Tag: North Carolina

Today, we’re here to highlight the wonderful work that NC State Extension is doing in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina! During the months of April and May 2019, Augusta Washington, Program Educator for the Cooperative Extension, started to teach a Faithful Families course on Wednesday evenings at the local Baptist church in Mecklenburg County. Twenty-five adult… Read more »

We’d love to take this opportunity today to highlight the Faithful Families programming that is happening in Guilford County, North Carolina! In response to the Faith Community Assessment and participation in the Faithful Families program, Locust Grove Baptist Church in Browns Summit, NC started a food pantry in May 2019. Thirteen adults participated in the… Read more »

Today, we’re excited to highlight the work that NC State Extension has been doing to support faith communities in Stokes County, North Carolina! Heros Helping Heroes, also known as Seeds of Hope, is a set of cooking/nutrition classes for low-resourced and foster families in Stokes County. “I set up my class so that kids were… Read more »

Faithful Families will be holding its annual training for North Carolina health educators who are planning to implement the program in their communities.  This training is intended only for staff from local health departments and Cooperative Extension (SNAP-Ed, FCS, EFNEP), including facilitators who have attended a Faithful Families training in the past.   During this… Read more »

  Our November webinar, Building Partnerships to Support Faithful Families, is now available in our webinar archive! Check out the webinar, along with presentation slides and helpful resources and tools. Please follow and like us:

  Micro Original Freewill Baptist Chuch is located in the small farming community of Micro, North Carolina.  The church’s mission is to “reach out to members, potential members and website visitors, and help them grow spiritually by providing resources that work in conjunction with our church services and outreach ministries.”  The church has multiple youth… Read more »

  Have you ever had a bike tire go flat with no quick and easy way to repair it?  Wouldn’t it be great to have a bike repair station readily available and accessible in your community?  We have a solution.  The NC Division of Public Health and NC Cooperative Extension are partnering to provide Bike… Read more »

  October 14, 2015, was a day to celebrate at Peletah Ministries in New Bern, North Carolina. The faith community was awarded a grant from the USDA Farmers’ Market Promotion Program for over $94,000 to enhance the work they are currently doing through their Joseph Community Market, which started in 2014. Please follow and like… Read more »

  by Vimie Magsino In 2014, the North Carolina Division of Public Health (DPH) was awarded Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (ODHDSP) funding for the implementation of population-wide and priority population approaches to prevent obesity, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and the reduction of related health disparities among adults. This award will be… Read more »

  Want to learn about some great community garden projects in North Carolina?  Our friends at Voices into Action: The Families, Food, and Health Project have funded several community garden mini-grant projects.  Here’s an update on two of those gardens in Lee County. Originally posted by Voices into Action here. by Zandra Alford Please follow… Read more »