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Mission & Goals

Mission

No One Goes Hungry in Central & Eastern North Carolina.

 

Goals & Strategies, Fiscal Year 2018-2019

INCREASE FOOD ACCESS 

  • Distribute and additional 11 million meals, a 20% increase over last fiscal year
  • Expand benefits outreach and targeted programs
  • Build agency network and infrastructure to support growth

Outcome: Greater access to nutritious food


BUILD SOLUTIONS TO END HUNGER 

  • Create client-centered nutrition programs
  • Develop healthcare and institutional partnerships 
  • Establish multi-tiered service partners
  • Focus on economic mobility and workforce development

Outcome: Healthier, food-secure communities


STRENGTHEN THE ORGANIZATION'S ABILITY TO SERVE

  • Improve branch infrastructure
  • Implement IT updates and efficiency initiatives
  • Execute developed and approved revenue strategies

Outcome: The Food Bank will be prepared to achieve the set strategic vision


RAISE AWARENESS & ENGAGE OUR COMMUNITY

  • Expand public and advocacy capacity
  • Refresh the Food Bank brand to reflect the organizational vision
  • Establish goals and benchmarks for serving the community

Outcome: Increase public passion to end hunger

 

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Key Results

  • Distributed 68.3 million pounds of food (more than 58 million meals) to working families, individuals, children, and seniors in our 34-county service area  
    • Nourished 16,377 children, providing more than 1 million meals to children in need  
    • Implemented the Commodities Supplemental Food Program in 16 counties, providing more than 1 million meals to seniors
  • Focused on providing the healthiest food possible, with nearly 60% of our distribution being perishable items like fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, and dairy
  • Increased partnerships with nutrition and healthcare organizations, and state programs, to reach more people in need
  • Exceeded the Food Bank revenue goal, leveraging $10.23 million to help ensure no one goes hungry 

 

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