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New Child Food Hub to help make sure kids won’t go hungry

New Child Food Hub to help make sure kids won’t go hungry

DURHAM - Hundreds more children will have healthy food to eat with the opening of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Child Food Hub in Durham. The 7,000-square-foot warehouse on South Miami Boulevard near Research Triangle Park will serve as the hub for child-hunger programs, including BackPack Buddies and PORCH-Durham, as well as food pantries at schools in seven Triangle-area counties.

'This is a bad idea:' Food banks criticize plan to replace food stamps with delivery system

'This is a bad idea:' Food banks criticize plan to replace food stamps with delivery system

WRAL - Local food banks are concerned about a proposal by the Trump administration that would replace food stamps with food boxes in an effort to redesign the current government program that helps low-income families buy food. 

The Food Bank That Doesn’t Just Give Away Food—It Teaches You to Grow It

The Food Bank That Doesn’t Just Give Away Food—It Teaches You to Grow It

A Tucson, Arizona, urban farm brings residents better nutrition and builds community. It’s a win-win. An example of a different agricultural approach is Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, which serves seven North Carolina counties, recovering and gleaning about 6 million pounds of food a year that would otherwise have gone to waste.