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50% of New Hanover County school kids are on free or reduced lunch.
That’s more than 12,000 kids.
For many, it’s the only food they get in the day.
NourishNC is a non-profit organization that exists to feed hungry kids in New Hanover County, North Carolina. This includes Wilmington, NC and the surrounding area.
703 homeless kids
5,155 children live in poverty
1 in 4 children go hungry daily
Feel unloved, Sluggish at school, Have trouble making friends, Have higher rates of health issues, More likely to go to jail, Feel different, Have problems with focus, Likely to suffer depression, More likely to break the law, More likely to commit suicide
Able to focus in school
Able to make friends
Can make better social connections
More emotional stable
We are in 20 of 43 schools in New Hanover County, NC.
We feed 409 kids daily
180,000+ meals per year
More than 1 million meals since 2008
We want to feed 500 children by December 2014.
Help us raise $47,775 to feed an additional 91 kids.
In the next 120 days, we want to add 91 more children to the NourishNC program. To do that, we have setup a store where you can purchase items directly for a child. If you have the means, and want to make an excellent tax-deductible donation, you can also sponsor a child or an entire school for the year!
We want to make donating more fun and meaningful by letting you choose what you’d like your money to go towards. Help feed a child in New Hanover County, North Carolina by purchasing one of the items in our online store, such as:
100% of the goods you buy go directly to feed hungry kids in New Hanover Co., NC.
Want to help NourishNC by volunteering at one of our food drives? Find out more.