• Thank you for honoring Alex's memory by helping NourishNC feed hungry children in New Hanover County.
  • When you think of Mac & Cheese from the blue box, you’re instantly flashed back to childhood. The same can be said for Apple Sauce!
  • Apple sauce and fruit cups are something we all used to look forward to as a kid.
  • Our new home has been designed just for us! Our staff, volunteers, and families are going to love our new home, but we need your help raising the $1.9 million it will take to build it. You are not just investing in bricks and mortar. You’re investing in our community’s children. Your contribution will ensure a community of happy and healthy children who can succeed where a rumbling stomach once stopped them. Over the past decade, we’ve nourished a generation of children. Will you help us nourish the generations to come? Thanks to the Hunger Heroes at Live Oak Bank, during the month of July, you can double your donation!! Live Oak Bank is matching all donations for our Forever Home up to $50,000!! Don't miss this awesome opportunity for your dollars to go twice as far!! You can learn more about Building The Future here.
  • Canned tuna is a staple for the kids we feed.
  • You can give the gift of a full belly in honor of someone else! You can feed hungry kids right here in our community in honor of a person in your life, as a birthday gift, or in memory of someone important to you.

    Upon purchase, you'll be given the following option to notify your loved one of your gift:

    1. Download one of three E-card options for you to print and mail or email. You will receive these PDF files in an email receipt of your donation upon checkout:
    • Happy Birthday
    • In Honor of
    • In Memory of
    2. OR, list the honoree's details for us to mail a note to them. Please include the following in the notes section titled "Additional Information":
    • The reason for the donation (In Honor, In Memory, Birthday)
    • the recipients' name
    • recipients mailing address
    • and who the gift is from
    Please note: Option 2 requires a 7-10 day processing time and NourishNC cannot guarantee delivery on a certain day.  
  • Donate a Custom Amount

    Suggested Donation: $35.00
    Donate an amount of your choosing.
  • Donate an amount of your choosing - Every dollar counts!
  • Donate an amount of your choosing - Every dollar counts!
  • Donate a Custom Amount (Novant- NHRMC)

    Suggested Donation: $100.00
    Donate an amount of your choosing.
  • Alpha Xi Delta Kindly Hearts Campaign

    Suggested Donation: $20.00
    Alpha Xi Delta’s Kindly Hearts Campaign is a year-long campaign focused on service and fundraising to support our communities in some areas most directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As much of the U.S. and the world continues to cope with, and seek to recover from, the COVID-19 pandemic, Alpha Xi Delta is galvanizing our membership around this shared experience and deploying our time, talents, and treasures to serve our local communities that are in need. To support the Kindly Hearts Campaign, our chapter has chosen to focus on food insecurity and supporting local students. By supporting NourishNC, a local nonprofit whose mission is to, “Provide healthy food to hungry children, empowering them to succeed in the classroom and in their community,” our chapter helps in both of those areas. Join our chapter in our fundraising efforts by donating to NourishNC through Alpha Xi Delta’s national Letters of Love fundraiser lasting through the month of November. You may donate any amount and every dollar counts!
  • Ice Out Hunger with Jammin 99.9

    Suggested Donation: $20.00
    Throughout the month of October, Alan Perry from Perry’s Emporium will be donating a portion of every piece of diamond jewelry sold to NourishNC- so join him in the effort to ice out hunger and ensure every kiddo in New Hanover County has a full belly this weekend. With a suggested donation of just $20.00, you can feed TWO children in our community for the whole weekend - each receiving 8 meals, 7 snacks, and a juice or milk. If you REALLY hate hunger, become a Jammin' 99.9 SUPERSTAR by donating $99.90 and receive a Jammin 99.9 swag! (First 20 contributors) Stay tuned to Jammin' 99.9 to hear more about ICING OUT HUNGER with Perry’s Emporium- where Wilmington gets engaged.
  • Ice Out Hunger with Sunny 103.7

    Suggested Donation: $20.00
    Throughout the month of October,  Alan Perry from Perry’s Emporium will be donating a portion of every piece of diamond jewelry sold to NourishNC- so join him in the effort to ice out hunger and ensure every kiddo in New Hanover County has a full belly this weekend. With a suggested donation of just $20.00, you can feed TWO children in our community for the whole weekend - each receiving 8 meals, 7 snacks, and a juice or milk. If you REALLY hate hunger, become a Sunny 103.7 SUPERSTAR by donating $103.70 and receive a Sunny 103.7 t-shirt! (First 50 contributors) Stay tuned to Sunny 103.7 to hear more about ICING OUT HUNGER with Perry’s Emporium- Where Wilmington gets engaged.
  • The NSEA Swim community is helping give back to the food insecure kids of New Hanover County, including the 53 children on the Backpack Program at D.C. Virgo! This Thanksgiving, NourishNC is once again providing every child on our Backpack Program with a delicious and healthy Take-and-Bake Thanksgiving dinner for their family! Enjoying a meal with loved ones makes for the best kind of eating and our community’s children deserve the best. For just $25, your donation will provide a child and their family with a nutritious Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings! Our “Take & Bake” dinner includes everything a family needs to make a full Thanksgiving dinner together, plus the dignity to have it in their own home. This year they receive a 14 pound bird, sweet potatoes, fresh green beans, carrots, apples. stuffing mix, mashed potatoes, gravy, applesauce, cornbread mix, recipes, a stick of butter, and a pan to cook it all in!!! On the Monday after Thanksgiving at school, when someone asks, “What did you do for Thanksgiving”, all of our kids will answer “ I had an awesome dinner with my family”!!! Thank you for making this possible.
  • Show that Eagle Nation Pride and help give back to the food insecure kids of New Hanover County, including the 15 children on the Backpack program at Noble Middle School! This Thanksgiving we are once again providing every child on our Backpack Program with a delicious and healthy Take-and-Bake Thanksgiving dinner for their family! Enjoying a meal with loved ones makes for the best kind of eating and our community’s children deserve the best. For just $25, your donation will provide a child and their family with a nutritious Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings! The Take-and-Bake Menu includes a 12-pound turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cream of mushroom soup, green beans, cornbread mix, apple sauce, apples, sweet potatoes, onions, and carrots. All items will be packed in a foil pan and come with recipes for the family to prepare together!
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    ** The Raffle Entry has ended. We appreciate your support! The winner will be announced shortly!**

