Wake County opens 8 food distribution sites to feed kids, adults during coronavirus pandemic

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The Western Region of Wake County has been working to make sure the county’s most vulnerable children and youth continue to get healthy meals while schools are closed due to the coronavirus, according to a press release.

The Western Region of Wake County includes Cary, Apex, Morrisville and Holly Springs. The release states that “with the help of our Western Regional Food Security Action Group, our Community Advocacy Committee (CAC) Partners and the many volunteers that have joined us, we have set up eight sites where meals/food can be picked up curbside and, in some cases, we can deliver to certain areas.”

Thanks to help from local pantries and restaurants, the program has also been extended to adults, seniors and the homeless. Restaurants and pantries connected to the outreach need supplies and other donations, the release says. To support and donate to the effort, send an email here.

To make a need request to the Western Region Emergency Food Distribution Initiative, send an email here.

Click here for a list of food distribution sites in the Western Region.

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