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Archive | September, 2015

September 29, 2015

Food Lion Helps Stock Durham Tech’s Food Pantry

Food Lion is doing its part to fight hunger as part of Hunger Action Month by restocking the food pantry at Durham Tech (nominated by IFFS)Read More▸

September 29, 2015

Food Pantry Provides Support for Durham Tech Students

IFFS & Food Lion helped Durham Tech expand & stock their food pantry with hundreds of cans, boxes, & jars, which are all free for hungry studentsRead More▸

September 29, 2015

Cameron Village Fundraiser Results in Big Numbers for Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

"September is Hunger Action Month and we are elated to present a donation to the BackPack Buddies program for $20,000," stated Pat Boyle, Executive Director of the Cameron Village Merchants’ Association. Read More▸

September 28, 2015

Food Lion Associates to Remodel Durham Tech’s Food Pantry, as Part of Grocer’s “The Great Pantry Makeover”

Food Lion associates will remodel and stock the food pantry at Durham Technical Community College as part of the grocer's "The Great Pantry Makeover"Read More▸

September 19, 2015

When All Your Food Comes From a Gas Station

Families living in one of NC's 349 food deserts often rely on fast food or convenience stores for meals - causing many problems, chief among them is health.Read More▸

September 19, 2015

Three partnering programs do their part in beating hunger

Some Durham families don’t have enough money to spend on food. IFFS works with other hunger-relief organizations to help families get fresh, nutritious food.Read More▸

September 18, 2015

4 students graduate from IFFS Culinary Job Training Program!

After 11 weeks of learning food, job, & life skills, Jeff, Jennifer, Jasmin, & Thania shared a special day with friends, loved ones, and their IFFS family.Read More▸

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September 17, 2015

EPA and USDA Join Private Sector, Charitable Organizations to Set Nation’s First Goals to Reduce Wasted Food

The United States’ first-ever national food waste reduction goal was announced, calling for a 50-percent reduction by 2030. Read More▸

September 14, 2015

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Receives $13,250 Investment from the Caterpillar Foundation to Help Feed Families and Children in Wake and Johnston Counties

A $13,250 grant from the Caterpillar Foundation will help IFFS programs provide food to individuals who face hunger in Wake and Johnston Counties. Read More▸

September 8, 2015

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Teaching Farm grows gardeners into farmers

Started in 2013, our Incubator Farmer program teaches aspiring farmers how to grow food and earn a living from it. Meet some of the growers in the program.Read More▸

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