Impact Report Fiscal Year 2023

Wilmington is a better place because of you! With your help, NourishNC’s answer has always been “yes” when a child needs help. As food costs soared, enrollment in our Backpack Program skyrocketed from 600 to 1,000 kids. from 600 to 1,000 kids. Because of you, not one child was turned away from receiving nutritious meals. This past year, we distributed a record number of emergency food boxes from our vast network of over 100 community partners. Because of you, NourishNC stocked the cupboard every time a family in distress needed it.

Thank you to all of our supporters for helping to fight food insecurity for children in our community! Read our  Impact Report 2023!

Our vision is to be anywhere and everywhere hungry kids need us

NourishNC has three strategic programs specifically designed to provide nutritious food to hungry children in our community.

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Backpack Program

The Backpack Program provides food insecure children, pre-K through 5th grade, with three nutritious meals a day, every weekend, and over every school break.

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Market On Market

The Market on Market (The MoM) is a full-service grocery store where food insecure children, pre-K through 12th grade, and their families can shop to choose the food that is best for them.

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Food Farmacy

The Food Farmacy Program provides non-perishable and fresh food items through partner organizations such as schools, pediatrician offices, and other nonprofits.