FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Apr 19, 2011—RALEIGH, NC
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle (IFFS) is distributing food directly to people impacted by the Tornadoes. People experiencing food hardship may come to the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle headquarters, located at 1001 Blair Drive (off of Centennial Drive near the State Farmers Market). IFFS Staff and volunteers are in the parking lot distributing food and accepting donations.
If You or Someone You Know Needs Food
Come to Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, 1001 Blair Drive, in Raleigh, NC to receive emergency supplies of food Or call (919) 250-0043 to find a partner agency distributing food
If You Would Like to Help
Donate online www.foodshuttle.org
Come to Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, 1001 Blair Drive, in Raleigh, NC to volunteer or to donate food. No need to call, just come. We are accepting volunteers all week to help sort nonperishable food in the warehouse. Volunteers may come between 8am and 4pm and should wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. The warehouse might be warm.
Donate Food. Items most needed:
- WATER and juice
- pop top fruit cups and meats like tuna and chicken
- Deli items such as sandwiches and salads
- Snack items such as granola bars and snack crackers
· Donate Money/Gas Cards
In addition to running this emergency service, IFFS trucks are on the roads delivering healthy, nutritious food throughout the Triangle to 212 partner agencies, including the Red Cross, and performing direct distribution programs through mobile markets, grocery bags, BackBack Buddies and community gardens programs.
Members of the media please contact: Melissa Hartzell (919) 414-2069 or Jill Staton Bullard (919) 812-1885. Members of the public call (919) 250-0043.
ABOUT INTER-FAITH FOOD SHUTTLE
The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle has been increasing access to healthy, fresh produce and food for low-income community members for more than 22 years. Inter-Faith Food Shuttle pioneers innovative, transformative solutions designed to end hunger in our community. Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is a non-traditional Food Bank of Feeding America and United Way Agency of Excellence.