Food Security Photo Gallery

Elderly people sit in chairs in a gym, listening to a speaker
Elderly people talk and prepare food in an industrial kitchen
Elderly people look at raised planting beds

Above from left:

  • Scam Jam at the Wendell Community Center, Oct. 4, 2022. This event was organized to inform area seniors about different types of scams and how to avoid them.
  • The Cooking Matters class at Wendell Senior Center in November 2022 teaches participants about nutrition and invites them to work together to make a nutritious and tasty meal.
  • At the Gardening for Life program fall kickoff event Sept. 19, 2022, at the Garner Senior Center, participants check on the Center's elevated garden beds, which had just been prepared for the fall planting season.

Check out these other event photos!

Friendship Cafe

Elderly people sit at tables covered with flowers, cups, bingo cards
Elderly people sit at tables in a room decorated for the holidays

Above from left:

  • Meals on Wheels Friendship Café Holiday Party and Luncheon, Dec. 14, 2022 – Seniors socialize and share a meal at the Luther Green Center in Morrisville.
  • Meals on Wheels Friendship Café Grand Opening, Oct. 3, 2022 – Clients play bingo and wait for lunch to be served at the White Oak Foundation in Apex.

Jingle Walk

Smiling person shows off a t-shirt
Crowds of people at tents in the parking lot of a housing complex
Sign with illustration of running elf and "Jingle Bell Walk & Fun Run"

Above from left:

  • Senior Hunger VISTA Greg Seltzer at the Jingle Walk event to raise money for Northern Wake Senior Center.
  • Jingle Walk event starting at the Northern Wake Senior Center. Registration tent with participants.
  • December Jingle Walk event to raise money for Northern Wake Senior Center in Wake Forest.

Pop Up Market by Food Bank of CENC

Food Bank trailer, people and tables and pallets of food in a parking lot
Folding wagon filled with food items

Above from left:

  • Tables and pallets of food next to a Food Bank trailer
  • A wagon of food from the December Pop Up Market in Zebulon

RFR Mobile Market in Zebulon

Person walks toward parked bus with images of produce and the words "ripe revival" covering its side
Parked bus with images of produce and the words "ripe revival" on the side
Bins of produce in racks
Person pours liquid into pan of apple slices
Woman looks at images of produce on the side of a trailer

Above from left:

  • The Ripe for Revival Mobile Market offered fresh food at the Zebulon Community Center on four recent Thursdays.
  • The town of Zebulon recently hosted Ripe for Revival's mobile market in November. Town folk enjoyed fresh and local produce for free or reduced prices.
  • Inside the Ripe for Revival bus, fresh produce, milk, and eggs are available.
  • The Mobile Market in Zebulon offered live cooking demonstration and taste tests of the available food.
  • Youth Hunger VISTA Abbey Marceau poses in front of the Ripe for Revival Mobile Market.

Winter Donation Drive

Overflowing boxes stacked in a parking lot next to a Raleigh Dream Center truck
Tables covered with boxes, clothing and other items inside a room
Bags of snacks and water on a table

Above from left:

  • Along with our winter donation drive, we collected over 50 winter coats, that were dropped off at the Raleigh Dream Center.
  • The Winter Donation Drive collection in the auditorium before putting all of the bags together. Our team was able to make over 100 bags for the homeless with these materials.
  • Excess materials that were used following the winter donation drive. Our team decided to put together snack bags, and donate the rest of the snacks and water to he Raleigh Dream Center.