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Archive | June, 2014

June 30, 2014

Helping Fill the Summer Meal Gap

Food banks and hunger-relief organizations are critical to the safety net for people, and especially children, who are affected by food insecurity. On a hot summer evening in June, a group of children waited in the parking lot of...Read More▸

June 26, 2014

The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Seeks to Feed Hungry Kids on Summer Break

The Triangle-based Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is helping feed kids that aren’t getting enough to eat this summer. Officials with the charity say about 116,000 Triangle…Read More▸

June 25, 2014

Triangle charity expects to deliver 11,000 meals to children this summer

More than 116,000 students in the Triangle area receive free or reduced-price lunch at school. For some, they eat two... Read More▸

June 24, 2014

The Fabulous Five: “I am not the person I was yesterday”

They call themselves "The Fabulous Five:" Chatango, Danny, Melissa, Jalissa, and Demetrius, proud graduates of the 65th Culinary Job Training Program class.Read More▸

June 20, 2014

Food truck helps fill summer meal gap

A colorful food truck run by Inter-Faith Food Shuttle will make the rounds of local neighborhoods this summer offering children healthy and free dinners at…Read More▸

June 20, 2014

1,000 meals packed in a day to help feed kids

In the shade of the Durham Central Park pavilion Friday morning, United Way of the Greater Triangle volunteers had a hands-on assembly line operating efficiently.…Read More▸

June 19, 2014

Ida’s Garden and Gladiolus: an Incubator Farm Full of Tradition

Andy Downs grew up with farming as a lifestyle. Though he’s gardened throughout his adult life, he has now returned to farming through IFFS's Incubator Farm Program.Read More▸

June 18, 2014

Community groups in Raleigh band together to fight food insecurity

The food corridor is a collection of enterprises strung together in a two-mile band straddling Blount Street downtown from City Farm to the Inter-faith Food Shuttle's Hoke Street Training Center. The corridor's purpose is ...Read More▸

June 17, 2014

Summer Hunger: Going to Where the Kids Are

Over 116,000 children in our community rely on the free or reduced price lunch they get at school. Sometimes, that meal is their only solid meal of the day. What do they eat now that school’s out...Read More▸

June 16, 2014

Food Shuttle aims to fill summer gap of free, reduced-price lunches

School's out for thousands of kids in the Triangle. But for many who rely on free or reduced-price lunches, being out of school also means one less square meal a day. Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, however, said it isn't about...Read More▸

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