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

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

Who Is NourishNC – 2020 Look Back

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. [...]

Who Is NourishNC – 2020 Look Back2021-01-12T22:11:06+00:00

NourishNC Had An Award-Winning Year!

While 2020 has been a doozy in many ways, NourishNC and its team of employees and Board members have been recognized by numerous institutions! The team members and the agency may get the limelight, but that drive to eliminate childhood hunger is fueled by the AMAZING support of the Wilmington community, donors, volunteers, and [...]

NourishNC Had An Award-Winning Year!2020-12-03T21:50:38+00:00

Giving Back Goes Viral at PMG-Research of Wilmington

Steve McCrossan, Executive Director Did you know that research studies on developing a COVID-19 vaccine are happening right here in Wilmington!? That’s right, our friends at PMG-Research are actively working on many different studies, including COVID-19. But making a profound global impact isn’t enough for the folks at PMG-Research, they also want to make their [...]

Giving Back Goes Viral at PMG-Research of Wilmington2020-10-26T14:37:23+00:00
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