    Thanks to the Hunger Heroes at Widespread Panic and 98.3 The Penguin, they are donating a pair of tickets to help us raise money for our kiddos! Now is your chance to score tickets to Widespread Panic AND feed hungry kids!

    Enter our raffle to win TWO tickets to ANY night of Widespread Panic at the brand new Riverfront Park on July 16th, 17th, and 18th.

    Each entry is $5, but don't wait, we'll draw for the winner on July 13th at noon! Enter as many times as you like to up your chances of winning! The winner will be notified by email and text. It costs NourishNC $135 to feed a child over the summer. Your support of any amount will help provide full bellies all Summer long for our community’s most vulnerable children. So let's help ensure each and every one of the 1,300 kids on the Backpack Program has a Summer Break with a stocked pantry and a full belly!
  • Many children in New Hanover County have still not returned to their school buildings for in-person learning since March 14th; some attend only two days a week. NourishNC has been providing our kids with groceries to keep their bellies full and keep their brains firing on all cylinders while they learn from home. For just $25, you can help keep these kids fed by sponsoring a WEEK's worth of healthy meals, snacks, produce, meat, and bread for a child in our area (a $35 value!). Each child receives their groceries twice a month through our no-contact drive-thru where they are also provided additional resources like face masks, school supplies, books, sporting equipment, and so much more.
  • NourishNC has been providing our kids with groceries to keep their bellies full and keep their brains firing on all cylinders while they learn from home. For just $25, you can help keep these kids fed by sponsoring a WEEK's worth of healthy meals, snacks, produce, meat, and bread for a child in our area (a $35 value!). Each child receives two week's worth of groceries, twice a month through our no-contact drive-thru, where they are also provided additional resources like face masks, school supplies, books, sporting equipment, and so much more.
  • Feed A Child Over Summer Break

    Suggested Donation: $35.00
    Summer Break is no picnic for food-insecure children during a "normal" year, but all the setbacks due to COVID-19 have exacerbated the needs of our community's kids. Most children count down the days to vacation, but chronically hungry kids may anxiously count the numbers of meals they’ll miss when school is out. NourishNC fights Summer Hunger by providing the 1,500+ children we serve with 3 nutritious meals a day, milk, juice, healthy snacks, frozen proteins (turkey, chicken, etc), bread, eggs, and fresh produce. It costs NourishNC $135 to feed each of the 1,500+ kids on the BackPack Program. Your donation of any amount will help provide full bellies all Summer long for our community’s most vulnerable children.
  • Summer Break is no picnic for food-insecure children during a "normal" year, but all the setbacks due to COVID-19 have exacerbated the needs of our community's kids. Most children count down the days to vacation, but chronically hungry kids may anxiously count the numbers of meals they’ll miss when school is out. NourishNC fights Summer Hunger by providing the 1,500+ children we serve with 3 nutritious meals a day, milk, juice, healthy snacks, frozen proteins (turkey, chicken, etc), bread, eggs, and fresh produce. It costs NourishNC $135 to feed each of the 1,500+ kids on the BackPack Program. Your donation of any amount will help provide full bellies all Summer long for our community’s most vulnerable children.
  • When you think of Mac & Cheese from the blue box, you’re instantly flashed back to childhood.
  • Make a Monthly Donation

    Suggested Donation: $25.00 / month
    Become a monthly donor and support our kiddos year round! It’s quick and easy, takes your monthly giving off the To-Do list in a safe and secure way, and effectively combats hunger amongst our community’s kids. A $25 per month donation will provide a child with 2 full weeks of groceries including 3 real meals a day, fresh fruit and veggies, bread, eggs, meat, and lots of extra goodies!
  • Make a Monthly Donation (Novant-NHRMC)

    Suggested Donation: $25.00 / month
    Become a monthly donor and support our kiddos year round! It’s quick and easy, takes your monthly giving off the To-Do list in a safe and secure way, and effectively combats hunger amongst our community’s kids. A $25 per month donation will provide a child with 2 full weeks of groceries including 3 real meals a day, fresh fruit and veggies, bread, eggs, meat, and lots of extra goodies!
  • By making this donation, we’ll be able to provide a child with weekend bags for an entire year and feed them during all school breaks! THAT's what it means to be a TRUE Hunger Hero! This is an incredible gift and one that has the power to change the course of a child’s life for the better. Each weekend bag includes 7-8 meals, snacks, and fresh produce. "Break boxes" include 3 meals a day, snacks, and fresh produce. Examples of food that we provide in the Weekend Bag are:
    • fresh produce
    • canned tuna or chicken
    • canned pasta with meat
    • peanut butter
    • individual fruit cups or apple sauce
    • mac & cheese
    • shelf-stable cheese
    • granola bars
    • cereal boxes and/or bars
    • individual packs of crackers
    • dried fruit & nut mixes
    • soups/stews
    • chili with beans
    • individual milk/juice
    • single-serve instant oatmeal
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