NourishNC Newsworthiness!

NourishNC is excited to announce some recent achievements within our staff. Executive Director Steve McCrossan was honored with the Starfish Award for Public Advocacy at the 2024 Smart Start of New Hanover County’s Breakfast of Champions. This recognition underscores Steve’s dedication to advocating for children’s well-being in our community.

In addition, our Development and Communications Director, Heather Sellgren, achieved her CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) certification. This certification is globally recognized and accredited, highlighting Heather’s expertise and commitment to fundraising excellence.

We are incredibly proud of Steve and Heather’s accomplishments and grateful for their contributions to NourishNC’s mission of nourishing children and strengthening our community. Join us in congratulating them on these well-deserved honors!

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.

Click here to learn more about our Backpack Program

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.

Click here to learn more about Market On Market program

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.

Click here to learn more about our Food Farmacy program

Food Farmacy

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