support our mission of “No One Goes Hungry in Central & Eastern North
Carolina” the Food Bank has a renewed focus on nutrition, education and
outreach, in addition to analyzing and improving food systems throughout our
service area. The goal is to help members of our community to move permanently
out of the state of food insecurity.
The Community Health department will be
- Setting a nutrition policy for
- Developing strategies and
initiatives that will be piloted through collaboration, helping
individuals and families move out of food insecurity to become more
- Working with operations staff
on sourcing nutrient-dense foods;
- Working closely with children’s
program staff to ensure we are providing children with the best nutrition;
- Developing curriculum for our
nutrition education programs and onsite teaching kitchen;
- Collaborating with external
partners to bring nutrition education and resources to our nonprofit
partner agencies and their clients; and
- Analyzing the existing food
systems within the service area to determine how food moves from source to
retailer to agency to plate.
Food Bank will provide continued leadership in developing and executing
strategy in support of the community health and engagement programs as well as
planning and implementing an effective effort to eliminate hunger in the Food
Bank’s 34-county service area.
Check out this Q&A on our blog to learn more!