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1001 Blair Drive
PO Box 14638

Raleigh
North Carolina 27620
USA
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Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Pack BackPacks or pack and deliver Grocery Bags for Seniors, spend time helping out and learning on our Teaching Farm, or glean excess produce from local farmers field to distribute to our neighbors in need,

Geographic areas served: 7 counties in North Carolina: Wake, Durham, Orange, Chatham, Johnston, Nash, and Edgecombe.

Programs: Food Recovery and Distribution, Field Gleaning, Children's Hunger Relief Programs (BackPack Buddies, Kids Cafes, Afterschool SNACKS, Summer Feeding, School Pantries), Mobile Farmers Markets, Grocery Bags for Seniors, Plant-A-Row for the Hungry, Young Farmer Training, Culinary Job Training Program, Catering with a Cause, Community Gardens, Urban Agriculture, Teaching Farm, Incubator Farm Program, Nutrition Education (Cooking Matters, Food Matters, Cooking Matters at the Store), and trainings and workshops on sustainable agriculture in our farms and gardens throughout the Triangle.

Mission:
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle pioneers innovative, transformative solutions designed to end hunger in our community. We believe that hunger is unacceptable. We build people, jobs, and a hunger-free community. We feed, teach, and grow across many different programs, spanning food distribution, nutrition education, job training, and sustainable agriculture.
Results:
This past year we rescued over 7.1 million pounds of food from more than 365 donors and distributed to 223 programs and 187 agencies in 7 counties, serving an average of 64,900 adults and children per month with a focus on fresh produce and healthy proteins.

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05/15/11
I volunteer at IFFS every month, usually sorting food or filling backpacks for their Backpack Buddy program. It is amazing how much food comes in and out of their facility every day! There is always something to do and I always get a great workout lifting cans instead of free weights. The backpacks... more »
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