What Are NourishNC’s Plans for When Students Return to School?

Steve McCrossan, Executive Director In short? Keep going. Ok, you asked, so here is the much longer version: Continue to Operate Our No Contact Food Distribution Drive-Thru We opened the drive-thru for kids on our Backpack Program on March 17 and never stopped. Moving forward, the drive-thru will open 2-3 times per month and will [...]

NourishNC Partners With Nunnelee Clinic To Pilot “Food Farmacy” Program

Steve McCrossan, Executive Director In 1902, Thomas Edison predicted that, “The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” Well, that day is closer for children in New Hanover County. NourishNC is partnering with New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s Nunnelee Pediatric [...]

Spread The Love

  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. We also want to know “How will YOU Spread the Love?" and encourage you to share videos. There are so many ways to do this, so get [...]

What Can We Do When the Only Grocery Store Burns Down? Part 1. A Call to Action.

Steve McCrossan, Executive Director As you may know, the Everybody’s IGA grocery store, a church, and several businesses on Greenfield St. were recently destroyed in a fire. Since then, there have been lots of questions about this neighborhood becoming a food desert, what the future holds for the destroyed plaza, and a lot of “what can we [...]

Leading Our Community to Outstanding Health

Steve McCrossan, Executive Director NourishNC is thrilled to partner with New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) in “Leading Our Community to Outstanding Health.”  As part of its strategic emphasis on becoming a national leader in health equity, NHRMC launched its Health Equity Program. Health equity refers to the social reality that not all patients have [...]