“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.
Generous gardeners donate surplus produce to IFFS via the Plant a Row for the Hungry program. Here's how that healthy food reaches neighbors in need...
There are children who hate summer because they don’t have food. So our Childhood Hunger & Food Services staff team up for some innovative solutions.
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.
"Cheap high-calorie food is the enemy, but that is often the only option for families living in food deserts," writes Jill Staton Bullard.
IFFS's Nutrition Educators & Childhood Hunger Programs Manager, Kyle Abrams, shared the #HungerFreeNC philosophy at NC's 'No Kid Hungry' Conference.
Hunger in America comes from a lack of nutritious foods, not just a lack of food in general. That's where IFFS’s Nutrition Education division steps in.