We serve low income people who need food assistance. They include children, the elderly and disabled on fixed incomes, the working poor, people who are unemployed, the homeless, and families in crisis.
PARTICIPATE: Food drives are also a great way to boost morale and teamwork in any organization. They are an easy community project to undertake, and they an truly make a difference in helping your neighbors in need.
ORGANIZE: A successful food drive requires both good organization and promotion. Set a goal for your food or coin drive how many pounds you would like to collect, make sure collection sites are convenient and visible. Use The Help Center flyers, brochures or email to raise community awareness about hunger and your food drive.
FOOD DRIVE TIP
Below is a list of most needed items at a food drive. You may want to incorporate these suggested items in your materials. Also let people know that with $1.00 we can provide 7 pounds of food . Canned meats, Canned Vegetables, Soups, Macaroni and Cheese, Canned Fruits and Non-food items( laundry and dish detergent
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$1 helps provide 5 meals through our HELP CENTER network of food banks. Your support creates opportunities for a better life in local communities in North Carolina.