Food Security

GOALS: To help families gain affordable access to healthy foods.

OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Identify community “Food Deserts” and connect appropriate resources.
  • Connect community members with service providers who work to end hunger in Wake County.

Project Priorities – 3/28/2019

  • Increase the number of Summer Feeding Open Sites in the Raleigh North Central Zone
  • Develop more Community Gardens and education the community on their benefit.
  • Unify Service Providers and Faith-based organizations to help address barriers.
  • Develop a community presentation to educate new partners.
  • Develop Awareness Education Programs:
    • Determine appropriate tools and level of information that will effectively help those who are food secure to help those who are not food secure.
    • Create opportunities to share information and resources, for example in churches, through forums, boards, developers, etc.
    • Identify new partners and broaden communities.
    • Recruit ambassadors to help provide information about food security to the community.

Participating Organizations to Date 3/28/19

  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina
  • Raleigh Police Department – Community Liaison
  • The Carying Place
  • Wake County – Human Services, Millbrook Office
  • Wake County – Summer Food Program/Middle Class Express
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