NourishNC is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to “Provide healthy food to hungry children, empowering them to succeed in the classroom and in their community.” Our goal is to enhance children’s health and well-being by preventing the devastating consequences of child hunger. Our programming reflects our vision to be anywhere and everywhere food insecure children need us. Our programs include: The Backpack Program – This program is specifically designed to put healthy food right into the hands of K-5 children. These children receive 8 easy to prepare meals, healthy snacks, milk or juice, and fresh produce every weekend. Nourish Boxes – Pre-K, middle and high school students receive monthly boxes that contain four weekends worth of healthy food and fresh produce. Break Boxes – For all school breaks NourishNC provides all children on our program with at least 3 meals a day, healthy snacks, juice, milk and fresh produce. Pantry Pals – We provide schools and other nonprofits that serve children with emergency food, fresh fruits & vegetables, and snacks. Farmer’s MarKid – The MarKID” is a direct and hands on approach to improving the health of children in our community. We take free fresh fruits and vegetables to wherever kids need us.