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23818
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A husband and wife, A.C. and Susan Honeycutt, own Fields of Hope and invite volunteers to help plant food to be sent to MANNA FoodBank and other hungry families.
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24027
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Dianne Trammel is the executive director of Meals on Wheels in Asheville and Buncombe County. She works to recruit volunteers to deliver food to more than five hundred elderly; the program is not only a food service, it provides volunteers a chance to build relationships with some of the area's most vulnerable populations.
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25666
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In 2009, UNC professor Maureen Berner, East Carolina University political scientist Sharon Paynter, and photojournalist Donn Young documented the work of nonprofits and volunteers who help feed the working poor. The Raleigh food bank established temporary food-assistance agencies that never closed due to increasing demand for food. A more practical approach might be to provide refrigerators and other resources to food banks and pantries.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 2, Winter 2010, p6-15, il, por Periodical Website
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28409
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Grace Higgs is the winner of a 1993 Independent Weekly Citizen Award. Higgs is the co-coordinator of the Interfaith Community Kitchen in Chapel Hill. She has spent the past ten years feeding people and developing relationships with those she serves.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 11 Issue 47, November 1993, p11 Periodical Website
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4583
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North Carolina Hunters for the Hungry is a program through which hunters donate extra deer for distribution to charitable groups, including orphanages, homeless shelters, and soup kitchens. A record 45,000 pounds was donated during the 1998 deer season. Since 1993, over 170,000 pounds of venison have been donated.
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30727
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North Carolina has one of the country’s worst problems with hunger, especially among the state’s children. To fight childhood hunger, the North Carolina Pork Council and the North Carolina Association of Feeding America Food Banks have launched a multi-pronged campaign called The Food Effect. The campaign is a social network designed to educate, involve and unite citizens in supporting food banks.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 43 Issue 11, Nov 2011, p12-13, por Periodical Website
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30746
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In Haywood County, volunteers are gleaning or gathering produce left in fields after commercial harvest. The leftover crops are either donated to feed the hungry or shipped to local grocers. Farmers are also contributing produce as an outlet for unsold goods, to receive state tax credit, and to help people in the community.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 42 Issue 7, July 2010, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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35326
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Hannah Miller related how one beach visitor was inspired to put groceries his fellow vacationers left behind to good use: to benefit those in need of food.
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36862
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Sweet potatoes are widely grown in eastern North Carolina in sandy and loamy soil, in air that is hot and humid. The potatoes grow in various sizes and shapes, but only the uniform looking ones are sent to the store. Many of the other ones are either left in the field or donated to organizations that help the needy.
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36482
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For individuals with terminal illnesses, life can be complicated further by having to choose between buying medications and other needs. Helping individuals living with HIV/AIDS is a food pantry that provides more than a way to not choose between medications and groceries. In fact, this food pantry provides more than the household items also on the shelves. Partnering with local hospices, food banks, and nonprofits, Loving Food Resources helps to improve the quality of life remaining for individuals from 16 of the 17 Western North Carolina counties.
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39762
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MANNA FoodBank services over a dozen North Carolina counties, distributes food to over 200 organizations, and feeds more than 100,000 people each year. Making this non-profit’s vast difference possible include volunteers from The Community Table in Sylva and food from donors such as Henderson County’s Flavor 1st Growers and Packers.