Feeding America Numbers are changing, but we have a long way to go to meet the need in our community.
“The numbers are improving, but there is still a long way to go before our work is done and the Triangle is hunger-free,” says Jill Staton Bullard, IFFS Co-Founder and Emeritus CEO.
3 ways a recent upgrade to the IFFS truck fleet is helping feed those in need with healthy food: (Upgrades funded by a Walmart/Feeding America grant)
IFFS passed the AIB Audit with one of the highest scores the inspector has ever given: 925/1000! IFFS is now the 2nd NC food bank to pass.
A $13,250 grant from the Caterpillar Foundation will help IFFS programs provide food to individuals who face hunger in Wake and Johnston Counties.
The NC Executive Mansion lit up orange Thursday evening during a lighting ceremony to support Hunger Action Month. 1-in-5 people face hunger in NC.
Featuring a letter from Jill, big news in Durham, BackPack Buddies buzz, Plant-A-Row behind the scenes, HungerFreeNC look-back, volunteer spotlight & more!
I am sobered by the number of children who look forward to school for a different reason: food. School means they will have a real lunch 5 days a week.
Jill writes her thanks to IFFS volunteers, new data from Feeding America, Q&A with ED Dave Koch, new classroom dedicated, Recipe of the Month...and more!
271,970 people in our 7-county footprint don’t know where their next meal is coming from. That’s 15.7% of residents & 21.2% of children.