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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 […]

Feeding Avery Children: Summer 2020

Feeding Avery Children: Summer 2020

Today was the first day of a Summer Delivery Program organized to deliver food to the homes of the children of Avery County and their families. As the days have finally warmed and occasional thunderstorms roll across the surrounding mountains, it feels like there is fresh hope and a new beginning, although the food insecurity […]

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 […]