On Friday, September 20, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle helped unload a pallet of food at the school pantry on North Carolina Central University campus. For Food Shuttle staff, this was the launch of their 28th School Pantry, and the third on a college campus.
DURHAM - Hundreds more children will have healthy food to eat with the opening of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Child Food Hub in Durham. The 7,000-square-foot warehouse on South Miami Boulevard near Research Triangle Park will serve as the hub for child-hunger programs, including BackPack Buddies and PORCH-Durham, as well as food pantries at schools in seven Triangle-area counties.
WRAL - Local food banks are concerned about a proposal by the Trump administration that would replace food stamps with food boxes in an effort to redesign the current government program that helps low-income families buy food.
A Tucson, Arizona, urban farm brings residents better nutrition and builds community. It’s a win-win. An example of a different agricultural approach is Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, which serves seven North Carolina counties, recovering and gleaning about 6 million pounds of food a year that would otherwise have gone to waste.