We Feed 745 Students Weekly

NourishNC is a 501-c(3) non-profit organization that provides hungry children with healthy food, empowering them to succeed in the classroom and in their community.


The Hunger Problem

1 in 4 children go hungry daily
Approx. 700 homeless children
Over 50% of kids on free/reduced lunch
7 Food Deserts

Hunger’s Consequences

Emotional, physical, and mental health issues
Behavioral problems
Chronic illness
Lower math scores, higher grade repetition, higher absences and tardies.

The Solution


Backpack Program

8 meals, snacks, and fresh produce every weekend. 3 meals a day over all school breaks.

How You Can Help

NourishNC wants to add more children to our program. You can help in so many ways:
Shop our store
Host a food drive

Shop Our Online Store

100% of the goods you buy go directly to feed hungry kids in New Hanover County.

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