donate an Auction [...]

What is a Food Desert?

2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

by Steve McCrossan, Executive Director Did you know that we have 7 food deserts in our area and 349 total food deserts in North Carolina? Food deserts are low income areas "where residents’ access to affordable, healthy food options (especially fresh fruits and vegetables) is restricted or nonexistent due to the absence of grocery stores within [...]

Food2Help Food Drive

2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

2nd Annual Food2Help Food Drive in Honor of Alex Newsome By Steve McCrossan, Executive Director When something tragic happens, the hope of everyone involved is that something positive and inspirational can come from it. Out of the tragic loss of Alex Newsome a beautiful and powerful tradition has emerged-the annual Food2Help food drive in memory [...]

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