Did you know that are at least 12 documented food deserts in the Triangle area alone? A food desert is a low-income community where at least a third of residents have low access to a supermarket or large grocery store. Countless other communities lack access to healthy food because of the prohibitive cost or because they lack the tools to prepare nutritious meals.
We are working to transform the landscape! We use market-based approaches to provide local, healthy food to people of all incomes and backgrounds. Plus, we empower people to make positive changes in diet and improve health by improving nutrition and cooking skills.
These are just a few ways donors can help support our mission:
- Sponsor a Cooking Matters Class: Your donation will be used to purchase food for in-class lessons and take-home food bags, supplies, and participant graduation gifts. You can even help with the shopping or attend class graduation!
- Donate Food or Supplies for Classes: We accept donations of fresh and non-perishable food items, cooking supplies and gardening tools. For a complete list visit our website and click “Donate.”
- Donate a given percent of daily proceeds: Some organizations prefer to donate a flat percentage of each purchase or total daily proceeds to CNP, or one of our programs, such as Veggie Van or Cooking Matters Classes.
- Make a monetary donation to be used in the area of greatest need: We accept cash, check or online credit card donations via our secure processing system.
- Donate silent auction items or prizes for an upcoming fundraising event: In April 2013 we will be hosting the Local Chef Challenge were chefs compete to see who can create the best dish with local Veggie Van produce.
Community Nutrition Partnership is a tax-exempt charitable organization [IRS status 501(c)3] meaning that any donations you make to CNP are fully tax-deductible!
Ready to get involved?
Click here to make a one-time or monthly online donation. Or you can download our Donor Information Form and send it in with your check.
Donor Information Forms and checks should be send to:
Community Nutrition Partnership
180 Providence Rd., Suite 4
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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