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April 27, 2015

Camden Street Learning Garden helps grow food, community in Southeast Raleigh

"It's kind of fun because we get to plant whatever we want and we eat healthy stuff and it keeps us living," said Jermain Sanders.Read More▸

April 24, 2015

Hot Off The Press: IFFS 2014 Growing Report

Our 2014 Growing Report infographic illustrates the true difference made by our volunteers, donors, staff, and partners in the fight against hunger.Read More▸

April 22, 2015

9,000 pounds of food, $10,000 collected for BackPack Buddies by “The Food Drive Kid” and friends

9-year-old William and over 150 volunteers collected 9,000 pounds of food and $10,000 in his 3rd annual Weekend for BackPack Buddies.Read More▸

April 20, 2015

Raleigh boy does his part to help the hungry with third food drive [VIDEO]

"If no one did this, there would be a world full of hungry kids," said 9-year-old William, aka The Food Drive Kid.Read More▸

April 20, 2015

3rd grader’s nonprofit receiving national recognition [VIDEO]

A local third grader, William (aka "The Food Drive Kid"), is receiving national recognition for his efforts to fight hunger.Read More▸

April 17, 2015

WakeMed Farmers’ Market bringing fresh, healthy food into Southeast Raleigh Food Desert

IFFS is collaborating on the WakeMed Farmers’ Market, located in the SE Raleigh food desert to increase access to healthy food.Read More▸

April 16, 2015

Newest data reveals 271,970 food insecure in IFFS’ 7 counties

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.Read More▸

April 13, 2015

Third grader is charity CEO for food donation drive

"I feel like it's important because, if no one did this, there would be a lot of hungry kids," William Winslow said. Read More▸

April 12, 2015

Volunteers: You INSPIRE Us!

In 2014 volunteers fed 1,860 children every weekend, and 1,571 seniors every month. When you volunteer with IFFS, you change lives – including your own.Read More▸

April 2, 2015

Save-A-Lot store opens in Southeast Raleigh

New Southeast Raleigh grocery store, Save-A-Lot, aims to fill a need for fresh, affordable food in a neighborhood where residents have few grocery options.Read More▸

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