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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Wake Network of Care
Oak City Cares
CSI
StepUp Ministry
Crossroads Fellowship
Gateway to Jesus
Alliances Health
Doing Good at Work
CMS Staffing
We Stand Guard
Jobs for Life
Neighbor Health
Carroll's Kitchen
Planning Communities
Counsel on Immigrant Relations
Visions of Tomorrow NC
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