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    Celebrating Success in Southeast Raleigh

    Posted on June 13, 2014 by in Blog, Events, Wake County

    by Marissa Sheldon Voices into Action hosted the last of our 3 community celebrations on Saturday, June 7, with an event at Chavis Park in Southeast Raleigh.  As with the previous events in Lee and Harnett Counties, we wanted to highlight our mini-grantees’ work and present the findings of our research and community food assessments […]

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    Celebrating Success in Harnett County

    Posted on June 7, 2014 by in Blog, Events, Harnett County

    by Annie Hardison-Moody Last Sunday, we held a community-wide celebration at White Oak Missionary Baptist Church in Lillington to release our food assessment report for Harnett County.  Harnett County residents, volunteers, and representatives of community organizations contributed to the report, which examined a variety of resources in the county related to food access – including […]

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    Celebrating Success in Lee County

    Posted on May 23, 2014 by in Blog, Events, Lee County

    by Marissa Sheldon On Saturday, May 17, Voices into Action and the Sanford Farmers’ Market co-hosted a wondferful community event at Depot Park – the first of our three county celebrations. The purpose of the event was to highlight our mini-grantees’ work, in addition to presenting the findings of our research and community food assessments […]

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    Community Celebrations!

    Posted on April 18, 2014 by in Events, Harnett County, Lee County, Wake County Comments Off on Community Celebrations! Continue Reading...
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    Healthy Southeast Raleigh Health and Wellness Day – April 5

    Posted on March 10, 2014 by in Blog en Español, Events, Wake County Comments Off on Healthy Southeast Raleigh Health and Wellness Day – April 5 Continue Reading...
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    A Day at the Garden: The power of partnerships

    Posted on June 28, 2013 by in Blog, Events, Lee County

    by Kathryn Rosenbaum Last Saturday (June 22nd, 2013), a coalition of partners came together to support the Peace and Unity Community Garden in Sanford for a ribbon-cutting event: “A Day at the Garden.”  There was a fantastic turnout, especially given the amount of rain that kept coming down.  We all had a great time dancing, […]

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    A Day at the Garden on June 22nd in Sanford

    Posted on June 7, 2013 by in Blog, Events, Lee County

    by Kathryn Rosenbaum Spring is coming to an end, which means that spring gardens are beginning to blossom!  You are invited to “A Day at the Garden” at the Peace and Unity Community Garden in Sanford on June 22, 2013 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm for community members.  The event, which will be held […]

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    Peace and Unity Garden in Sanford Receives Grant

    Posted on May 22, 2013 by in Blog, Events, Lee County

    The Peace and Unity Community Garden in Sanford, NC is a project started by Crystal McIver, one of the Lee County Community Mentors working with Voices into Action. The garden has received a grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) through Nourishing North Carolina, a statewide community garden effort making local, […]

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    2013-2014 Lee County Mini-Grants: Call for Proposals

    Posted on March 25, 2013 by in Blog, Events, Lee County

    We are excited to announce the 2013-2014 Lee County Mini-Grants Call for Proposals!  Mini-grants are available for projects between $100 and $2000 that improve access to healthy, affordable foods and safe places to be active.  This could be anything from improving an outdoor play space or measuring a walking trail around a parking lot to […]

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    Southeast Raleigh Community Workshop

    Posted on March 5, 2013 by in Blog, Events, Wake County

    Voices into Action: The Families, Food, and Health Project hosted a community asset-mapping workshop for Southeast Raleigh on February 22 and 23, 2013 at Martin St. Baptist Church. 18 community members and 39 representatives from agencies and organizations attended the workshop. Both groups discussed the resources in Southeast Raleigh that help families have access to […]

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