By Steve McCrossan, Executive Director I just wanted to take a moment and share with you our successes in 2015 and all the great things we have planned for 2016. We couldn’t have done any of this without the help of our social workers, partners, sponsors, volunteers, donors, and community members at large. On behalf [...]
Gallop for the Gravy is the Wilmington West Rotary Club's annual 5K Race, held on Thanksgiving Day, to raise funds for charities supported by the club. Run-Down of this Year's Race: The 2015 Gallop for the Gravy is a Certified 5K Race being held on Thanksgiving Day, November 26th, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. at the [...]
Did you know that local business can “adopt” schools through NourishNC? It's easier than you think to begin providing food weekly to hungry children in our area! Now you may be asking yourself what this has to do with a rail-car company. Well, NourishNC recently partnered with Vertex Rail who, among the many great things they [...]
NourishNC recently launched our Produce program, where we provide weekly produce to students enrolled on our backpack program. Our hope was to provide students on our program with 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, a recipe card and 2 accompanying table-top garnishes on a weekly basis. Now, thanks to a recent partnership with The Produce Box, we are [...]
Today we learned via The Foodbank of Central and Eastern North Carolina that Scarlett Johansson has joined in the national effort to combat hunger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCNCq8UiM9o&feature=youtu.be "Across the nation, 1 in 5 children struggle with hunger. Scarlett Johansson has joined Feeding America and food banks across the country to help provide meals to kids and [...]
Did you know NourishNC won Encore's "Best Local Non-profit" for 2015? We are so proud we just had to share this again!
New Hanover County Community Foundation Board Chair Steve Gaskins joins Nourish NC Executive Director Steve McCrossan, Shannon Thompson, Nourish NC Board Chair Emily Reiniche, Elisha Roithner, Beth Hollis and Jessica Blake for a grants check presentation. This program is critical to helping our area meet the needs of food insecure populations.
Today, Monday, August 3rd, is the first Monday of the month which means its Buy 1 Give 1 Day at McDonalds. Swing by any area McDonalds and pickup a Happy Meal. For every Happy Meal McDonalds sells they will donate a Happy Meal for every Happy Meal voucher to a local children's charity..one of which [...]