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Archive | February, 2015

February 27, 2015

Snow days mean hungry nights for some in Triangle

School closing because of winter weather means missing meals for many kids. In Wake Co, 38% of public school students receive free or reduced-price lunches.Read More▸

February 25, 2015

After sledding, consider helping families who struggle on snow days, every day

On snow days, kids who rely on free school lunches and weekend food programs struggle to find enough food in their kitchen cupboards for basic meals.Read More▸

February 24, 2015

The Farm Must Go On!

While the roads are too slick to travel, enjoy a few animal photos from our Tryon Road Teaching Farm of our "surprise" snowy weather this morning.Read More▸

February 19, 2015

Volunteer Spotlight: Gail Christensen

An IFFS volunteer since 2003, Gail Christensen shares why she has driven trucks, answered phones, and helped with data entry for over a decade.Read More▸

February 16, 2015

Building Community Through Food

This spring IFFS is launching a Learning Garden & the Seed To Supper beginner gardening program, both in the Southeast Raleigh food desert. Read More▸

February 11, 2015

NC Lawmakers Help Host Fundraiser for NC Food Banks

State leaders joined hands with North Carolina retailers on Wednesday to donate nearly $100,000 to the NC Association of Feeding America Food Banks.Read More▸

February 11, 2015

TIPPER TIE, Inc. Awards $10,000 to INTER-FAITH FOOD SHUTTLE

Tipper Tie has awarded IFFS $10,000, supported in part through a matching grant initiative by the philanthropic arm of parent company, Dover Corporation. Read More▸

February 10, 2015

HEAT or EAT? A frightening choice.

As temperatures drop, thousands of NC seniors are skipping meals to pay their heating bills. Our Grocery Bags for Seniors program provides help.Read More▸

February 9, 2015

CJTP Grads Successfully Employed Across the Triangle

Dine out at one of these locations, and support the success of our Culinary Job Training Program in the process!Read More▸

February 9, 2015

Access to healthy food: Are schools the solution? [Video]

Jill Staton Bullard, co-founder & CEO of IFFS, explains that one can be in the midst of a food desert even when, to outside eyes, there is food everywhere.Read More▸

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