7 Tips & Tricks to Add Impact to Your Food Drive

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 [...]

7 Tips & Tricks to Add Impact to Your Food Drive2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

Awesome Kid-Centric Nonprofits That You Should Support!

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 [...]

Awesome Kid-Centric Nonprofits That You Should Support!2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

Hunger Heroes!

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 [...]

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One Less Hungry Child Gala

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 [...]

One Less Hungry Child Gala2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

What is a Food Desert?

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 [...]

What is a Food Desert?2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

Food2Help Food Drive

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 [...]

Food2Help Food Drive2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

NourishNC: Celebrating 2015 and Planning Great Things for 2016

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 [...]

NourishNC: Celebrating 2015 and Planning Great Things for 20162017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

“Gallop” Before you “Gobble” til you Wobble

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 [...]

“Gallop” Before you “Gobble” til you Wobble2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

Interested in “Adopting” a School?

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 [...]

Interested in “Adopting” a School?2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00

We Can’t Even BAY LEAF it!

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 [...]

We Can’t Even BAY LEAF it!2017-05-19T00:54:34+00:00
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