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Clay for Community Fundraiser: June 4, 2022

Clay for Community Fundraiser: June 4, 2022

Clay for Community Pottery Sale Saturday, June 4, 2022 Linville River Pottery 2180 Goose Hollow Road, Newland, NC (click link for Google Maps) 11 AM until 3 PM – or until pots are gone Don’t miss this amazing pottery sale fundraiser at Linville River Pottery. They will donate 75% of all proceeds to Feeding Avery […]

Our Top 21 Accomplishments of 2021

Our Top 21 Accomplishments of 2021

While 2021 was certainly a challenging year for all, Feeding Avery Families had many successes to celebrate. This non-profit organization fights hunger in Avery County, North Carolina, by providing food at no charge to those who need a helping hand. Here are Feeding Avery Families’ top 21 accomplishments of 2021: Gave away 539,000 pounds of […]

Dick’s 2021 Updates

Dick’s 2021 Updates

In our ever-growing efforts to feed the hungry in Avery County, we are posting updates from Dick below. Read more about current programs. Want to help? Donate online or sign up to volunteer. November 10, 2021 We have started a three month period in which we’ll have just three distributions per month. This is all because […]

Southern Biscuit Donates Flour

Southern Biscuit Donates Flour

At Feeding Avery Families, we are blessed to receive all sorts of food donations to pass along to the hungry in our county. We are especially delighted this week to receive a donation of 1,520 pounds of Southern Biscuit Flour® from Renwood Mills. As with many food producers, they occasionally have large production overruns. Fortunately […]

Avery Journal: First Things Foundation at FAF

Avery Journal: First Things Foundation at FAF

By Luke Barber | Avery Journal | April 15, 2020 Despite having roots in the Orthodox Christian Church, the way in which the First Things Foundation conducts its missions and relief efforts is anything but traditional. Similar to the Peace Corps or Samaritan’s Purse, First Things Foundation prides itself in its efforts to help those […]

Avery Journal: Food Pantries Dedicated 1/22/20

Avery Journal: Food Pantries Dedicated 1/22/20

By Jamie Shell, Jan 22, 2020 Local area nonprofit Feeding Avery Families continues to fight the battle with food insecurity, partnering with local groups to build and establish food pantries at various school locations across Avery County. The organization formally dedicated the pantries during an event on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the pantry building just […]

High Country Press: Bountiful Year 1/13/20

High Country Press: Bountiful Year 1/13/20

Under Dick Larson’s Leadership, Feeding Avery Families Continues Bountiful Accomplishments and Anticipates Another Productive Year In 2020 By Tim Gardner While expanding its services and adding new programs, the Feeding Avery Families organization has achieved milestones of astounding proportions the past two-and-a-half years.  This was especially true in 2019, and FAF expects another record-breaking year […]

Avery Journal: Eventful Year 1/1/20

Avery Journal: Eventful Year 1/1/20

Feeding Avery Families caps off eventful year By Carl Blankenship, Avery Journal, Jan 1, 2020 NEWLAND — Feeding Avery Families has made some major changes in the past year, expanding its services while adding new programs. In 2019 the number of people the nonprofit served jumped from 1,100 to 1,300 in November and December. In […]

Thank You! Empty Bowls Raises $16,000

Thank You! Empty Bowls Raises $16,000

Handcrafted bowls are the heart and soul of Empty Bowls, raising funds to provide food for people whose bowls might otherwise be empty. On Saturday, August 24th, the generosity and creativity of potters helped raise over $16,000 to purchase food for the nonprofit Feeding Avery Families. We especially thank the following potters & clay artists […]